September 21, 2015
My time didn't set any records, or win me anything. But that's running. For most of us, we're running against ourselves - our whole selves: mind, body, doubts and all. And on that pretty fall day, I won.
By Jen A. Miller, The Philadelphia Inquirer
In the end, it's the glass in my foot that...
September 21, 2015
The takeaway message is clear: Don't be discouraged if you can "only" run a Mile or if you're "just" a jogger; you're doing great things for your body with every step you take.
By Charlotte Andersen, SHAPE Magazine
If you've ever felt embarrassed about your morning Mile as you scroll through...
September 18, 2015
Sometimes it's a good idea to break away from your training plan. Here's why I did it!
By Ali Nolan, Runner's World
Before the Fifth Avenue Mile on Sunday, it had been over a decade since I raced a single Mile. I signed up on a whim when a coworker emailed me an invitation to be part of the...
August 08, 2015
"The jewel of this book is the race history. It is a comprehensive look at the event from the 19th century to the present. Drawing on over 50 races from the professional and collegiate ranks, Hollobaugh dedicates each chapter to a specific style of race."
By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com
February 03, 2015
A Danish health study has concluded that light and moderate runners have lower mortality than sedentary non-runners, whereas strenuous runners have a mortality rate not statistically different from that of the sedentary group.
By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times
Hey, fitness junkies, here's...
July 29, 2014
Running 5-10 minutes daily can reduce risk of cardiovascular disease-related death; runners who ran less than an hour per week have the same mortality benefits compared to runners who ran more than three hours per week
From American College of Cardiology
Running for only a few minutes a day...
May 16, 2014
Exercise is a promise that isn't easy to keep. It is sometimes glorious, sometimes hideous, but always valuable.
By Liz Margolies, The Huffington Post
The evil NYC winter finally departed and it took my excuses with it, leaving me sitting at home, still lazy, flabby and tired. I was moved...
July 19, 2013
The road Mile is simultaneously alluring and terrifying; it's also gaining in popularity; as American as baseball and apple pie
By Erin Strout, Running Times
While the majority of the running world spends its time focused on how to cover 26.2 miles as quickly as possible, it's curious why...
April 25, 2012
To race the perfect Mile, a runner needs to possess an equal balance of strength and speed.
By Mario Fraioli, Competitor.com
Think back to your elementary school days and the first race you probably ever ran: the gym-class Mile. Fast-forward a few years, through the countless 5Ks, dozens of...
November 10, 1958
Led by a fanatic and driven by private furies, Australia's fantastic Miler finds solace and satisfaction in pushing himself beyond endurance: "All I want to do is win."
By Don Connery, Sports Illustrated
On a primeval, wind-swept beach at Portsea, a curling tongue of scruffy Cape Cod land 60...
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