Former collegiate runner and high school track coach, Sean Peterson, shares his feelings about resolutions and why he thinks you shouldn’t make them.
So many resolutions, so little time. So it makes sense to just admit what probably won’t happen. That leaves room for more realistic goals, right?
Donate used or unwanted shoes to a Road Runner Sports store and you’ll be supporting communities in need and children with permanent physical disabilities.
Plastic pollution is affecting our environment in terrible ways. But you, fellow runner, have a unique opportunity to help prevent it. Continue reading
Love adidas? Love the ocean? The adidas Parley collection pairs effortless style with an amazing initiative that is helping save and restore our oceans.
Not in the unhealthy sense, of course. You’re an enthusiast, and there’s nothing wrong with that. Take this quiz to find out what level of addicted to running you are.
First of all, it’s not really polite to yell at people, so maybe don’t do that. Runners, which of these bother you most?
Can’t muster up the energy for your morning run? Read these. Get inspired. Lace up and crush pavement (or trail).
Zachary has spina bifida, a spinal defect that’s left him without the use of his legs. Find out how a bike made a world of difference for him.
Wondering who the runner is in today’s Google Doodle? He’s Tom Longboat, who despite racism and a challenging upbringing, set world records in distance running.
Runners enjoy getting up early for refreshing runs, we’re shoe-obsessed and we pay to run 26.2 miles. Can you relate to these running memes? We bet you can.
Get your run in AND give back! Tag us in your running photo and we’ll donate to Athletes Helping Athletes to help kids receive adaptive bikes.
If you really want to make mom smile, here’s what you should – and absolutely should not – get her. Pssst, we’ve got a special discounts available.
Wondering what today’s Google Doodle is all about? It honors esteemed Dutch track and field athlete, Fanny Blankers-Koen, who would’ve been 100 today.
Okay, maybe not ALL runners, but I bet you’ve done one or two of these nasty things at some point. We’re not here to judge.
Two-time Olympian Des Linden becomes the first American female winner of the Boston Marathon in 33 years. Get inspired by her!
You know the butterfly feeling you get in your gut when someone asks what you do to stay fit? Continue reading
We collected some of our favorite motivational, hilarious and just plain relatable quotes from some of the amazing women running the 2018 Boston Marathon.
Runners – we’re all different, but we do have some key things in common. Which of these describe you best?
Love the idea of running and traveling – but struggling to figure out how to pay for it? Here’s how to afford the Runventure of your dreams.
Ladies, today’s our day. Let’s blast Beyoncé, lift heavy things, run the miles, be cheerleaders for women and remember our superpower (read on to find out yours).
Love running? Love the environment? Plogging might just be the ideal activity for you.
Runners, this one’s for you. Take our quiz to see where you rank. Maybe you’re a totally vanilla runner or maybe you’re edgy as heck. Find out:
Brody Roybal, a Road Runner Sports Athletes Helping Athletes family member, and his team won the gold medal in the Paralympics for USA Men’s Sled Hockey.
Lack of motivation to workout happens to the best of us. These Instagram accounts feature the inspiration you need to tackle your 2018 goals.
A spinal cord injury left accomplished athlete and anesthesiologist Dr. Solberg learning how to walk again. Humor, a positive attitude and giving back helped him turn it all around.
Oh, the anticipation! Christmas is almost here and we can’t wait. It’s going to be amazing, but also a bit ridiculous. Let’s enjoy it all.
Nah. But these protein bars will. Combine the two and you’ve got a very tasty beer and energy bar pairing experiment.
2018 is YOUR year. Enter our INCREDIBLE sweepstakes to win FREE SHOES for a year, a gym membership and two race entries!
Running coaches can change lives. Road Runner Sports team member, Garrett Sheehan, shares his account of how his high school coach helped him grow as a runner and a person.
While you think of all the things you’re grateful for this Thanksgiving, let’s take an adorable moment to ponder what makes your dog’s tail wag.
Don’t be that runner! We’ve all seen them, or almost not, trucking down a dark road with NO reflective clothing or lights at all. Yikes. Continue reading
Love running, beer and honey waffles? We’re continuing our beer and energy bar pairing with 3 new beers and 3 new energy waffles from Honey Stinger. Mmmm.
Our roving workout-tester extraordinaire and in-house footwear expert, Jessica Evans, tackles a tough, rewarding OCR class at SlimGym in Escondido, CA.
Looking for a way to give back this holiday season? Here’s the perfect opportunity: Help support our troops via our Socks for Soldiers program.
The first American woman to win the NYC Marathon in 40 years is awe-inspiring, full of spirit and incredibly quotable.
Beer and running is a match made in heaven. But, pairing craft beer and energy bars? It’s a party your taste buds won’t soon forget.
The pure magic of running is when it brings people together. Phil met Brian, a double-amputee bladerunner, to help him break a world record – and gained a lifelong friend.
Veronica Amaya started her fitness journey at 240 pounds after realizing she wasn’t living the life she wanted to live. She wanted more. Here’s her story.
