Hydration tips for runners

8 Best Electrolyte Drinks for Runners

Most long-distance runners know that they need to fuel their long runs with energy gels. But many runners don’t know they also need electrolyte drinks for running distances over an hour—especially in hot or humid weather. Related: Benefits of Running in Hot Weather Electrolyte drinks for runners or sports drinks can be crucial for your … Read more


Best Running Books to Read This Summer 

Three running books from highly respected elite female distance runners have been released this year. I gobbled them up as soon as I could even though my life doesn’t seem to lend itself to much reading.  The books, Good for a Girl by Lauren Fleshman, Choosing to Run by Des Linden, and The Longest Run by … Read more

Jack Wolfskin rainjacket

Best Running Rain Jackets of 2023

Updated February 19, 2023: Last weekend I had a 20-mile long run with a 10-mile tempo in it. I wasn’t feeling well, was super unmotivated, and the weather matched my mood–it was windy with pouring rain and temps in the upper 30s. What helped me get out the door, quite honestly, was knowing I had a … Read more


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