Tips for beginning runners - The most important point to remember for beginners is to start slowly. If you start an intense running regime without a gradual build up, your body will be rebel and you are more likely to suffer from a running injury.
Bandit runner wins marathon - The Cowtown Marathon featured the gathering of thousands of registered participants Sunday on the grounds of Will Rogers Memorial Center. And two men's marathon winners because of one who was not registered. The situation with the bib in the men's race was much, if not exactly, like the storyline in 2003, when Greg Floyd won the marathon after Augustine Hernandez was disqualified for the same offense.
How to choose the right half marathon for you - With literally hundreds and hundreds of half marathon races across the country and around the world to choose from, how do you pick the one to run that is right for you, particularly if you are a beginner? For most people, the answer is most likely driven by their work and vacation schedules, but it is a good idea to consider as wide a selection of possible choices before committing to a race.
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.
This never happens! - As I approached an intersection, I ran in front of a white van stopped waiting to turning right. I jumped and yelled as he missed me, close enough that I felt a rush of air as he cornered just behind me. I've almost been hit by right-turning drivers dozens of times but never has one ever said a word to me that didn't start with "F".