Running Race

During a long, sweaty run, normal eating rules go out the window. Instead of protein and fiber, the body needs sugars—food that will quickly digest and send energy straight to your muscles. These snacks should help your running times and satisfy your sweet tooth!
A well-planned taper is one the keys to having a great race. Check out these five tips to taper in preparation for an awesome race.
Half-Marathon Training Guide
Whether it's your first or your 50th half-marathon, why not make it your best race yet? Get everything you need to know about training, fueling, and running right in this ultimate training guide.
The Greatist Team suited up in blue, white, and tartan for the annual Scotland Run 10K. Read on to hear about our adventure. Note: no Loch Ness monsters were harmed in the making of this article).

GUEST POST: One personal trainer's account of the hardest race of his life: from the bottom to the top of the Empire State Building on foot (that's 86 stories and 1,576 steps in less than 15 minutes!).

Last weekend, The Greatist Team added some color to the day at The Color Run NYC. See how we did at the so-called “happiest 5K on the planet.”

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There’s a perfect race for everyone — competitive eaters, exhibitionists, and wine lovers alike. Check out our top 21 picks that’ll really knock your socks off. On your marks, get set, go!

A well-planned taper is one the keys to having a great race. Check out these five tips to taper in preparation for an awesome race.
During a long, sweaty run, normal eating rules go out the window. Instead of protein and fiber, the body needs sugars—food that will quickly digest and send energy straight to your muscles. These snacks should help your running times and satisfy your sweet tooth!

Greatist’s outreach director and staff writer, Laura Schwecherl, is running one of the largest running relays in the world. Follow along on her journey from Mt. Hood to the Oregon Coast with a pair of sneakers and some awesome teammates!

Last weekend, The Greatist Team added some color to the day at The Color Run NYC. See how we did at the so-called “happiest 5K on the planet.”

GUEST POST: One personal trainer's account of the hardest race of his life: from the bottom to the top of the Empire State Building on foot (that's 86 stories and 1,576 steps in less than 15 minutes!).

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