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Past articles by Dorothy:

Why I decided to keep my Dry January going for 88 days

Marathon runner Dorothy Beal tells why she decided to give up alcohol for January—and February, and March. → Read More

What Dry January Taught Me About Myself—And Why I'm Still Not Drinking

Thanks to Dry January, one runner has gotten clear with what she wants and why she would reach for that end-of-day glass of wine. → Read More

7 Questions To Ask Yourself To Become A Stronger Runner

If your goal is to become a stronger runner, answer these questions to make sure you are going about it in the right way. → Read More

10 Reasons To Create Your Wellness Plan For The New Year

Just like a training plan, a wellness plan helps you lay the foundation for healthy habits and helps you easily track your progress. → Read More

Tricks For Turning A Negative Statement Into A Positive

Mile Posts reflects on the importance of turning a negative mindset into a positive, especially when it comes to your running. → Read More

Why Obsessively Striving For PRs Lowered My Self-Worth

Mile Posts shares what it looks like to run three marathons just four months after your third child because your self-worth is tied to a PR. → Read More

The 9 Worst Pieces Of Marathon Advice I've Received

Sometimes you have to ignore the marathon advice you've heard and just trust your training. Here are a few of those times. → Read More

9 Things I've Learned From Running With My Mom

When she started running in 2003, with her mom by her side, she knew their bond would only grow with each step. Here's how it has with mom lessons. → Read More

A Reminder That It's Okay To Look Like A Beginner

It is common to think of being a beginner as a bad thing. Mile Posts, however, shares why you should be embracing the title. → Read More

34 Thoughts A Marathoner Has During Mile 1 Of Every Run

It doesn't matter that Mile Posts has been running for years—the first mile of every run is always the same. Here's how it goes. → Read More

26.2 Reasons Why I Still Run

Five years ago, Mile Posts shared the reasons why she runs with us, thinking they would never changed. They have, a bit, and here is her new list. → Read More

6 Important Safety Tips To Follow On Your Next Run

No run is worth your life. That may sound a bit dramatic, but these tips from one experienced runner will come in handy when you need them most. → Read More

8 Irrational Fears Of Joining A Running Group

The thought of joining a new group for a run may cause some anxiety. One runner shares how she overcame her fears and found her people. → Read More

8 Tips For Starting Your Own Running-Focused Instagram

There is a saying that jokes, "I Ran It For The Insta." But sometimes, Instagram offers a whole new form of motivation when you need it most. → Read More

5 Last-Minute Boston Marathon Tips For First-Timers

Monday is going to be a very special day for you! Here are some tried-and-true tips from a Boston veteran to make the race your best ever. → Read More

What To Know About Pacing While Running With a Stroller

Can you run with a stroller while training for pace? It is possible, but you need to do some adjusting to make it work. Here's what to know. → Read More

A Beginner's Guide To Running Back-To-Back Marathons

Two finish lines are better than one. But make sure you are training correctly so you can finish back to back marathon happy and healthy. → Read More

Why You Should Only Wear Your Running Shoes For Running

Do you wear your running shoes for errands, gym classes and more? It's time to stop. Here are why your running shoes should only be used on the run. → Read More

50 Life Lessons Learned On The Run

A lot of wisdom can come from the miles you log. Here are the life lessons one runner learned through her years of running. → Read More

The Best Running Gifts For Valentine's Day

Whether you need a gift for your significant other or you just want to add some flair to holiday run, these gifts are perfect to celebrate Valentine's Day. → Read More