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  • It’s getting cold out. I don’t want to run. It happens to me every year. I fill my belly with turkey and dressing, I watch some football and then…. I want to hibernate. Like a bear.

  • As a parent and a half marathon runner, this story jumped out at me. This mom completed the North Carolina Halloween Half Marathon in just over two hours, while pushing her triplets in a stroller!!  T

  • It’s a big week here at Totally Running. Thursday, Thanksgiving Day is the Tryptophan Half Marathon 10k/5k race.  The deadline to sign up is Wednesday, November 23rd.  It’s going to be fun

  • Recently I’ve experimented with a number of pre-run meals. I’ve tried everything from eating nothing to eating a full plate of bacon and eggs. I don’t think there is one right answer

  • Meet Denice Clark.  Denice is a marriage and family therapist.  She specializes in helping individuals toward their own behavior change goals (e.g., diet, exercise, weight-loss, chronic disease manage

  • Last week I shared with you the the Run Tempo app.  This week I experimented with running at different paces, but with the same tempo 170 bpm. I maintained the tempo by shortening or lengthening my st

  • Gas mask? Scuba diver? Firefighter? None of the above. It’s an elite training gizmo. Endurance athletes have been known to make use of high altitude training for competitive advantage. High alti

  • Meet Totally Runner Kim What she loves about running.. Running is my “me” time. It is a time for me to check out of the daily grind and reset.  Despite how frantic, disorganized, and stres

  • I used to run without regard to my form. I put one foot in front of the other and tried to go faster!  While that works, it doesn’t speak to how to run more efficiently and with a lower probabil

  • How relaxed are you when you run? You should be nice and loose while you are running.  Don’t bunch up your shoulders to your ears and clench your fists so tight that your knuckles turn white. Ch

  • Check it out!  You’ve heard of the old lady who lives in a shoe …well..here’s the running coach in a shoe. If you are a data nerd like me, you will be drooling over these. Use these

  • The results are in.  Here are your top races and training runs as recommended by you!. Recommended Training Runs Dawson Forest Big Creek Greenway Atlanta Beltline Cochran Shoals   Recommended Rac

  • Meet Sara.  Everyone say…”Hi Sara!” Sara has lost over 100lbs. She has become a group fitness instructor and enjoys running when she can. When she first started running she was able

  • Who are you? I am a 54 year old chiropractor in private practice for 22 years, I just got married, less than 2 years ago, yes…I am a late bloomer. I don’t have kids, married at 52, that explains

  • My shoes are always hungry for socks, but they didn’t eat my Balega’s! These socks are extremely light. ..They are like second skin. ……They conform to your foot. ……

  • If you are thirsty, you are probably dehydrated.  Thirst is your body’s natural mechanism for warning you that you need to fill up on some water.  It’s kind of like the temperature gauge on your car.

  • Choosing a trail shoe is very personal and has tons of variables, but at the end of the day, you want to find something that’s comfortable for you and suits the needs for your intended running purpose

  • In Georgia, an awesome organization encourages kids to use their gifts and talents to do something positive. Kids Boost is a 501(c)3 organization located right here in Cumming, Georgia, and it truly l

  • According to WebMD.com, the seven most common sports injuries are ankle sprain, groin pull, hamstring strain, shin splints, torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), patellofemoral syndrome, and tennis e

  • By Lara Storm, Registered Dietitian Does a run justify a huge piece of cheesecake? Just how long do you need to run to work off that box of Girl Scout Thin Mint cookies or the bacon cheeseburger, frie

  • Prior to every race, I find myself praying that we have enough race T-shirts and that the sizes are correct. As a race director, it is the toughest part of my job! Like a bad haircut or ill-fitting je

  • When I learned algebra, I remember thinking how pointless it was. After all, when will I ever need to calculate what time the train leaves the station? However, as we sit here planning our next race, 

  • Six years ago, I decided to regain control of my life. I had recently survived a high-risk pregnancy, gave birth to triplets, completed messy divorce proceedings, and gained an unhealthy amount of wei