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65 Year Old Finishes 30,000 Mile Walk Across US

This weekend, 65 year old Steve Fugate finished his 30,000 mile walk around the US. He started this trek in 1999, following the death of his son. Steve continued walking in 2005, when his daughter was killed by an accidental drug overdose. “I came up with the idea, of putting love life over my head […]

The Ragnar Relays

Racing can be exciting, especially if you are being cheered on by your relay team the entire time. The Ragnar Relays are 12 person, 200 mile running relay races. It typically takes about 30 hours to complete the race. Each team breaks up the mileage, averaging about 15 miles each. At the moment, The Ragnar […]

Healthy Recipes for Runners: Meet The Kitchen Vixen

We are excited to announce that Elizabeth Brown, aka “The Kitchen Vixen,” will be providing the WalkJogRun community with weekly healthy recipes! Meet Elizabeth Masters of Science in Nutrition Registered Dietitian Certified Holistic Chef Certified Personal Trainer Certified Diabetes Educator Certified Weight Management Specialist Elizabeth attended Penn State University where she earned a Bachelors of […]

WalkJogRun's Birthday: Tech-Shirt Giveaway

Today marks WalkJogRun's fourth birthday…as a corporation! WalkJogRun celebrates four years as a corporation, seven years as a google maps mashup, and nine years as the first online route mapping tool. We're so thankful to all our fans who have been with us along the way. We wouldn't be where we are today without you, […]

Running Injuries: Introducing Dr. James Nace

We are so excited to announce that Dr. James Nace will be contributing to the blog twice a month! Dr. Nace will be giving us information about running injuries. He will let us know about the causes and prevention of injuries common to runners, and when you know you need to see a doctor. Running […]

Runner Survives Near-Fatal Car Crash

It's podcast Friday! This week we interviewed Janet Oberholtzer. She has a very inspiring story. In 2004, she was involved in a near-fatal car crash, involving a semi truck. Her legs were pinned during the accident, and she nearly lost them, and her life. Even though Janet's left leg was almost amputated, she worked through […]

Run for Sherry Arnold

Sherry Arnold, an avid runner from Montana, never returned from her morning run on January 7th. According to CBS News, both suspects in her disappearance appeared in court yesterday. Nearly 200 people gathered together to run in honor of Sherry Arnold this Saturday in Bismarck, North Dakota. Runners all over the world participated as well. […]

Have a Healthy Valentine's Day

Run together on Valentine's Day This Valentine's Day, do something healthy for yourself and your partner! Since tomorrow is a Tuesday, you may not be able to run a race with your significant other. But why not go for a run together and enjoy a healthy meal afterwards? Check out the events calendar to see […]

Twitter Contest: Win a Race Entry Of Your Choice

We're having a Twitter contest! Follow the instructions below for your chance to win a race entry of your choice, up to $150 How to enter Follow @WalkJogRun on Twitter Tweet @WalkJogRun with how you would recommend WalkJogRun to a friend Rules Each Twitter handle will count as one vote Do not attempt creating more […]

Run a Marathon On Every Continent

Challenging adventures are a big lure for many marathon runners. Running a marathon on every continent is a unique experience that requires a great deal of dedication. Although more people are getting involved in this challenge, not too many have completed this feat! For this episode of TalkJogRun, we interviewed Jennifer Purdie who has run […]