29 Jun '14, 8pm

The Benefits of Running Less

Coach JENNY!!!!! You helped me out this past July. I was running myself into the ground, exhausted, and I was worried about backing off without compromising my goals. (Read her original question in my column about overtraining here. ) My dream was to get near my mother's marathon personal record — 3:46 at the 1985 NYC Marathon when she was 44 years old. I knew if I got near that time, I would qualify (for Boston). I also wanted to honor my marathoning parents, both of whom are gone now. My last marathon was in 1990, and I crashed and burned at 4:20. I’m now 47 years old. So I followed most of your advice and backed off, with my average weekly mileage around 38-45. On race day, I took your Timeless Challenge and raced GPS-less, running by feel. Although I had to walk three times after mile 20, I finished in 3:50:04!!! It looks I'm heading for Boston in 2015!! Thank you SO M...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/race-training/the-benefits-of...

Tweets

The Benefits of Running Less via @RunnersWorld

runnersworld.com 29 Jun '14, 8pm

There’s nothing that makes me smile bigger than receiving Success Mail. In this case, it was actually a Success Post on my...

Exercise During Pregnancy Benefits Mother and C...

runnersworldonline.com.au 28 Jun '14, 2pm

Pretty much everyone knows about the importance of good nutrition and adequate weight gain during pregnancy. Less is known...

Running for weightloss

Running for weightloss

runnersworld.co.uk 28 Jun '14, 4pm

is the best way to take your running to the next level. It’s also an effective way to burn extra calories and shed body fa...

The Health Benefits of Beer

runnersworld.com 26 Jun '14, 11pm

Although most runners agree that beer is not exactly a “health food," there’s good news for those of us who like to imbibe...

The Health Benefits of Beer

runnersworld.com 26 Jun '14, 8pm

Although most runners agree that beer is not exactly a “health food," there’s good news for those of us who like to imbibe...

true.

runnersworld.com 27 Jun '14, 5pm

For some reason, I decided to start running – and then run my first 5K. Along the way I was surprised to learn… 1. Running...

Exercising during pregnancy benefits not only y...

runnersworld.com 23 Jun '14, 3pm

Pretty much everyone knows about the importance of good nutrition and adequate weight gain during pregnancy . Less is know...

Exercise During Pregnancy Benefits Mother and C...

runnersworld.com 23 Jun '14, 2pm

Pretty much everyone knows about the importance of good nutrition and adequate weight gain during pregnancy . Less is know...

OTHER VOICES: A newbie runner discovers the, um...

runnersworld.com 28 Jun '14, 2am

For some reason, I decided to start running – and then run my first 5K. Along the way I was surprised to learn… 1. Running...

Research reveals surprising perks of running in...

runnersworld.com 24 Jun '14, 1pm

A runner's relationship with the sun is complicated. You love soaking up its warmth and energy, especially after a winter ...

Tips for Running in Humidity

runnersworld.com 01 Jul '14, 1pm

Runners often obsess over weather reports, tracking the coolest time of day in which to run. But as anyone who's ever trie...

Just thought we'd share a recent article from R...

runnersworld.com 27 Jun '14, 7pm

Tuesdays at Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant What’s unique about this group: Each week the run is themed. Past themes inc...

Running

Running

runwashington.com 30 Jun '14, 2pm

When nearing the end of an hour-long run in this hot and humid weather, the last thing you want to put your body through i...

The Running Résumé of a World Cup Soccer Referee

runnersworld.com 26 Jun '14, 4pm

To make the most accurate calls during a soccer match, a referee is told to stay no more than 20 yards from the ball at al...

I need to go running outside to get that sunshine. It really ends up being a great experience #health #fitness #tips

I need to go running outside to get that sunshi...

runnersworld.com 27 Jun '14, 10pm

I have two little boys and I work from home. I try to get out of the house to run at least two or three times a week and t...