Runners' Stories

This Minnesota Man Was Plogging Before It Was Cool
The Swedish trend of collecting litter on the run has hit the Twin Cities—but for Tom Cousins, the phenomenon is nothing new.
The Incredible Message Behind This Double-Amputee’s 31 Marathons in 31 Days
Rob Jones’ epic journey raised more than $200,000 for wounded veteran charities.
Chip Gaines: “Never Judge Your Full Potential Based on Your First Run”
The star of “Fixer Upper” discusses breakthroughs, finding time to run, and why he’s dedicated to completing 26.2 miles.
Have an Idea for a Running-Related Side Hustle?
These four tips can help you turn your brainstorm into a source of income—and satisfaction.
Stellar St. Patrick’s Day Runs
May the luck o' the Irish bring you a PR this March.
Motivated by Her Two Sons, This Military Wife Started Running and Dropped 60 Pounds
“I want them to see my running as a way to make friends and live a healthy lifestyle.”
What I Learned From My Dad When He Lost Running
As ALS took away his ability to move, my father reacted with a beautiful grace.
Can You Beat These Celebrity Marathoners?
See how some of the most dedicated running celebs have handled 26.2 miles.
HGTV’s Christina El Moussa Makes Running a Part of Her Routine
The 34-year-old television host does a three-mile loop in her neighborhood each morning.
Running for Them: 3 Moms Bond by Running for Their Kids With Cancer
After receiving the same troubling news within a month, these parents turned to running to cope and fight in their own way.