August usually brings one of the area’s most unique races, the Galveston Sand Crab 5K and 10K. Many local runners looked forward to it each year because it combined two elements rare in races, running on the sand and running at night.
Triathletes who had hoped to start their swim training over the Memorial Day weekend may find themselves waiting a bit longer, as local public swimming pools continue to delay opening for the season.
One obstacle to triathlon training this year is the continued closure of all the municipal pools in the county. It’s still possible to get in the needed swim training, though, thanks to two open-water swim venues in the area.
While it hasn’t been a great spring for group runs, races or gym workouts, at least the quarantine has presented a unique opportunity for cleaning out closets, organizing the garage and other projects.
The past two months have brought forth a flurry of recommendations, rapidly evolving and occasionally contradictory, on battling the coronavirus.
Next Monday is Patriots’ Day in Massachusetts, and in a more normal time would be the day when thousands of runners enjoy one of the sports most prestigious marathons, the Boston Marathon.
Are you missing the buzzy anticipation of lining up at the start line? Are you beginning to forget what it feels like to be exhausted at the end of a long run? Even if those feelings are hard to have right now, you can experience them second-hand from the comfort of the sofa.
As our time away from the gym and our running buddies seems to be stretching out even further, simple exercises to do at home that will improve running form and endurance are a way to use that time wisely toward the goal of being a better, stronger runner when the usual pleasures of running,…
It may seem like the world is coming to a standstill, but our bodies shouldn’t. More than ever, exercise and fresh air are important for relieving stress and anxiety.