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Your Guide to the 2012 London Olympic Marathon

The London Olympic Marathon is coming up! We put together a guide to the 2012 London Olympic Marathon. This includes the faces to look for and also a little bit about the marathon course. The Women's Marathon is on August 5th at 5:00 AM CST, 11:00 AM, GMT. The Men's Marathon is on August 12th […]

2012 London Olympics Running Schedule

The 2012 London Olympics are right around the corner! We created a guide with the dates and times of all the Olympic running events. Don't forget to tune in to your local television stations to watch your favorite Olympians compete! Check back at the blog next week as we'll be sharing a guide for traveling […]

Lifehacker Searching for Best Smartphone Running App

Lifehacker is currently searching for the best smartphone running app! We know how much our fans love the WalkJogRun app, so we wanted to let you know that you can vote for it! How to vote for WalkJogRun Visit the Lifehacker article Comment on the article with Vote: WalkJogRun Don't forget to say why WalkJogRun […]

How to stay safe while running

Updated June 23, 2013 Safety is very important, especially for runners. Sometimes we’re out there running when no one else is around. It’s important for runners to be aware of their surroundings and know the risks associated with running so they can protect themselves. In this podcast, we spoke with Rebecca E., who was chased […]

Runner of the Week: Mateusz G.

This week's runner of the week is Mateusz G. from London. He's a bartender who enjoys running when he's not mixing and serving drinks to customers. He is also fluent in Polish and helped us translate the WalkJogRun app description! Favorite Candy: Dark chocolate with orange, preferably Lindt Chocolate with Sea Salt that I found […]

Cross-Training for Runners

This is a post about cross-training for runners by our guest blogger, Dr. James Nace. In this article, Dr. Nace discusses the benefits of cross-training and the importance of adding cross-training workouts to your regular running routine. Photo courtesy of Jim Bahn My last several posts have discussed knee troubles and muscle strains, all of […]

Running every day for 21 years

Matt Ketterman started running every day over 21 years ago. In this podcast he shares how he got started running and about a close call he had which almost ended his run streak. Matt also recognized a need at his local food pantry. He organized a charity race that he plans to host every year. […]

Recipe: healthy blue cheese dressing

This recipe is by the WalkJogRun recipe blogger, The Kitchen Vixen. This week she created an low fat blue cheese dressing recipe. Ingredients 1 cup cottage cheese 1 cup Greek yogurt 2 T chopped shallots 1 clove garlic, minced 2 T blue cheese crumbles 1 T brown rice vinegar Directions Combine everything in a food […]

Top Tips for your Free WalkJogRun Membership

To help you get the most out of your free membership, here are our top 10 tips for the site: iPhone/ iPad App – If you have an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and love WalkJogRun you'll love our GPS App! WalkJogRun Running shows you the routes within 1 mile of your location wherever you […]

Runner of the Week: Brianna L.

This week's runner of the week is Brianna L. from Lubbock, Texas. She's a college student who fits her runs in between classes! She loves using the WalkJogRun GPS app to track her workouts. Favorite Candy: I'm a sucker for anything chocolate! I've tried to get myself into dark chocolate to help reduce the calories, […]