Tarahumara foot-racing - No doubt the Tarahumares are the greatest runners in the world, not in regard to speed, but endurance: a Tarahumare will easily run 170 miles without stopping. This propensity for running is so great that the name of the tribe alludes to it. Tarahumare is a Spanish corruption of "ralįmari", or "foot-runners".
Runner kills dog with bare hands to protect his son - Joshua Harris was running with his seven-year-old son riding his bike. Along his run he was attacked by a dog that soon met its fate at the hands of Harris in an act of self-defense. Harris was scratched and biten several times on the arm, finger and nose. When police arrived the dog was already dead.
Nuts and runners - Runners commonly have a love-hate relationship with nuts. They love them, but try to stay away from them. Although runners know nuts are healthful and good for them, the over-ruling perception is nuts are "sooooo fattening."
Expensive self-serve water stations anger runners - With no plans to abandon the traditional staffed water stations at its many races, Phoenix-based Arizona Road Racers is bucking a trend that some foresighted analysts say could soon make free water expeditiously handed out by volunteers as rare as full service gasoline stations and hot meals on airplanes.
Running tips for overweight people - If you are overweight and want to slim down by running, you have just made the right decision. Running is one of the best exercises to lose weight, improve your fitness level, and lessen the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Here are a few tips to start running and cut those unwanted pounds.