Jaime Gergen

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Candice Huffine's Husband Dared Her to Run the Marathon—Now She's Redefining What a "Runner's Body" Looks Like

Candice Huffine is tough, but the international plus-size model didn’t always feel that way. It’s been two years since her husband first dared her to …

This dad lost 45 pounds training for the New York City Marathon

Laureano Cancio’s wedding gift to his daughter Olivia is from the heart — a healthy one at that.<p>The 66-year-old lawyer, who once lived in The Bronx …

Meb Keflezighi retires after finishing the New York City Marathon

The 42-year-old American retires as one of the most decorated long-distance runners of this timeThe post Meb Keflezighi retires after finishing the …

Marathons

This U.S. Woman Took 26 Minutes Off Her PR to Place 5th at the New York City Marathon

Meet Allie Kieffer, America’s improbable new marathon star.<p>It was, Allie Kieffer said, the best experience of her life.<p>The 30-year-old Long Islander enjoyed an unforgettable morning at the New York City Marathon today, smashing her best road marathon time by 26 minutes to finish as the second …

The Running Bubble Has Popped. (You Couldn’t Hear It in New York.)

About 50,000 runners started the New York City Marathon on Sunday — and they were the lucky ones. Only 17 percent of those who had entered a drawing that fills a third of the field were selected, and applications for those spots were up about 20 percent over the year before, according to race …

Marathons

How technology helped a blind athlete run free at the New York Marathon

It’s a literal road to nowhere. Stretching out from a roundabout outside the Robin Hood Airport in Doncaster, a small village in Northern England, it’s a wholly unremarkable stretch of slowly cracking pavement, bushes, and weeds, an idle strip of asphalt near long-term parking and a bland business …

Marathons

This Curvy Model Turned Marathoner Offers Inspiration to Runners of Every Size

This weekend, the model and fashion designer Candice Huffine checked off another item from her bucket list. Among the thousands competing in the New York City Marathon, Huffine crossed the finish line in support of Team for Kids, a charity that helps raise money for youth programs across the …

Athletic Apparel

Kid holding ‘poop’ sign at New York City Marathon steals show

spotted, the MVP of the New York City Marathon pic.twitter.com/Fj6CGl0Ag2<p>— Ashley Fetters (@AshleyFetters) November 5, 2017<p>Shalane Flanagan became …

The 15 best and funniest signs from the 2017 NYC Marathon

The 2017 New York City Marathon is over, and the other best thing about the annual 26.2-mile run through the five boroughs besides the amazing runners themselves is the awesome signs they get to see along the way.<p>Here are the best we saw:<p>1.<p>2.<p>3.<p>4.<p>5.<p>6.<p>7.<p>8.<p>As you can see, <i>Stranger Things</i> jokes were in …

Stranger Things

Kevin Hart Finishes First Marathon, Learns Lesson About the Wall

The marathon is a cruel beast, particularly in the final miles when—no matter how good the race has gone thus far—things can fall apart, <i>fast</i>. …

The First American Woman to Win the NYC Marathon in 40 Years Needed Just 3 Words to Reveal the Secret to Success | Inc.com

On Sunday, Shalane Flanagan did what no American woman has done in 40 years: Win the New York City Marathon. She finished a full minute ahead of the three-time defending champion, Kenya's Mary Keitany.<p>Flanagan suffered a stress fracture in her back last winter, an injury that kept her from training …

Marathons

I Watched the Beer Mile Record Go Down—and Managed Not to Puke Myself

The writer, fighting his gut for every step of the final lap, finished well behind champion Corey Bellemore.<p>For three laps, and four beers, my stomach had tolerated—if not quite embraced—the sick joke I was playing on it, but then at last it cried surrender.<p>I’ve vomited in a variety of places in my …

The Great Bun-Huggers Debate: Should Female High School Runners Wear Tight-Fitting Attire?

One mom's petition against briefs sparks heated conversation throughout the running community: Is spandex empowering or exploitative?<p>To spandex or not to spandex?<p>That’s the great debate circulating through the high school running sphere after a New York mom started a petition to ban skin-tight …

3 Reasons You Are Gaining Weight Even While Exercising More

3 Reasons You Are Gaining Weight Even While Exercising More<p>Updated on December 7, 2017<p>Many of us feel obligated to exercise in order to indulge. I …

The Abs Workout That'll Make You A Better Runner

An abs workout for runners? Believe it. While the best way to become a better runner is to—you guessed it—actually <i>run</i>, the workouts you do when …

Workouts

Learn Your Running Shoe Lingo - Women's Running

Running footwear has its own special language. This can be especially tricky when you are looking for your perfect pair. Our glossary can help you …

10 ways to wake up and run: the secret to early morning workouts

Sometimes, dragging yourself out of bed for a run can seem like mission impossible. But if you can find a way, the benefits to your health and your …

The Benefits Of Walking 30 Minutes Every Day

We know that we need to get moving—one of the worst things you can do to your body is sit too much—but how much activity is enough?<p>The good news is, …

Avoid These 7 Running Hotspot Issues

We’ve all been there. You’re running your usual trail, making great time and coming in on your fourth mile. But then you start to feel a slight ache …

Your Brain Could Be The Key To Running Farther And Faster

<i>Illustration by Katy LeMay</i><p><i>Don’t let self-doubt sabotage your running—sports psychologists share how to get your mind in line with your stride.</i><p>How can …

We Know We Have To Taper—But Why And How Exactly Does It Work?

Tapering might just be the strangest phenomenon in running. You’ve somehow managed to survive putting your body through a regimen of pain and …

The Only 3 Running Essentials You Need For Winter (Not Apparel)

Wait, what? There are only three things I need to run through the entirety of a cold, blustery, dark winter?<p>Let me explain.<p>I have been running in the …

A Love Letter To Fall Running - Women's Running

Dear Fall Running,<p>I’ve been waiting for you my whole life. Or at least, all summer. Slogging through highs in the upper 90s and humidity upwards of …

11 Rules of Running Buddy Etiquette

Like all successful relationships, having a running buddy requires communication and compromise.<p>Over the weekend, I asked a girlfriend to join me for …

6 Steps That Will Make That Long Run Feel Easier

• <b>Forget the time:</b> Sometimes, it’s better just to put in the mileage than struggle to keep a time goal. When you’re dragging your feet to make your …

How to Feel More Energized All Week Long - Women's Running

*Courtesy of POPSUGAR Fitness<p>Tired of waking up without energy day after day? You’re not alone. Your responsibilities and obligations might not be …

Got 4 Minutes? That's All You Need for This Upper-Body Tabata Routine

Chisel your arms, abs, and shoulders in no time with this quick, heart-pounding circuit.<p>It may be tempting to obsess about your abs before summer. …

This Legs Exercise Does Amazing Things For Your Butt, Thighs, And Abs

What happens when you string two awesome legs exercises into one compound move? In the case of the step up with reverse lunge you end up with one …

Workouts

Wake Up Early: How You Can Do It - Women's Running

<i>*Courtesy of RunHaven</i><p>Thinking of getting up earlier?<p>Often that thought never becomes action, because ripping yourself from your bed of bliss is like …

This Is How Running Makes You A Better Everything

It’s a pretty simple formula: if you plan your training carefully, meet your mileage goals and fit in some cross-training, you’ll become a better …

Marathons