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The UK’s Sport Relief Games

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From Friday 21 to Sunday 23 March 2014, more than 60,000 people will participate in Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Games in the UK. Sport Relief, started by Comic Relief and BBC Sport in 2002, is a biennial charity event where people raise money for vulnerable populations in the UK and around the world by participating in […]

Make a difference with your running: RUN 10 FEED 10

Want to run for more than just yourself? To make a difference to those in need? How about running to help provide meals for those going hungry in your own community? For the second year Women’s Health has partnered with the Feed Foundation in hosting RUN 10 FEED 10 events across the country. Last year […]

Awesome (and occasionally weird) summer races

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It is officially summer! And summer is a great time to sign up for a fun race. You can test your fitness to see if you are on track for your fall goals — and have a blast doing it. Here are a few awesome (and occasionally weird) summer races we discovered across the globe. Let us know […]

Event spotlight: power walk a marathon through NYC … in your bra

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Each year, thousands of women and men take to the streets of London at midnight and Power Walk a marathon — in their bras. The annual event, Walk the Walk’s MoonWalk, raises awareness and funds for breast cancer causes, and it’s making its way to New York City this summer — the place where it started 16 […]

From zombies to beer, fun runs bring races to a new demographic

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You’re running a 5K. Your pace is good. You feel strong. And then … A zombie jumps out in front of you and tries to eat your brain. No, you’re not dreaming, and no, this isn’t a horror film. It’s all part of a growing trend of races focused on making racing fun and attainable […]

Run To Work Day: encouraging healthy lifestyles, helping charity

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Cool event alert. April 26 is Run To Work Day 2013. What it is: The event encourages people all over the world to run to or from work and donate the money  they would otherwise have spent on travel and parking to charity. In light of the Boston Marathon bombings, the website has added The One […]

Swuggling, Unijuggling and Joggling the Triathlon

We have two special guests for our 50th podcast episode. Bob and Trish Evans are a husband and wife creative duo. They are experienced jugglers who hold world records for joggling (juggling while running) for male and female in the 5K and 10K. Trish's 5K PR is 19:46, and Bob's is 16:34. They also competed […]

Alternative Marathons to the ING New York City Marathon

Carefully monitoring #Sandy; currently anticipating NO CHANGES to #ingnycm events. Pls check nyrr.org for updates & STAY SAFE. — The INGNYC Marathon (@INGNYCMarathon) October 29, 2012 Due to Hurricane Sandy, it's still unknown whether the New York Marathon will go on this Sunday, November 4th. According to a tweet from the New York Marathon's official […]

295 Total Marathons, 148 Wins

Chuck Engle calls himself the “marathon junkie.” So far, Chuck has completed 295 marathons with a 2 hour 44 minute average time! That's not all- he finished in first place in 148 of those marathons! We wanted to chat with Chuck on the podcast to hear his thoughts on racing and running in general. He […]

Man Runs a Full Marathon in Flip-Flop Sandals

Keith Levasseur ran the Baltimore Marathon on October 13th. In flip-flop sandals. He is currently in the process of contacting the Guinness Book of World Records to enter his feat in as the fastest marathon time in sandals. His time was 2 hours and 46 minutes! We shared his story on our Facebook page earlier […]