Like to be where the deer and the antelope play, where seldom is heard a discouraging word and the skies are not cloudy all day?
Racing should be a fun experience for runners. It is the culmination of weeks, months, and sometimes even years of effort.
Just when you think you’ve done it all in terms of running, it always seems there is something else on the checklist. How many of these can you check off your running bucket list?
Spring is around the corner and the days are already getting longer. If you’ve never spent time running on the trails, this is the perfect time of year to give it a try.
If you are lucky to get away for vacation, it can be hard as a runner to stick to a routine if you are out of your element. Eating out and jet lag don’t help!
Surrounded by mountains and run through valleys lined with cactus plants and the rocky terrain for which Arizona is known, this race offers a 4-hour time limit that’s designed to welcome walkers and wheelchair competitors.
Sunday, March 11, 2018 • Tucson, AZ
If you go to any running race or event, chances are you’ll see multiple runners wearing compression socks or compression sleeves. If you ask most athletes, they swear by the benefits.
Setting goals in running is a big motivator for lifelong runners. It keeps the weeks from becoming monotonous and it gives every run a sense of purpose.
1) You’re too sleepy to get up and run
The easiest way to ensure training doesn’t get in the way of anything else in life is to do it first thing in the morning. It is by far the most popular time for runners.
Combine a run through a desert-like environment, the waters of Lake Mead nearby and the majestic Hoover Dam in the distance — and a run through tunnels along the converted railroad track trail road to and from the dam — and you get a magical race in a special place.
Saturday, March 17, 2018 • Boulder City, NV