Shoe reviews, running injury prevention, NYC running news, community spotlights and updates from the local scene, sharing our fellow runners’ and community leaders’ passions and achievements with the intent of inspiring others.


 

Race Day Fueling

By Kara Dudley With so many different types of fuel available these days, it can be overwhelming to know what to choose, how much and when to consume, and which options are suitable for your specific purposes. So I sat down with Starla Garcia of The Healthy Shine to chat about nutrition for runners on […]

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What Exactly is Runner’s Knee?

By Kara Dudley   “Runner’s Knee” is one of the most common running injuries amongst both beginner and more seasoned athletes. Let’s dive further into what this overuse injury is, how it can be prevented, and what role your shoes might play in it all.     Runner’s Knee, is technically referred to as Patellofemoral […]

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BKLYN MILE: 2021 Recap

By Kara Dudley   With each passing year, as it takes over that famed one-mile stretch of real estate on Kent Avenue, the Brooklyn Mile further cements itself as key a race for the New York City running community. This past August 8th, on what was it’s 5th in-person running, that feeling was stronger than […]

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Explaining VDOT, and Why You Need to Know

Brian Rosetti is the Founder of VDOT O2, a platform that uses the scientific approach of renowned running coach and exercise physiologist, Dr. Jack Daniels, to help runners -of all experience levels- to improve. Through personalized coaching, pacing and workout effort suggestions, this best-in-class system has the power to transform the way any runner approaches […]

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Community Spotlight: John Solano, Race Director, Front Runners New York LGBT Pride Run® 

John Solano found his way into NYC’s running community through Front Runners New York, a running club for people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ+) and those who are allies. This year he is serving as Race Director for the 40th Annual FRNY LGBT Pride Run®. By Kara Dudley   The Call […]

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