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Category: Fitness

How to Be an Ethical Trail Runner

Being an Ethical Trail Runner


Trail running can feel a little tricky for new runners. Do you have the right of way? How do you handle hikers? And the obvious: How do you leave no trace, or leave a place better than you found it? I rounded up a …


8 Things Marathons Can Teach You About Life

What Marathons (and Ultras) Can Teach You About Life


Over at MapMyRun, I wrote about the things that I’ve learned from racing marathons and other endurance events (and a few lessons I learned from some of my favorite inspirations like Chris McDougall and Matt Fitzgerald). For instance… MEDALS DON’T MATTER AS MUCH AS …



Cyclists + Runners_ How to deal with Razor Burn

Dealing with Constant Razor Burn When Cycling or Running


This is a conversation I have CONSTANTLY with riding and running friends. Lady parts aren’t the only sensitive skin we deal with on the bike, and chafing isn’t the only issue we deal with on the run. Anyone else have some leg/shaving issues? (Hand up!) …







What's in... my running race day bag

In Her Bag: My Race Day Running Kit and Bag


When it comes to life on the road, running is how I managed to stay sane and maintain fitness. Now, it’s my primary form of  racing and the ultrarunning scene has been awesome. If you missed it before, the ‘What’s in Her Bag’ section …