Kate LaMere

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Follow This Mother!

<b>Best recent run:</b> My best run so far has been my fastest 5K. I ran it in 37.26 and knocked about a minute off my previous pace.<p><b>On Persevering:</b> I …

Running Gear Giveaway of Saucony Accessories

As I drove along a dark, devoid-of-any-cars road to my 6:00 a.m. barre class yesterday morning, I gripped the wheel with both hands as I diligently …

The Physiology of Morning v. Evening Workouts

Your body is primed in the evening, but that doesn't mean it's the best time to work out.<p>There's plenty of evidence that athletic performance depends on the time of day (as I discuss in detail in my book!). In general, early evening seems to be the time of maximum performance, which coincides with …

Motivational Poster #59

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>29 Running Songs to Get You Through the Dog Days<p>2<p>The Best Lightweight Running Shoes<p>3<p>Is It Dehydrating to Drink Coffee Before Your Run?<p>4<p>Charlie Rocket Is for Real<p>5<p>30 of the Smartest Fast Food Choices You Can Make<p>No one appreciates the arrival of fall like a runner appreciates the …

Boston Marathon

How to Pace Your Next Marathon By Effort

Advice for seasoned runners looking to run by "feel" instead of GPS stats.<p><i>Thanks, Coach Jenny, for your terrific piece on how to pace by effort in a half or full marathon!</i><p><i>Can you offer more on how and when you modify your strategy for seasoned runners? Do you still suggest pacing by feel on race</i> …

Three-Year Running and Beer Streak To End Friday

Milwaukee resident has been active, hydrated.<p>Every day since October 4, 2010, Tim Cigelske has run at least one mile a day and downed at least one craft brew. This Friday is last call.<p>The three-year mark simply felt like the right time to end the streak, the 32-year-old Milwaukee resident said on …

Ultramarathons

Hard or Soft Midsoles for Injury Protection?

Luxembourgian study finds that training and experience matter more than shoe construction.<p>Running studies from the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg are relatively rare, so I figure this new <i>British Journal of Sports Medicine</i> paper is worth a mention. Researchers provided 247 runners with identical running …

Black Men Less Likely to Run in White Neighborhoods

Sociologist’s survey sought to understand racial disparity among activity levels.<p>Recent research by sociologist Rashawn Ray, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the University of Maryland, found that black men are less likely to run outside if they live in a predominantly white neighborhood. The …