Tag: Running Community

Why You Should Never, Ever Think About Volunteering at Races!

Why You Should Never, Ever Think About Volunteering at Races!

Who says it’s a good thing to volunteer your time to help stage a race — particularly if that race happens to be a charity event? You have better things to do with your time: chat up friends. Shop. Flirt. Get your hair cut. In our humble opinion, becoming a race volunteer isn’t just a terrible idea, it’s one you’ll soon dismiss after reading the following 20 reasons to take a pass on offering your time and efforts down the road.

How to Make Friends

How to Make Friends If You Run So Much

You need a matchmaker – and that’s us. We want to help you expand your social universe while you stay fit and have fun, which is why we offer the following tips as suggestions for meeting people with the potential to become a friend. Try one. Try them all. Just don’t blame us if you become so popular, you turn into a local celebrity!

The Biggest Marathons and Running Events in the World

The Biggest Marathons and Running Events in the World

Have you ever been curious about which marathons and running events are the biggest in terms of numbers of participants/finishers? We had enough curiosity about it to take a look at the figures and find out. It can be confusing if you talk only about the running events, because there can be a massive number of participants, but they don’t all enter the marathon distance, they are spread across all distances within the event, that is why we are listing both biggest marathons and biggest running events.

Cherish Your Running Friends: A Tribute to a Late Running Buddy

Cherish Your Running Friends: A Tribute to a Late Running Buddy

This story was related to me by a running friend in the United States. After learning the tragic events surrounding the death of her cherished running partner and dear friend, I was inspired to write this article on her behalf.