Running nutrition on a budget - A limited food budget creates a fueling challenge for many athletes, including runners traveling to foreign races, college teams or students responsible for their own meals, parents of active kids, and semi-pro players hoping to get to the next level. The name of the fueling game is: How can you buy enough healthy calories with the least amount of money? These practical tips can help optimize a low-budget sports diet.
You can run, but you can't hide - John Nguyen learned an important lesson on Presidents Day: You can run, but you can't hide, from San Jose's park rangers. The 33-year-old IT specialist was ticketed by a ranger who spotted him running trails inside Alum Rock Park.
Spam addiction overpowers runner - Long-time vegetarian and marathon runner Sally Pierce has vanquished many foes in her sterling competitive career, but it is a ten-ounce piece of meat-based product that currently holds the upper hand. Spam, the long-time favorite of both rich and poor alike, has derailed her training and for now put her racing career on hold.
Hotel running maps - As running becomes more and more popular, everywhere in the world hotels and hostels, inns and motels, resorts and lodgings are discovering that providing their guests with jogging maps of suggested courses around the block, is an appreciated feature. Here is a collection of useful hotel running maps from all over the world.
Social Media explained to runners - Have you ever asked yourself what social media is? Can you wrap your head around the various Facebooks, Twitters, Foursquares or any other site that allows interaction between users? Here is a quick reference card for runners.