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Running Trends

Fleet Feet Sports offers this look at what runners can expect in 2009.

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Tackling Inflammation the Natural Way

Read this before reaching for that ibuprofen.

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Get Faster

Here are five quick tips to improve your speed. 

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High Altitude Preparation

Climbing can be a risky endeavor. 

top stories

Fuel Your Workout with Pancakes for the Sake of Children's Hospitals

Posted: Feb 10, 2009
IHOP has recently set its goal to raise $1 million for local children’s hospitals and charities across the country with their fourth National Pancake Day on February 24.

Swimming Coach Richard Quick Diagnosed with Brain Tumor

Posted: Feb 09, 2009
The famous swimming coach Richard Quick, who has coached six Olympic teams and thousands of the country's best swimmers, was recently diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor.

From the Editor: What’s in a Medal?

Posted: Feb 03, 2009
In December, I had the honor of meeting Constantina Tomescu-Dita, the 2008 Olympic gold medalist in women’s marathon, along with numerous other Olympic and professional athletes at the 2nd annual Boulder Athletes Gathering.

Registration Open for Trek Women's Triathlon Series

Posted: Jan 29, 2009
Online registration is now open for select cities. The series consists of ten triathlons in Washington, D.C.; New York, N.Y.; northern California; southern California; Washington state; Florida; New England; Wisconsin; Texas and Colorado. 

Janus and Ironman Triathletes Raised $7.8 Million in 2008

Posted: Jan 29, 2009
Janus Capital Group Inc. announced Jan. 27 that the 273 Ironman triathletes who participated in the 2008 Janus Charity Challenge raised more than $7.8 million for 201 charitable organizations.

Defending Champions Will Return to Boston Marathon in 2009

Posted: Jan 28, 2009
Four-time champion Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot of Kenya and women’s winner Dire Tune of Ethiopia will both return for the 113th running of the race on April 20.

Team Garmin-Slipstream Intoduces New Team Kit for 2009

Posted: Jan 20, 2009
Team Garmin-Slipstream, the prominent U.S. professional cycling team, today unveiled its 2009 team kits (image at left).

Ten Top Bicycling Tours in North America Selected by Adventure Cyclist Magazine

Posted: Jan 16, 2009
In its second annual "Ten Top Tours" feature, Adventure Cyclist magazine has chosen and profiled ten of the finest cycling destinations in North America. Each destination is home to world-class bicycle touring on low- or no-traffic roads and trails through a wide variety of beautiful landscapes.

USA Triathlon Partners with Athletes for a Fit Planet

Posted: Jan 12, 2009
USA Triathlon has expanded its "GoGreen" Initiative and its efforts to offer members access to environmentally friendly events by partnering with Athletes for a Fit Planet in 2009.

Competitor Group Announces Acquisition of Denver Marathon

Posted: Jan 12, 2009
Partnership includes Rocky Mountain Half Marathon, Increases CGI’s Portfolio to 25 National Events

this month's magazine

The Keeper 2009

Plan your athletic calendar for the entire year with our handy event and club guide.

What's in a Medal?

I had the honor of meeting Constantina Tomescu-Dita, the 2008 Olympic gold medalist in women’s marathon.

Learning from the Young

Examining the use of ice baths, plus other tips.

Free REI Snow Report Available

There is a new, free application that lets iPhone, Blackberry and Windows Mobile users get instant information about conditions at ski resorts and mountains in the United States, Canada, Europe and elsewhere.

other features

Map Your Workout

Looking for great places to run, ride or hike? We’ll help you find the way with the help of MapMyFitness.com.

Mondays with Marty

Award winning author of Chasing Lance, Martin Dugard shares his weekly musings exclusively online.

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