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Running expert: Take it easy in the heat

Anyone who exercises outdoors in the heat needs to remember that their body is working hard to keep cool.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 05:43am EDT

Tags: heat, exercise, Paula Wolfson, Jeff Horowitz,

Va. family ready to head back to the Boston Marathon (Video)

The Walls family of Arlington, Va. was in Boston when the marathon bombing occurred last year. They remember the harrowing experience of living through it and will be back again for this year's Boston Marathon.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 06:33am EDT

Tags: boston marathon, Boston Marathon bombing, andrew mollenbeck

Runners detour race to thank cheering 95-year-old veteran (Video)

An inspiring charity race in California became even more touching when runners trotted off course to thank a 95-year-old veteran.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 10:18am EST

Tags: San Jose Mercury News, Joe Bell, World War II veteran, veteran, runners,

Are ultramarathoners healthier than shorter-distance runners?

Moderate exercise is healthy and a part of many people's New Year's resolutions, but is more exercise necessarily healthier?

Sunday - 01/12/2014, 04:03pm EST

Tags: ultramarathon, exercise

Training for your first 5k: Training schedule and tips

Running a 5K is an excellent goal for new runners and a great way to challenge yourself or a friend.

Friday - 12/13/2013, 09:14am EST

Tags: Lisa Reed, 5K, training

Local races to keep the family festive and active this holiday season

The holidays are often synonymous with an abundance of food and cocktails, as parties and family gatherings kick into high gear. But there are plenty of festive walks and runs in the D.C. area that will help keep you in the spirit -- and keep you active -- during the holiday season.

Friday - 11/29/2013, 07:47am EST

Tags: Julie Sapper, Lisa Reichmann, Run Farther & Faster, races, holiday, Rachel Nania

Run like a mother: Finding community, humor in a serious sport

It's not all about running for Dimity McDowell and Sarah Bowen Shea. It's about coming together with like-minded women to exercise bodies and emotions.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 09:07am EDT

Tags: Run, Run Like a Mother, Another Mother Runner, Rachel Nania, Sarah Bowen Shea, Dimity McDowell

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Shake Track & Field: A running club with some flavor

"Order up!" may not be the first words most runners hear after a hard run, but for more than 150 Washingtonians, it's very familiar.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 08:42am EDT

Tags: Shake Shack, Run, pacers, Food, Shake Track & Field, running club, Rachel Nania

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Running gear: Tested and recommended

Whether you're just thinking about starting a running program or reaching your peak mileage for fall race season, one thing is certain: runners, regardless of their speed and distance, love their gear and gadgets. Here are the top picks.

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 10:37am EDT

Tags: Julie Sapper, Lisa Reichmann, Run Farther & Faster, Run, fitness, gear

Race into fall: Summer winds down, local races gear up

If you're looking for ways to get out and challenge your body as summer winds down, there are a handful of local races that will get your blood pumping -- some even take place this weekend.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 09:12am EDT

Tags: races, Nina Napolitano, triathlon, 5K, Run, fitness

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