Five Lessons Learned From a Lost FitBit

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Dillan DiGiovanni thinks exercise is good, especially when you have plastic toys to encourage you.

With Fitness, Half the Battle is Showing Up

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James Fell didn’t want to run in the cold rain, but he forced himself out of his car and was glad he did.

Running for Clean Water

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Rick Matz is 56-years-old and he’s not a runner. So what has him logging the miles? A cause he believes in with the whole of his being.

My Husband Runs From Me on Our Wedding Anniversary (and I Don’t Care)

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Why the heck does Sue Nador’s husband hit the road every year when their anniversary rolls around, and why doesn’t it bother her?

Thinking (Or Not) While Running

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Dane Rauschenberg on the beauty and importance of stilling the mind when you’re out on a run.

Father-Daughter Pair Competed in 2014 Boston Marathon

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2014 Boston Marathon sponsor Stonyfield Organic helped a father-daughter team cross the finish line.

Half-Man, Half-God From California Sets Beer Mile World Record (VIDEO)

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James Nielsen is a champion among beerdrinkers everywhere.

I Care About Your Stick Figure Family

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We are not that different or separate, but by negatively focusing on our differences, we will feel we are.

Monarch Butterflies in Winter

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“Power is as power does.” Patrick A. Howell races against his son on a cold spring day where monarchs reign and kings rule.

Father-Son Duo, Team Hoyt, Celebrates 37 Years of Teamwork With Final Boston Marathon

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The 2013 Boston Marathon bombing prevented Team Hoyt from finishing their swan song race. They return one week from today to finish the job and honor the fallen.

My Tearful Response to the “Dear Fatty” Post

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When the “Dear Fatty” post hit the internet, it received an overwhelmingly positive response; Theresa Byrne reflects on how this stranger’s post touched some of her deepest fears.

How Nearly Dying Brought Me Close to My Father

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What nearly freezing to death taught me about my Dad.

LEGO Friends and Girls on the Run Get the Conversation Started

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LEGO Friends is reaching out to young girls again, and this time they want to talk about it.

Explore Your Space: On Noticing the Wonders Around You

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Extreme athlete Dane Rauschenberg with an essay about the unappreciated art of traveling without traveling.

Low Temperatures, High Motivations

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How do you train to race when it’s too cold to even step outside? Max White talks about what it’s like to run in New England winters.

The John Lennon Weight Loss Solution

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James Fell talks about the myth of the quick fix and offers practical tips to get on a sustainable track to better health.