Yes, it’s cold out there! Actually, it’s really cold—but that’s no excuse not to go running! I still gear up and go out, even if it’s in the single digits outside, and even if there’s a ton of snow on the ground. Luckily, you can gear up too, thanks to Rodale’s. They have everything you […]
‘d heard about color runs…how trendy and fun they were. But I’m so busy with work and kids’ stuff that I totally missed that one was coming to my town until two days beforehand, when David Willey, editor-in-chief of Runner’s World magazine asked me if I wanted three “tickets” to the already sold-out event.
Excuses, excuses, excuses. I’ve had them—and good ones, too. But perhaps it was the specter of turning 50 that made me want to start running for my life. I’ve written before about how I started running and about my magic running shoes. And slowly but surely, I’ve gotten a little bit stronger every run—which only occurred weekly if I was lucky.
I was one of those depressed, overweight, overstressed people who always had a reason why I wouldn’t or couldn’t run. The most pressing reason was that sneakers made my feet feel so hot that I couldn’t bear to wear them. Ever. Lucky for me, I am the CEO of the company that owns Runner’s World, […]
I’m still a new runner—and I use the word runner loosely, since I still can’t run up all the hills around my house. But if I don’t get at least a weekly run, I feel myself start to get crusty and cranky, and return to a state of being where I was not happy one […]
I used to be a runner. A long, long time ago. Not the kind who raced or anything, or felt part of a running community, but the kind who ran for fitness. In 1985, I was 24 (had a 4-year-old kid) and weighed 115 pounds. I also rode my bike and lifted weights. I was […]
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