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Blood tests for runners: are there benefits?

One thing I love about running is that you can switch up your goals as often as the seasons change. If you’re spent from half marathon or marathon training, you may want to avoid double digit runs for awhile. Luckily, that doesn’t mean you need to abandon your training goals. Consider spending the next couple […]

5 training goals for fall that don’t include a marathon

Running goals for fall that don't include a marathon

As the summer comes to a close, many runners are in the height of fall marathon training — logging 20 milers, taking ice baths, carbo-loading, etc. But if you’re not one of these runners, it can be easy to feel left behind in all the mania. But, as we’ve said before, marathons aren’t the ultimate test for runners, and […]

Cool races in cool places: Run for the Wild, Bronx Zoo, New York City

Bronx Zoo elephants / Creative Commons license

RUN FOR THE WILD When: Saturday, April 26, 2014 (8 a.m. start for runners, 8:45 a.m. start for walkers and families) Distance: 5K (3.1 miles) Course map What makes it a cool race: Lions, tigers, bears, oh my! The 6th annual Run for the Wild takes place in the Bronx Zoo – before the zoo […]