Runners Move to Support Justice for Ahmaud Arbery, Slain Runner from Georgia – Women’s Running

Runners across the country are seeking justice for and honoring the memory of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man who was shot and killed on February 23 while he was on an afternoon run near his home in southeast Georgia. Arbery, who friends and family say was a former high school football star and ran … Read more Runners Move to Support Justice for Ahmaud Arbery, Slain Runner from Georgia – Women’s Running

Deena Kastor Reflects on Her Own Adoption – Women’s Running

When I saw the photo of Shalane Flanagan’s new son through adoption, my heart leapt the way a mother’s heart does at the sight of a newborn. But I also felt a special connection to little Jack himself. Like him, I was adopted at birth. Growing up, being adopted was the most extraordinary thing. For … Read more Deena Kastor Reflects on Her Own Adoption – Women’s Running

RRCA Releases Runner Attitude Survey Results – Women’s Running

On Friday the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) released results of a survey it conducted in recent weeks asking runners wide-ranging questions about what would make them feel most comfortable in returning to races and group runs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the many key findings? Runners will forego the usual perks and swag … Read more RRCA Releases Runner Attitude Survey Results – Women’s Running

How to Start Running with the Run / Walk Strategy

How to start running for new or re-starting runners. Today we’re talking about using the Run / Walk plan. It’s the best way to get started or build up a strong base for running longer and faster. You can use the Run / Walk time chart to find the best intervals for YOU. Then, use … Read more How to Start Running with the Run / Walk Strategy

To All the Miles We’ve Shared Together – Women’s Running

“Don’t need no hateration, holleration / In this dancerie / Let’s get it percolatin’, while you’re waiting…” The Mary J. Blige lyrics came out slightly muffled from the speaker of the early generation iPhone. My mom held the phone between the two of us—both of us donning cheap plastic tiaras from the Claire’s in a … Read more To All the Miles We’ve Shared Together – Women’s Running

Keep Your Appetite in Check With Power Bowls – Women’s Running

The better weather, higher mileage (running is now our only outlet), stress of working from home, and/or energy expended from chasing kids around all day, probably means that you’re experiencing a big appetite right about now. Combine this with being cooped up at home all day, and you might find yourself wandering into the kitchen … Read more Keep Your Appetite in Check With Power Bowls – Women’s Running

Is a Heel Strike Bad? How to Think About Foot Strike and Running

Your foot is the first point of contact between the ground and your body. Since running is an impact sport, let’s be sure that foot strike is healthy! Foot strike didn’t used to be so complicated. During my running career, I had more than ten coaches at the high school and collegiate level. And none … Read more Is a Heel Strike Bad? How to Think About Foot Strike and Running

Why It’s a Great Time to Run Hills – Women’s Running

Every runner wants to get faster. You get faster by training faster, but speed can kill—putting a quick end to your performance dreams if you get injured or burnt out. Enter hills. Running hills can provide a foundation for speed and allow for a smooth, safe transition to later-season, intensified speed workouts. When you’re just … Read more Why It’s a Great Time to Run Hills – Women’s Running