Marathons

Should Runners Eat More Fat To Burn More Fat?

As a health and running coach, I'm always up on the latest research. And one hot topic for runners in the past few years has been moving to a diet …

Weight Loss

How was your weekend running?

From ultra distance down to a mile, it was a weekend of contrasts for me. What did the weekend hold for you? As always, share your highs and lows below the line<p>A weekend of contrasts for me - from very long to very short - and almost entirely watching other people putting in the actual effort. For …

113 people tied together finish Calgary Marathon

The Guinness World Record attempt almost didn’t happen<p>Running a marathon is an accomplishment in itself. Running a marathon tied to 112 other runners …

Justin Kurek runs 2:42 at Calgary Marathon in jeans and a cowboy outfit

Justin Kurek sets a world record for running the marathon dressed as a cowboy. Photo: Dave Holland.<p>“Giddy up,” “Yee-haw,” and “Where’s your …

Canada

12 Sunday Things & that is why your running can’t determine your self-worth.

No Comments May 29, 2017<p>Another Sunday in the books over at our house! I hope you have had a great weekend and that you have a beautiful Memorial Day.<p>…

Boston Marathon

Alamosa’s Lauren Martin, Kenya’s Barnabas Kosgei win Bolder Boulder citizens races

BOULDER — Barnabas Kosgei of Kenya and Lauren Martin of Alamosa captured the citizens’ race titles on Monday at the 39th Bolder Boulder run.Martin, …

Denver

2017 Zegama-Aizkorri Marathon Results

On a warm, dry, and windy day at the 2017 <i>Zegama-Aizkorri Marathon</i> in <i></i>Basque Country, Spain, local <i>Maite Maiora</i> (pre-race and post-race interviews) …

Running

Man Wins 23-Kilometer Race He Ran in His Socks

Ibrahim Mukunga Wachira, a 27-year-old marathon runner from Kenya, became an overnight sensation in the small Baltic country of Estonia, after …

Running

Farah Says Farewell to Hayward Field With Pre Classic Win

<b>Mo Farah wins his final race at Hayward Field, photo by PhotoRun.net</b><i>In his final race at Hayward Field, Mo Farah, the finest male long distance racer</i> …

Olympic Marathon

Marathon runners who helped each other over finish line reunited at Great Manchester Run

A man who helped a fellow runner over the finish line at the London Marathon has been reunited with him at the Great Manchester Run.<p>Matthew Rees …

Selfless runner who rescued fellow London Marathon competitor when he collapsed reunited with new friend

A selfless runner who helped a fellow competitor over the finish line at the London Marathon was reunited with the man he rescued at the Great …

London Marathon

Defiant runners take to Manchester's streets

It was one of the first large-scale events to take place in the city centre after Monday's deadly terror attack.<p>Many armed police were deployed as …

UK News

Bolder Boulder 2017: U.S. men looking for first title in International Team Challenge

Related Stories<p>May 28:<br>• Bolder Boulder 2017: Libby James continues her tradition<br>• Bolder Boulder 2017: Cheri Madsen looking for repeat performance in …

Boulder

A little pain and a lot of relief for Canadian runner Dayna Pidhoresky

“That’s the biggest blister I’ve seen in my life,” Dayna Pidhoresky said. “But I’ll be OK.”<p>The bobo on the toe on her right foot might have been the …

Canadian News

Live: Runners tackle Scotiabank Calgary Marathon

The Scotiabank Calgary Marathon began this morning as thousands of runners took off from Stampede Park, some hoping to break a world record.<p>If you …

Running

Tens of thousands turn out for Great Manchester Run amid tight security

<b>Defiant runners came together on the streets of Manchester today.</b><p>Ten of thousands of people completed the Great Manchester Run amid heightened …

Kenyan marathoner finally wins Calgary race

Third time was indeed a charm for Daniel Kipkoech.<p>“I’m so happy because my main goal was to win,” said the fleet-footed Kenyan. “I’ve come here two …

Canadian News

Top Canadian results from the 2017 Ottawa Marathon

Photo: Matt Stetson.<p>On a warm morning in the nation’s capital, tens of thousands of runners participated in the Ottawa Marathon and Half-Marathon. In …

Canada

Want to run around Fenway Park 112 times? Then this marathon is for you.

Fenway Park is one of the most iconic sports centers in the United States, and maybe even the world. It’s on any baseball fan’s bucket list to watch a game there, but will it also be fun to run a marathon there? Fenway Marathon organizer Dave McGillivray thinks so.<p>“It’s going to be a unique …

Boston Marathon

Great Manchester Run: thousands show solidarity with bombing victims

Before the starting whistle, a minute’s silence in memory of the victims and casualties of the suicide bomb that killed 22 at the Manchester Arena. This year’s Great Manchester Run may have been more subdued than usual, but runners turned out in their thousands, undettered by the attack on their …

European News

Ottawa Race Weekend 2017 sees fewer runners raise more for charity

Director says relief from fees would free up money to improve event<p>This year's Ottawa Race Weekend ended on a hot and sunny note Sunday, with fewer …

Running

SHOW OF THE YEAR - Men's Running the UK's first running magazine just for men

The Men’s Running Awards 2017 are now open for voting!<p>Vote for your Show of the Year below. The top 10 will then be shortlisted for the final round …

London Marathon

Eric Gillis aiming for third Canadian men's 10K road race championship

Eric Gillis has won two Canadian men’s 10-kilometre road race championships.<p>His chances for a third in Ottawa on Saturday evening will improve if he …

Canadian News

Why Do Men Run Faster Than Women?

Running is a sport that both men and women enjoy, whether they're racing in a 5K or a marathon, or competing for a team or their country while …

Cool Stuff

Ask the Running Pacer | Paul Addicott | Pacers Running

Following a running pacer is a great way stay on track with your race goals and nail that PB.<p>If you have ever wondered what motivates a runner to …

London Marathon

The Device That Democratized the Foot Race

Thanks to starting blocks, races were no longer won by who could dig the best foothold.<p>When sprinters take their marks, they place their hands on the ground and position their feet onto angled blocks. Before the start signal, the runners rest their knees on the ground, then transfer their weight …

Olympic Marathon

What Fasting During Ramadan Looks Like For A Runner

The Holy month of Ramadan runs through most of June, which means I will be fasting while continuing my running routine. I realized that there really …

Women's Fitness

2017 Spring/Summer Training, Week Nineteen, Day 5, a day of relaxed running

<b>Week 19 , Spring/Summer 2017, Outdoor track season</b><p>This is the second part of our Spring/Summer season, and will run through June 1. Remember your …

Running

Calgary marathon: 5 things to know for runners and residents

Here's a few things you need to know to survive race day in Calgary<p>It's marathon weekend in Calgary, so stretch out, carb up and get ready for some …

Running

The four things I did to reduce my half marathon pace by 2 minutes a mile for the Brooklyn Half Marathon

Going from running a 10:00 mile to a 7:59 one in about a year may seem an impossible feat, but I can say from experience it really isn’t that bad. …

Running