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How WalkJogRun is Impacted by Apple's iOS 6 Maps

As many of you have probably noticed since updating to iOS 6, there are some problems with the maps in our iPhone and iPad app. Unfortunately, there's not much we can do as developers until Apple fixes some of the problems with the maps. Luckily, you can help out by reporting any issue you notice […]

Lower back pain, a runner’s most common foe

As a follow up to our physical therapist blogger’s post on lower back pain after running, Dr. Nace examines this running injury from a doctor’s perspective. Most of us have had lower back pain to some degree or another. In fact, well over 80% of U.S. adults experience this particular ailment throughout their lives. The […]

Runner of the Week: Graeme S.

This week's runner of the week is Graeme S. He's a WalkJogRun member who started running at a young age. He's competed in nearly every running race imaginable. Next year, his plan is to try a triathlon. Check out the rest of the blog to learn more about Graeme and read some of his running […]

Catching up with Wesley Korir 3 Weeks Before Chicago

Elite runner Wesley Korir took first place in the Boston Marathon this year and second place at the Chicago Marathon last year. We got the chance to sit down with him and discuss what it was like growing up in Kenya, why he loves to run and all about his pre-race meal. In 2008 Wesley […]

Weight Loss Success Through Healthy Living

Jough Dempsey recently shared his amazing weight loss journey and transformation with us. So far Jough has lost over 189 pounds since he made the decision in 2008 to start eating better and exercising. Jough's decision to make a lifestyle change is so inspirational. His story and weight loss tips are sure to inspire you […]

Women's Health's RUN 10 FEED 10 Chicago Action Hero

In this blog post, Women's Health's RUN 10 FEED 10 Chicago Action Hero Mary Santos shares how she got started running, and why she's excited about the upcoming race. WalkJogRun: Why did you decide to sign up for the RUN 10 FEED 10 event? Mary Santos: I signed up for the RUN 10 FEED 10 […]

Eggs Over Easy

The recipe in this blog post was created by The Kitchen Vixen, our guest recipe blogger. This week she shares an eggs over easy recipe that will give you the protein boost you need for a workout. Probably one of the first things I ever learned to make as a child is eggs. Most likely […]

Apple's iOS 6 and the iPhone 5

Yesterday Apple made an announcement many have been waiting for. The details and specs for the iPhone 5 and the new iOS 6 software were announced yesterday at Apple's keynote presentation. This software update means some great new features will be coming to the WalkJogRun iPhone and iPad app as we have some new iOS […]

100 Marathon Goal with 40 Completed This Year Alone

This week on the WalkJogRun podcast, we interviewed Heather McDonald-Hamilton, a wife and mother of three. Heather is such an inspiration to us because of her love for marathon running. Her goal is to run 100 marathons and join the 100 Marathon Club. She's moving very quickly towards that goal. She also wants to break […]

Despite GoDaddy Hacker Attack, WalkJogRun is Secure

Update (Sept. 11, 2012) : It turns out the GoDaddy incident was not due to hacking, but an internal outage. Yesterday the the hacker group 'Anonymous' launched a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against GoDaddy, taking down WalkJogRun and a significant number of other websites. Despite this attack, WalkJogRun's privacy and security was […]