Looking for particularly good prices online for running shoes, if such exist. Also, general advice on the subject, maybe. [more inside]
Final half-marathon preparations: I'm signed up for the Sydney Half-Marathon (my first ever!) on May 18th, and I've just got a couple questions as I enter these last few weeks of preparations. Do I need to start investigating energy gels or GUs or something? And is this a *really* bad time to get new shoes? I'm getting a bit jittery so I'd be grateful for any wisdom and advice from the MeFi running contingent... [more inside]
Resources for exercises for my feet, arches, ankles, and lower legs? [more inside]
Is there any way to find out the percentage of Boston Marathon runners that qualified for the race vs. the percentage that gained entry through other means (charities and such)?
Another Vancouver, BC restaurant question. The challenge? Carbo-loading before the Vancouver Marathon... [more inside]
Does anyone have advice on running at night? [more inside]
Trail running shoes on concrete? [more inside]
Why do I love to run to this song and what are other songs will duplicate whatever it is this song does to make my runs better? [more inside]
Help me come up with a team name and/or logo for the Vancouver Marathon. [more inside]
Post-injuryFilter: Reclaiming your sense of self after not being able to be active? [more inside]
Are there any Nike+ shoes comparable to Asics Gel Nimbus? [more inside]
Could Forrest Gump really run that much? [more inside]
What is the circumference of Frank Sinatra Park in Hoboken, NJ?
[Philly filter] Where's the fair part of Fairmont Park? [more inside]
When I jog, my heart rate goes to 195 beats per minute. Is that bad? [more inside]
productreviewfilter: I am considering buying the Sony Bluetooth Wirleless Transmitter for iPod along with the Sony DRBT21G/B Stereo Bluetooth Headset for a birthday gift for a friend who runs on a treadmill most of the time, outside sometimes. Have you used these? is there a better combo that might be preferred by a runner? Thank you in advance!
Can someone recommend a good beginner's marathon training group in San Francisco? [more inside]
Need running advice! [more inside]
How long will I be in excruciating pain? [more inside]
Help, I think I'm getting shin splints! [more inside]
Are those IT band straps for running worth a damn? [more inside]
Best deals, patterns and otherwise for technical socks? (Cycling, Running, etc) [more inside]
Where's a good place to buy running shoes in London? [more inside]
I feel like a moron for asking this: Where can I take a shower in Memphis on Saturday? No, I'm not asking to use yours. [more inside]
I can't fix my toilet, help! [more inside]
Usually after my evening 5K I like to open it up for a quarter mile or so - my tendency is to take very fast short steps, almost double the speed of my arms. Would I be better off (top speed) to go for longer strides? This is on clear, car-free asphalt. [more inside]
Is it best to weight train before or after a run? [more inside]
Should overweight people run? [more inside]
What gear should I wear to run in the winter? I've always moved indoors and run on the treadmill or just quit for the season and got fat but I want to try to keep running outside this winter. [more inside]
What is the best training plan to improve my performance in a 300 meter and 1.5 mile run in 6 weeks? [more inside]
How similar is using an elliptical machine to running? [more inside]
90s GM TV commercial for Daytime Running Lights? [more inside]
How much should I tip (if at all) for a 10-minute massage after running in a race? [more inside]
RunningFilter: Half Marathon on Sunday. How should I spend Saturday?
Will a runner with a lower body weight have a lower risk of injury than a heavier person, all other measures of health, fitness, and experience being equal?
Will a runner with a lower body weight have a lower risk of injury than a heavier person, all other measures of health, fitness, and experience being equal? [more inside]
Marathon Support: What can my roommates and I do for our other roommate after she runs a marathon? [more inside]
why do people work out together? [more inside]
I just had a doctor tell me I'm too heavy to run the Couch to 5k program. Is this really true? [more inside]
I run 5K 4-6 times a week, and I'd like to get my speed up. Should I increase my overall pace, or do sprints/intervals interspersed with jogging?
Ingestible supplements for long distance running that are safe, effective, and not intrinsically disgusting? [more inside]
ChicagoFilter: Running in or around McCormick Place? [more inside]
My first marathon is five weeks away and the training is taking its toll on my body. The last thing I want is to have to give up this late in the game because of an injury. What's my best plan of attack? [more inside]
Please help me learn to run. [more inside]
If your running shorts have an inner pant, and your underwear of choice is boxers, what do you wear when you're running? Manties?
A couple of months ago my big toenail went black after a run. Maybe 10-15 days ago it came loose, but only on one side. Since the other side was still anchored I cut off the flapping half. Nothing's happened since then. Please advise. [more inside]
I liked doing fun runs and half marathons. Are there any other sports which offer similar events? Are bike races as beginner friendly? [more inside]
What are some bad weather alternatives to running? [more inside]
Classic ectomorph looking to add weightlifting to exercise routine. [more inside]
Will the Saucony Grid Omni 5 Ultimates that I just bought ruin my feet? [more inside]