A run in an Indian village - I was running only to complete my mileage. Suddenly I noticed a crowd of young kids behind me laughing and imitating me running. I asked them to join me, and they did. They were all 8 to 12 years old, wearing sandals or barefoot. They ran with an enthusiasm of a child given an unexpected monsoon holiday at school. It was pure joy, the sheer joy of running without any limitations.
Running logs show exaggerated mileage - On a crisp Sunday afternoon last month, Lou Aurichio finished an out-and-back training run along a popular pathway that follows the Lake Michigan shoreline. Measuring 5.4 miles, the route is one he runs regularly a couple times a week, year-round. A week earlier, Aurichio agreed to have his favorite running route measured after being approached by someone from the Extra Miles Project.
Jogging for donuts - My eyes popped open at 3:30 a.m., leaving me restless. Since I could not sleep, the question became, "What do I do at this hour?" I could exercise. So I ventured out doors, thinking, "I can walk to the bakery and get a donut".
A brief history of racewalking in the United States - It is impossible to fully appreciate the sport of racewalking unless you have some understanding of its history. This overview is based largely on "Race Walking in America: Past and Present", a doctoral dissertation completed in 1989 by the late William Gordon Wallace.
Snowshoeing technique tips - Snowshoeing is basically walking on the snow; you just strap a pair of snowshoes on your feet and begin to walk. This article will list a few things to remember when first starting out.