I spent the weekend in Door County, WI, where the farmer/owner of this sign caught me taking a picture of it. Now, if you’ll go ahead and put some money in my ice cream pail, I can get on with today’s news that’s fit to sprint.
- Genetics plays at least SOME role in how successful runners are. It turns out that the ankle is a good indicator of whether you could “totes go pro.”
- After much anticipation, the running world learned today that the Boston Marathon is expanding its field by 9,000 for the 2014 race. Thoughts?
- Sleep is super important. Here are some tips on how to get the best sleep that you can. (Spoiler alert: It may involve telling your partner to get lost… so, um, broach at your own risk…)
- If you’re a single runner in the Boston area, there’s a new race series that might help you with that “single” thing.
- Great news for gluten-free folks: The FDA has announced that it’s requiring standardized labeling for GF foods. That means that foods must contain no more gluten than 20 parts per million to be labeled gluten free.
- Running gear can get pricey. Here are some basic tips on how to get the most life out of your favorite gear.
- Meb might be making a go for Rio! How do you say “Sketchers” in Portuguese?
- The new Nike Hyperfeel’s look pretty, but almost more interestingly, I learned that Under Armour manufactures its Preform shoe in a bra factory!
- Is your preferred distance the half marathon? According to Running USA, you picked the winning pony!
- Worried about DVT (deep vein thrombosis) as a traveling runner? Here are some tips on how to minimize your risk for blood clots.
- Ashton Eaten, the world’s most attractive, fittest man, gives us a glimpse inside his brain.
- Do you like quizzes and wasting time at work? Try your hand at this running quiz!