Shoe reviews, running injury prevention, NYC running news, community spotlights and updates from the local scene, sharing our fellow runners’ and community leaders’ passions and achievements, with the intent of inspiring others.


 

Quarentivities with Zach Lacher

Zach Lacher’s Top 10 Quarent-ivities   1: Cook The kitchen can be one the most therapeutic places in your apartment. Wake up, make yourself a home cooked meal. Maybe even something you’ve never tried before? Just don’t start a fire!   2: Be Creative So I have no weights in my apartment, my gym is closed and […]

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How Long Do Running Shoes Last?

(Updated from the original article published in March 2016)   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. If someone tells you your […]

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Community Spotlight: Kelly Roberts

Kelly Roberts is a Brooklyn based running coach and creator of the storytelling platform She Can & She Did, the #SportsBraSquad, an initiative redefining what strength looks like, and the Run, Selfie, Repeat podcast. What got you started running? And what keeps you going? Honestly, I was just desperate enough to start running. I was […]

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Community Spotlight: Allison Hauser

Allison’s love for Girls on the Run comes from a desire to inspire other through fitness, to engage others in healthy lifestyles and to empower young girls. Team sports have always been a part of Allison’s life, and she enjoys the camaraderie of such and is honored to help young girls build friendships and confidence, along with a love for running, through the program. Allison began volunteering for Girls on the Run NYC in 2006, and started in 2007 as a volunteer coach, and in 2012 transitioned into her current staff role as Executive Director.

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