WASHINGTON — The first sunny days of spring are often the busiest in Washington — at least on the sidewalks. Runners, forced into hibernation all winter long, break out of the gym and take their…
Runners, mark your calendars: the Marine Corps Marathon has
announced the date for its lottery to register for the exclusive race.
The trail connecting Doctor\’s Run Park and S. George Mason Drive to Randolph Elementary School is expected to be complete by the end of the year.
Anyone who exercises outdoors in the heat needs to remember that their body is working hard to keep cool.
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.
An inspiring charity race in California became even more touching when runners trotted off course to thank a 95-year-old veteran.
Moderate exercise is healthy and a part of many people\’s New Year\’s resolutions, but is more exercise necessarily healthier?
Running a 5K is an excellent goal for new runners and a great way to challenge yourself or a friend.
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.
\”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.
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.
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.
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.
Finding time to consistently exercise is challenging, particularly in our area, where the need to balance long commutes, careers and personal obligations often interfere with our best intentions to exercise regularly. But with some determination and creative scheduling, carving out just a small part of your day is all it takes to be consistent with your fitness.