The NYC running community is diverse, unique and continuously evolving. Here we tell the compelling stories of runners who comprise that community. Our Community Spotlight initiative was born out of a desire to share stories with the intent of inspiring others.


Community Spotlight: Darcy Budworth

Darcy Budworth is a seasoned veteran of the NYC urban running scene. And a bit of a sweetheart. She has recently taken up the role of race director over her and her husband’s (Adam) Take the Bridge race series. Read on to learn more about her story, which is a microcosm of the evolution of the current urban running landscape in the NYC.

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How Long Do Running Shoes Last?

How long do running shoes last? It is an age-old question.  We hear it every day.  The answer typically provided by shoe retailers and manufacturers alike has been of the one-size-fits-all variety: “a typical running shoe should last 300-500 miles”.  Zzzzzzzzzz.  That is not particularly insightful.  Primarily because that mileage range is so wide you […]

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