Competitor.com http://running.competitor.com Your Online Source for Running Sat, 26 May 2018 17:12:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.2 http://running.competitor.com/files/2017/06/cropped-android-chrome-512x512-32x32.png Competitor.com http://running.competitor.com 32 32 4 Ways Massage Therapy Benefits Runners http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/injury-prevention/4-ways-massage-therapy-benefits-runners_122461 Sat, 26 May 2018 17:12:48 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=122461 Whether you run for fun, competition or stress relief, here are four ways massage therapy can significantly improve your running potential:

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7 Habits Of Highly-Effective Runners http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/training/7-habits-highly-effective-runners_122921 Fri, 25 May 2018 16:30:17 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=122921 Make these habits work for you and become a more motivated, happier and fitter athlete.

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Editor’s Picks: Week of May 21-25 http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/nutrition/editors-picks-week-of-may-21-25_170989 Thu, 24 May 2018 22:42:15 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170989 We have a confession. We eat a LOT of food in our office. (Seriously, it might be a problem.) Whether it’s starting the day with

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Huddle Set to Race at NYRR New York Mini 10K http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/news/huddle-added-to-nyrr-new-york-mini-10k-roster_170977 Thu, 24 May 2018 20:02:19 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170977 This year’s roster for the NYRR New York Mini 10K on June 9 is gearing up to be an exciting race between some of the world’s best pro

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Workout of the Week: Pardon The (Uphill) Interruption http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/training/workout-of-the-week-pardon-the-uphill-interruption_132710 Thu, 24 May 2018 16:50:47 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=132710 Insert some incline into your next interval workout.

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Brooks Unveils Genesys Prototype For Personalized Shoes http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/shoes-and-gear/brooks-unveils-genesys-prototype_170961 Wed, 23 May 2018 22:55:28 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170961 In March, we told you about Brooks’ partnership with HP Inc. and Superfeet to create custom running shoes for athletes. To do so, the

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Blisters: A 9-Step Plan for Trail Runners http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/injury-prevention/blisters-a-9-step-plan-to-address-them_150553 Wed, 23 May 2018 20:40:30 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=150553 Blisters are a pain for runners, but they can be dealt with and even prevented.

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Mo Farah Aims for a US Majors Win; Possible Rupp Face-Off http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/news/mo-farah-aims-for-us-majors_170945 Wed, 23 May 2018 18:09:37 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170945 Last month, Mo Farah crossed the finish line at the London Marathon in 2:06:21, coming in third behind winner Eliud Kipchoge and Ethiopian

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Sarah Sellers Signs With Altra Following Podium Finish in Boston http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/news/sarah-sellers-signs-with-altra_170937 Tue, 22 May 2018 21:13:07 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170937 It seems like only yesterday that the running community was Googling Sarah Sellers’ name to find out who had just won second place at The

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6 Useful Variations to Traditional Strength-Training Exercises http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/training/6-useful-variations-to-traditional-strength-training-exercises_146613 Tue, 22 May 2018 14:02:46 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=146613 A few twists to common exercises can make a huge difference.

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Are You Making These Marathon Training Mistakes? http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/training/are-you-making-these-marathon-training-mistakes_147455 Mon, 21 May 2018 22:02:20 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=147455 By avoiding these mistakes, you'll be a smarter and faster runner.

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Shaunae Miller-Uibo Sets New World Record in Boston http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/news/new-world-record-set-in-boston_170927 Mon, 21 May 2018 20:29:09 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170927 Bahamian sprinter Shaunae Miller-Uibo set a new world record on Sunday at the Adidas Boston Boost Games. With a time of 16.23 seconds,

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The Rundown: Altra Paradigm 4.0 http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/the-rundown/the-rundown-altra-paradigm-4-0_170914 Mon, 21 May 2018 17:57:30 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170914 Editor’s note: The Rundown is a new recurring column for Competitor that features in-depth shoe reviews to help you make the best

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A Look at This Weekend’s Adidas Boost Boston Games http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/news/a-look-at-this-weekends-adidas-boost-boston-games_170908 Fri, 18 May 2018 22:35:05 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170908 This weekend, the third annual Adidas Boost Boston Games will take place featuring both track and road races throughout Saturday and

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The Right Way to Clean Your Running Shoes http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/shoes-and-gear/clean-running-shoes-right-way_153879 Fri, 18 May 2018 18:55:16 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=153879 Three ways to clean your running shoes without wearing them down.

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Tips for Nailing Your Marathon Taper http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/training/nailing-marathon-taper_154258 Fri, 18 May 2018 16:14:50 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=154258 A pre-race taper is necessary when training for a marathon and here's how you can adjust the taper period to meet your individual needs.

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Small But Mighty: Runner John Young Defies the Odds http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/interviews/small-but-mighty-runner-john-young-defies-the-odds_170891 Thu, 17 May 2018 19:23:06 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170891 John Young never imagined that he would one day call himself an endurance athlete. Born with Achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism, Young was

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6 Ways to Carry Water on Runs http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/shoes-and-gear/6-ways-to-carry-water-on-runs_170878 Thu, 17 May 2018 17:37:51 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170878 There’s no way around it. On runs lasting more than an hour, you’re going to need to drink up. Though some runners stay hydrated by

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Jordan Hasay and Galen Rupp Heading Back to Chicago http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/news/jordan-hasay-and-galen-rupp-heading-back-to-chicago_170872 Wed, 16 May 2018 18:27:05 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170872 Nike Oregon Project teammates Jordan Hasay and Galen Rupp will compete in the 41st annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday,

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Editor’s Picks: Week of May 14-18 http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/shoes-and-gear/editors-picks-may-2018-2_170858 Tue, 15 May 2018 23:30:56 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170858 Things are finally heating up around the country and thankfully, that means plenty more reasons to get outdoors. Although we haven’t

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