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Run for Your Life: The Best Running Accessory is a Smile by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hey there! Happy Wednesday. Have you read this quote before?  You might be wondering, “Okay Ruthie, but this is a running blog! What does that have to do with ru ... Read on »
The Running High: The Charitable Side of the Boston Marathon by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The One Fund was one of the many charities that received some of the over 20 million dollars raised during the Boston Marathon The 2014 Boston Marathon will be remem ... Read on »
Running Wild: Now What? Overcoming a disappointing finish by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On Monday, we got to bask in the glory of Meb Keflezighi’s enormous victory at Boston. He knocked it out of the park. It was a nail biter…he was ahead around 10K, but in t ... Read on »
Run for Your Life: The Running Community, You Never Really Run Alone by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hello Runners, and Happy Tuesday. Today, I want to share with you something that has been on my heart. If you’ve ever participated in #RunChat, run with a friend/f ... Read on »
Patriot’s Day and Marathon Monday in Boston by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It has been a while since I last posted, things have been busy here in Boston with, well with life in general.  I did want to put pen to paper today and say that I am thin ... Read on »
Running Wild: Where will you be on April 21, 2014? by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On Monday, tens of thousands will congregate in Hopkinton, Mass at the starting line of the Boston Marathon. It’s the 118th running of the race and the energy surrounding ... Read on »
Run for Your Life: Running’s Not All About Distance! Focus on Strength, Speed, and Form by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Confession: Right now, I’m not training for a race. Why? The ones that are local to me happen to be when I am out of town, and traveling for a race really isn’t ... Read on »
The Running High: 5 Reasons to Get Pumped for Competitive Running by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Competitive running is cool.  That is the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.  Regardless of what non-fans may say, watching ladies and gentlemen run their ... Read on »
Running Wild: Long Run Packing List by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Running a marathon is easy. Training for a marathon is the hard part. The hardest part? Long (really long) training runs. Confidence building? Soul crushing? Sleep deprivi ... Read on »
Run for Your Life: The Search is Over – Fitmark Bags Review by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hello again! Happy Tuesday. Are you picky? There are several things in life that I am very particular about: 1. Travel coffee mugs 2. Travel water bottles ... Read on »
The Running High: A List of Running MUST READS by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The sport of running is littered with literature. Training books, novels, biographies, non-fiction, nutrition tips, and on and on and on. It can be tough to wade t ... Read on »
Running Wild: How Not To Be a Morning Runner by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There are some people who can set their alarms for 5:15, 5:00, or 4:30 AM, roll out of bed, and throw on their gear. Maybe a quick cup of coffee and a half banana are hast ... Read on »
Run for Your Life: Avoid Runner’s Envy, Be Your Own Best Competition by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hello again! Happy April! With spring race season in full effect, it seems like the running world is abuzz with energy! With that comes a lot of action on social m ... Read on »
The Running High: A History of Corruption and Controversy Part II by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When looking back at the history of our sport, I came across one event, one detail that seems to have shaped our sport domestically more than any other event in recent his ... Read on »
Running Wild: The Hangover by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It’s the morning after your long run… Despite hydrating like crazy, eating protein within the hour, and generally taking it easy you wake up feeling like it’s the morn ... Read on »
Run for Your Life: Run Safe! The 10 Commandments of Running Safety by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Alone. Outside… Scary or liberating? “Alone” and “Outside” might be two of your favorite things about running – I know they are mine. But I hate to be the bearer ... Read on »
The Running High: 5 Ways to Spring Forward your Training by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As the flowers bloom, so should your training! Spring is one of the best times of the year to get out the door and explore. No, this is not the 2nd part of my litt ... Read on »
Running Wild: Taking It Up a Notch by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When did you know that you were ready to bite the bullet, throw on that bib number, and go after it? Registering for a 10K, half marathon, a marathon, a triathlon…the poss ... Read on »
Run for Your Life: Weight Gurus App Sync Scale Review and GIVEAWAY! by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running [Disclaimer: I was provided with a scale for review, however all opinions are my own genuine thoughts on the product] I’ll have it be known: I am not a “weigher.” Up u ... Read on »
The Running High: A History of Controversy and Corruption. Part 1 by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Jim Thorpe at the 1912 Olympic Games, held in Stockholm, Sweden. The past few weeks have been filled with tales of controversy stemming from incidents, disqualificat ... Read on »