Competitor.com http://running.competitor.com Your Online Source for Running Thu, 21 Jun 2018 06:30:11 +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 Yuki Kawauchi Added to Chicago Marathon Roster http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/news/yuki-kawauchi-added-to-chicago-marathon-roster_172405 Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:57:49 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=172405 This fall, Boston Marathon champion Yuki Kawauchi will be heading to the Chicago Marathon’s starting line and will be joined by fellow

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The Rundown: Brooks Levitate 2 http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/the-rundown/the-rundown-brooks-levitate-2_171356 Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:01:03 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171356 THE RUNDOWN: Brooks Levitate 2 delivers a consistently smooth ride but has room for improvement Surface: Road    Pronation: Neutral  

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Tim Freriks Primed For a Win at Western States http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/trail-running/tim-freriks-primed-to-win-western-states_171379 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 21:49:46 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171379 Ultrarunner Tim Freriks seems like the kind of person who is naturally good at anything he does. But he would never tell you that. When

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One-Hour Workout: Uphill Tempo Run http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/training/one-hour-workout-uphill-tempo-run_171361 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:10:02 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171361 No matter the surface or distance—from 5K’s to 10K’s and 100-milers in the mountains—everyone can benefit from hill training. Over

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7 Eco-Friendly Products for the All-Natural Runner http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/shoes-and-gear/eco-friendly-products-for-the-all-natural-runner_171339 Mon, 18 Jun 2018 22:14:20 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171339 No doubt that as an avid runner, you’re probably cognizant of the importance of protecting not only your body but also the terrain you

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Expert Tips on Becoming a Forever Runner http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/training/expert-tips-on-becoming-a-forever-runner_171331 Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:50:56 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171331 Article originally appeared on Women’s Running. Get enough sleep.“The average woman sleeps six hours and 45 minutes per night but

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Bad Goals Runners Love to Set & What to Focus on Instead http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/training/bad-goals-runners-love-to-set-what-to-focus-on-instead_171315 Fri, 15 Jun 2018 22:21:07 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171315 Runners love to set goals, and for good reason. They can help us get out the door for a tempo run when it’s cold and rainy, others help

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4 Bodyweight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/training/bodyweight-exercises-can-anywhere_153468 Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:55:50 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=153468 Strength train without weights or any equipment with these four simple bodyweight exercises.

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Reebok & Midnight Runners Launch 2nd US Chapter http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/news/reebok-midnight-runners-launch-2nd-us-chapter_171279 Thu, 14 Jun 2018 21:19:10 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171279 After graduating from Cass Business School in the UK, Greg Drach decided that he wanted to run a marathon a year as way to prove to himself

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6 Firecracker Races to Run This 4th of July http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/news/6-firecracker-races-to-run-this-4th-of-july_171218 Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:21:13 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171218 Running a race to celebrate Independence Day has become just as much of a tradition as firing up the barbecue grill and watching fireworks.

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Competitor Boulder Offices For Lease http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/news/competitor-boulder-offices-lease_171269 Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:13:27 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171269 Competitor’s Boulder office is moving and our high-end, open-plan office is available for lease. The 10,239-square-foot space offers

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The Top 4 Training Mistakes in Ultrarunning http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/training/top-4-training-mistakes-ultrarunning_150447 Wed, 13 Jun 2018 22:42:28 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=150447 Where does training go wrong for ultras?

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Adidas & Parley Fight for Our Oceans With New UltraBoost’s http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/shoes-and-gear/adidas-and-parley-ultraboost-shoe_171194 Wed, 13 Jun 2018 17:25:15 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171194 On Friday, June 8, more than 1,500 people participated in the Adidas x Parley Run for the Oceans 5K at Temescal Gateway Park in Los

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How to Transition from Marathons to Ultras http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/trail-running/transitioning-from-marathons-to-ultras_171184 Tue, 12 Jun 2018 18:20:14 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171184 When Carrie Satterfield crossed the finish line after a November marathon in Wynne, Arkansas, she felt a longing. By all measures, the race

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The Best Hats to Add to Your Running Attire http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/shoes-and-gear/the-best-hats-to-add-to-your-running-attire_171167 Mon, 11 Jun 2018 22:59:17 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171167 Whether you’re going for a quick run in the rain or logging longer miles on a sunny afternoon, one of the easiest ways to keep yourself

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A DIY Guide to Managing IT Band Syndrome http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/injury-prevention/a-diy-guide-to-managing-it-band-syndrome_131765 Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:52:26 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=131765 What causes it, and what can you do?

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Active Dads http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/shoes-and-gear/fathers-day-gift-ideas-2018_171146 Fri, 08 Jun 2018 21:26:58 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171146 Father’s Day is right around the corner, and if dad’s go-to activity is logging miles, he’s going to love any of this top-notch

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What Runners Should Know About Antioxidants http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/nutrition/what-runners-should-know-about-antioxidants_135568 Fri, 08 Jun 2018 17:20:31 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=135568 They're important to counter the harmful effects of oxygen—which runners consume in abundance.

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How To Lateral Squat Walk With A Resistance Band http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/training/how-to-lateral-squat-walk-with-a-resistance-band_131069 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 22:13:44 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=131069 This is an effective strengthening exercise for getting your butt into shape!

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3 Training Ingredients for Your Fastest Half Marathon http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/training/3-ingredients-for-half-marathon-training_130689 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 20:20:07 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=130689 Smart half marathon training will land you that PR.

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