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Tips for training, running in the summer heat

Instead of avoiding the outdoors all summer, embrace the heat by following these training and racing tips:

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 09:12am EDT

Tags: running, training, Julie Sapper, Lisa Reichmann, summer, D.C.

Back on my feet: A story of restoration and triumph

Before Rachel Panay joined Back On My Feet, she was an alcoholic with a waning music career. And she certainly wasn't a runner. Yet at a quarter of six on a chilly morning, she's outside the N Street Women's Shelter dressed in a thick black coat, wool hat and gloves preparing for a run.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 07:59am EDT

Tags: running, Back on my feet, BOMF, Rachel Panay, nonprofit, homelessness, recovery, Mike Shomaker

Security concerns at this year's Marine Corps Marathon

A marathon is supposed to end with smiles, maybe tears of joy and certainly exhaustion. It is not supposed to end with carnage and blood on the streets. The horror that struck Boston last week makes some of us wonder: Could it happen here, too?

Monday - 04/22/2013, 10:35am EDT

Tags: Marine Corps Marathon, security, running, paula wolfson

Off the 8's: Memories of the Boston Marathon

There will always be a Boston Marathon. By the Lord's grace, I'll get back there and have a wicked good time.

Sunday - 04/21/2013, 09:52am EDT

Tags: boston marathon, running, Off the 8s, Tom Temin

Off the 8s: Returning to running

I've been in a serious on-and-off-again relationship for 12 years. It's complicated.

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 09:19am EDT

Tags: Off the 8s, running, boston marathon

On the Run: 'I run for Boston'

"I run for Boston." So many marathoners have declared that line over the years while training to achieve a qualifying time for what is considered the Holy Grail of American marathons.

Tuesday - 04/16/2013, 09:08am EDT

Tags: boston marathon, paula wolfson, on the run, running

D.C.-area runners reflect on a tragic marathon day in Boston

Marathon day in Boston is a day traditionally filled with eager runners, packed bars and sidewalks overflowing with supporters, signs and cheers. But the 117th Boston Marathon deviated drastically from tradition.

Tuesday - 04/16/2013, 06:30am EDT

Tags: boston marathon, local runners, Boston, running, Lauren Gabler, Anthony Moulton

On the Run: The ABCs of knees

Mike Hill, the director of Sports Performance at Georgetown University talks to Paula Wolfson about the ABCs of healthy knees.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 08:15am EDT

Tags: running, exercise, knee injury, anterior cruciate ligament, Georgetown University, on the run, paula wolfson

Spring forward to your summer body in 30 minutes or less

Believe it or not, spring is officially 25 percent over, which means summer is right around the corner. Here are some workout tips for how to achieve your ideal summer body.

Monday - 04/08/2013, 11:21am EDT

Tags: Fitness, running, hill sprints, Josef Brandenburg, Results Fitness

Study: Walking, just as healthy as running

You may not be missing out if you spot runners speed past you along a sidewalk or bike trail. A new study shows walkers get similar health benefits as those who jog or run.

Friday - 04/05/2013, 03:00pm EDT

Tags: walking, running, health benefits, American Heart Association, CDC, Rock Creek Park

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