How about a new Nike+ commerical to kick things off? Sure!
Hey ... hey ... how about this heat, huh? Hooboy, I'll tell you what ... is it hot enough for ya? But ya know, it's the humidity that really gets ya.
All those terrible cliches are a way of introducing this article about how to deal with running in the heat on your runs, from keeping a "treasure chest" to running loops.
Runners will indulge in an opulent race experience at the Gender Defender 5K on Marine Corps Base Quantico on Saturday, August 25. The pink-and-blue-themed challenge promises an exclusive, spirited competition ... and a race finish with a lavish display of comfort items not seen at any other race.
Mammoth Lakes, the California mountain town, will file for bankruptcy, but it's not expected to impact the legendary running club there, which currently includes 2012 Olympians Meb Keflezighi, Amy Hastings and Morgan Uceny, along with Deena Kastor and Anna Pierce.
Ironman New York, the U.S. Championships, is a little more than a month away (Aug. 11), but already many competitors are nervous, especially about the swim, after two athletes died in the event last year.