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How to Join and Add Routes to WalkJogRun Groups

WalkJogRun groups are a great way to share routes with others. If you and your running group like to plan routes before you go out running, or share training routes, then a group is a great idea to get started. Don't have a running group? You're sure to find one to join from our list! […]

How Making Your Own Energy Drinks Can Save Money

Popular sports drinks can be costly. I came across this article by Ashley Dunn at the LA Times, explaining how to create your own sports drinks. Surprisingly, most of the ingredients are found in your own kitchen. Learning how to make your own sports drinks is a very valuable lesson for runners. Why pay extra […]

Hamstring Injury Lasting Longer Than Four Weeks

Dr. Nace answers specific questions from runners on the blog once a month. If you have a question you'd like to ask Dr. Nace, click “ask the doctor” at the bottom of the page. I have suffered from a hamstring injury since descending a long steep hill during a half marathon last November. I took […]

Nude races: yes, running naked

A group of runners coming together at a nudist resort to run a 5k…naked. Can you imagine it? You may not have heard of these slightly underground races, but they’ve been around for over 20 years. A few months ago, we interviewed the Naked Runners. This week, we interviewed a race director for clothing optional […]

Nutritious Condiments to Dress Up Your Recipes

Last week you hopefully learned how to make quinoa and brown rice cakes, but I neglected to include some tasty ways to change the flavor of your new favorite food. Believe me, if they're not already, those quinoa and brown rice cakes will soon be a staple in your weekly food repertoire. Everyone I have […]

iPhone GPS App Launches On National Running Day

Happy National Running Day! In honor of this special day, we are proud to announce that our iPhone GPS app is now live in the App Store! For those of you who have already purchased our app, this is a free update. If you're an iPhone user and have not yet downloaded the app, be […]

WalkJogRun.net Launches Most Accurate iPhone GPS App for Runners

WalkJogRun.net's iPhone app update was just launched in the App Store today. This update to the WalkJogRun Running app features the most accurate GPS running tracker available for the iPhone, and the most comprehensive iPhone application for runners. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WalkJogRun.net was founded in 2002, making it the […]

Don't Ignore the Pain of Muscle Strains

This article was written by our guest blogger, Dr. James Nace, MD. He writes articles on common running injuries, and also tackles questions of your own once per month. Muscle strains are another very common injury for runners and many of the questions I get from the readers here at WalkJogRun and from patients in […]

Cycling Accident Survivor Returns to Training

In 2002, Christopher Brisley was tragically hit head-on by a car while cycling. He had to endure numerous painful surgeries, and a long recovery. He was forced to put running and training to the side as he focused on recovering from the accident. In 2005 he founded Take a Challenge, which encourages people to set […]