Running

  • Get good shoes to avoid a run of trouble

    Get good shoes to avoid a run of trouble

    So there I stood, confused and intimidated by the sight of the massive shoe wall at the local footwear dealer. Truth be told, I am not a seasoned runner but I did know that my 2-year-old running shoes were taking a toll on my feet. The time for a new pair of shoes was now. This is an all-too-common...

  • Race like a Marine at the BootCamp Challenge

    Race like a Marine at the BootCamp Challenge

    Oorah! It’s time to see how tough you are compared to the few, the proud, the Marines. The BootCamp Challenge, held on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD), is a 5K race with over 50 obstacles that give civilians a taste of Marine Corps boot camp. “BootCamp Challenge has become...

  • America’s Finest City Half Marathon takes off on Sunday

    America’s Finest City Half Marathon takes off on Sunday

    Rounding out the applauded Triple Crown Series (a trio of half-marathons including the Carlsbad Half Marathon and the La Jolla Half Marathon), running enthusiasts will take on America’s Finest City Half Marathon and break a sweat through Point Loma, down San Diego Bay, Harbor Island, through downtown...

  • Shine bright at the Color Run MLB All-Star 5K

    Shine bright at the Color Run MLB All-Star 5K

    The vibrant race is part of the MLB All-Star Week festivities on Sunday, July 10

  • Family ties run through national parks

    Family ties run through national parks

    After she finished high school, Amanda Gossard knew one thing for sure: She wasn’t going to work for the National Park Service. Her mother and father were Park Service rangers, and she’d spent her life in the parks. She was born at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and grew up in Death Valley...

  • Gray skies? Go for a run

    Gray skies? Go for a run

    So far, this late spring and early summer have not followed through with their promise of sunny days and warm weather. In fact it has been downright crummy lately. So how can you stay active in San Diego when beach days turn into stay-inside-and-watch-Netflix days? Don’t get sidetracked from your...

  • Cancer survivor runs with passion

    Cancer survivor runs with passion

    Since 1998, the Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon has brought an annual, free-flowing river of runners to the streets of San Diego.It’s an early-morning party starring thousands of weekend warriors synced to the beat of live bands and cheering locals (at least the ones not cursing the road closures).It’s...

  • Staying fit with your pet in San Diego

    Staying fit with your pet in San Diego

    Over a year ago, I blew out my knee and needed to rehab it with lots of walking. Around the same time I adopted a sweet blue nose Staffordshire terrier named Bula from the San Diego Humane Society. Not only did she help me through the healing process with lots of love and cuddles, her little stumpy...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (April 28 to May 1)

  • San Diego: This Weekend (April 7-10)

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