You and your furry canine companion may have more in common than you think. Take this quiz to see which dog breed matches your running personality. Continue reading
Whether you’re looking for running motivation or just a good laugh, these Instagram accounts somehow magically have both.
Lilly, a member of our Athletes Helping Athletes family, sadly lost her home, prosthetic legs, adaptive bike and more during the Santa Rosa fires.
Are you a visionary Falcon Runner? Perhaps you’re an attention-seeking Woodpecker Runner? Or maybe you’re more of a challenge-loving Bear Runner.
Wearing dark clothes at night? STOP! Trying a new route? Not so fast. As daylight hours decrease, your commitment to running safely should increase.
Imagine running a 100-mile race. Now imagine training for a 100-mile race with a newborn—your first child—at home. This Road Runner Sports Assistant Store Manager did. Continue reading
Running a marathon can be an emotional roller coaster. That’s why we’ve opted to soften it and describe the experience via dog GIFs.
Why wait? Just three. That’s all we’re asking. Commit to changing three small things about your daily habits to help ward off breast cancer.
Berkeley is like a playground for runners. It’s got whimsy. It’s got adventure. And it’s got brunch for days.
Ah, the seemingly elusive runner’s high. Sometimes it happens, sometimes it doesn’t. But what if you had more control over it?
You hear it all the time when people talk about great athletes, “Wow did you see that? They’ve really got “it”!” Is ‘it’ obtainable for the everyday person?
Not trying to scare anyone off, just keeping it real. Maybe a little too real. But hey, this is the world of running and it can be an awkward mess.
You know what you need? A break. Here’s how to live the good life this Labor Day weekend (brought to you by dogs, because they get it).
Shrewsbury has an abundance of things to enjoy. It’s close to the big city and features wooded trails, quaint villages and more!
Love a good adventure? We’ve got an especially exciting one in store for you. And it’s much more than just a marathon experience.
Guilt happens. Let’s collectively agree to not feel at ALL guilty about these things.
A newly minted ultramarathoner discusses everything from chafing to the powers of pickle juice.
Portland is one of the most active cities in the country. It’s also ranked as one of the top running cities. Continue reading
Isn’t the world of running wonderful? These race names range from clever to absolutely ridiculous – and we love them all.
These dogs totally understand what it means to be a runner. They’re all of us, but probably a bit cuter.
Not talking about running is harrrrdddd. Here’s how it feels, as told primarily via Dustin from Stranger Things GIFs (he’s the best).
Unlock this secret language and keep your running partners in the loop.
Located just northwest of Denver, the beautiful town of Westminster offers you the benefits of a big city, with the beauty and open space of a rural area. Continue reading
In celebration of Comic-Con this week in San Diego, we asked our Facebook fans and fellow runners what super powers they’d choose.
These three tips and incentives will help that reluctant friend, significant other or family member want to lace up and run. You’ll be a hero!
Our San Diego fitness expert reviews Fatshred Bootcamp at Versatile Fitness and her fave training shoe for this workout.
Embrace the carbs. That’s basically it. You don’t have to read any further. Just kidding, there’s more to this.
When you’re Julia Kuba, nothing, not even Spina Bifida, can hold you back. This little lady is inspiring!
A serious runners guide to popular and little-known races, groups and trails in Studio City.
Good beer comes to those who run! Our Craft Classic Half Marathon & 5K Series pairs running and craft brews. Continue reading
Use your new running words to impress, confuse or amuse!
Have you tried boxing fusion? Here’s what you need to know about this empowering workout.
Before you lace up and leash up, consider the following tips to ensure that your dog is ready to run.
Athletes Helping Athletes raises funds to help children with permanent disabilities receive adaptive bikes.
At 15-years-old Brody Roybal became the youngest member of the 2014 USA Paralympics. Continue reading
Whether you’re new to running or a seasoned pro, you’ll love what the Atlanta area has to offer runners. Continue reading
Despite being paralyzed from the waist down, 10-year-old Xavier takes on life with amazing gusto. Read his story. Continue reading
Looking for a fun way to celebrate Global Running Day? Read on for sweepstakes info, inspiration, charitable initiatives and more.
All kids should get to feel the exhilaration of going fast and the joy of biking with family members. But for some kids, that feeling doesn’t come easy.
Ah, runners. While many of us avoid stretching, we aren’t opposed to bending the truth once and a while. They’re just little lies.
If you’re a runner living in Chicago and looking for a great running group, trail, or race, we’ve got you covered. Read our top picks for races, groups and more.
Runners are undeniably different from the rest of the population. Let’s explore some of the quirky things we do best, shall we? Continue reading
It’s obvious there’s a special chemistry that attracts runners to each other. Six couples share their tips on what keeps them running strong.
Is hard work really all it takes to succeed? adidas challenges this in its inspiring ‘Unleash Your Creativity’ campaign.
Looking for a 5K or half marathon that has it all? Our Road Runner Sports Craft Classic race is your next can’t-miss race.