Run In 2014: New Year’s Races

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End the year in (active) style and start the new year off right with these events on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Forget dozing on the couch, navigating party-going crowds or gorging on exorbitant prix fixe menus while paying for an expensive hotel room or babysitter. Fast-approaching 2013 deserves a better welcome, a hybrid […]

Non-Traditional Treatments for Running Injuries

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Alternative treatments — including acupuncture and chiropractic care — may help you get healthier, faster. Whether they’re hobbling along mid-workout with a tight hamstring, stuck spinning on a stationary bike or sitting on the couch willing a stress fracture to heal faster, injured runners are desperate for a treatment — or at least enough relief […]

Club Nats – USATF Club Cross Country Nationals Preview 2013

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High-caliber runners descend upon Bend, a town in Central Oregon’s high desert, for tomorrow’s USATF Club Cross Country Nationals. They are surveying the championship course at River’s Edge Golf Course. “It’s by far the toughest and most ‘real’ cross country course I’ve ever run on,” says Bobby Reyes, who’ll toe the line with the BRC/adidas team. […]

Running And Walking Shown to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer Death

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Here’s another reason to get more exercise, ladies: research shows women’s risk of dying from breast cancer is lower when they walk or run a specific amount. A study published in PLos One examined data on more than 79,000 women from 11-year National Walkers’ and Runners’ Health Studies. Although none of the women had a history of […]