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03

Jun

10-year-old, 91-year-old break records in runningProving that age is just a number, two runners tackle the odds and break records at this weekend’s races.

10-year-old, 91-year-old break records in running
Proving that age is just a number, two runners tackle the odds and break records at this weekend’s races.

08

Mar

Making strides with a running gait analysisMNN’s family blogger attempts to outrun chronic injuries with a 3-D assessment of her running form.

Making strides with a running gait analysis
MNN’s family blogger attempts to outrun chronic injuries with a 3-D assessment of her running form.

14

Dec

Smart shoes could help runners hit their strideSoftware transferring data from shoes to the computer could help athletes create a better running regimen.

Smart shoes could help runners hit their stride
Software transferring data from shoes to the computer could help athletes create a better running regimen.

20

Nov

Kids today running much slower than kids 30 years agoStudy looks at running as an indication of cardiovascular fitness in children, but the findings don’t bode well for adult health.

Kids today running much slower than kids 30 years ago
Study looks at running as an indication of cardiovascular fitness in children, but the findings don’t bode well for adult health.

22

Oct

Man knits 12-foot scarf while running marathon, breaks world recordKnitting marathoner David Babcock raises multitasking to a whole new level.

Man knits 12-foot scarf while running marathon, breaks world record
Knitting marathoner David Babcock raises multitasking to a whole new level.

09

Jul

Researchers look to mattresses to ward off running injuriesA spring-loaded running shoe could help prevent injuries by increasing shock absorbing properties.

Researchers look to mattresses to ward off running injuries
A spring-loaded running shoe could help prevent injuries by increasing shock absorbing properties.

06

Jun

5 ways walking is better than runningIn terms of wear and tear on the body, you’re better off walking.

5 ways walking is better than running
In terms of wear and tear on the body, you’re better off walking.

21

Feb


 9-year-old runner takes on Antarctica marathon 



The globetrotting fourth grader plans to run a marathon on every continent.
9-year-old runner takes on Antarctica marathon
The globetrotting fourth grader plans to run a marathon on every continent.

11

Jan


 Runners hit the streets with shelter dogs 



Volunteers across the nation are taking shelter dogs on daily jogs to give them a little exercise and a better chance at adoption.
Volunteers across the nation are taking shelter dogs on daily jogs to give them a little exercise and a better chance at adoption.

10

Jan


 Why you should run outdoors this winter — and how to enjoy it 



Even if it’s cold, the time to hit the road is now.
Even if it’s cold, the time to hit the road is now.