A Pre-Run Snack that Brings Out the Kid in Us
When it comes to nutrition, morning runs are fairly easy: Nosh on something small and carb-y while drinking your coffee and then head out the door. It’s late afternoon and evening workouts that require planning because, more often than not, you’re lacing up your shoes four to six hours after your last meal. And, without a mid-afternoon snack, you're running on empty.Read More
RUN THIS TOWN - ROCHESTER, NY
In this episode of Run This Town, we take you inside Rochester, NY—a city made for running. Here paved trails and greens spaces meander along the river and overlook magnificent waterfalls. Runs down city streets are architectural history tours by foot. You’ll also find enough endurance events to get you out almost every weekend no matter the season (no one hangs up their shoes in winter here; these New Yorkers are a seriously hardy crowd). Plus, Fleet Feet Sports Rochester offers a varied menu of training programs and running groups so you can get in shape and meet like-minded friends. So, sit back, and enjoy. This is Run This Town Rochester.Read More
Do These 5 Exercises Before Every Run and Feel Better
We feel you. Sometimes life is so busy that it seems like adding anything more to your five-mile-after-work loop is impossible. However, to get the most out of your run, and to finish feeling energized, adding in about seven to 10 minutes of warm up is precisely what you need. These five exercises will help keep your body more balanced and injury free.Read More
Is It Possible to Run a Half Marathon After Knee Surgery?
I just had knee surgery for a torn meniscus seven weeks ago and rehab is going well. I would like to run a half marathon in 12 weeks. Do I have enough time to train?Read More
New Shoe Review: Mizuno Wave Rider 21
The Mizuno Wave Rider 21 offers subtle advancements in comfort and durability. As part of Project Zero—a combined effort between Fleet Feet Sports and Mizuno—you can simply do good by buying a pair. $10 per shoe is donated directly to breast cancer research.
RUN THIS TOWN - WEST HARTFORD, CT
Run This Town West Hartford takes us, feet first, into the heart of Connecticut’s capital. Whether it’s a trail run through the Metacomet Ridge Mountains, post-run beer and burgers, a trot around downtown’s famous sites, or a cemetery speed session, the show’s host sets out to make sure we don't overlook the splendor of one of the nation’s oldest cities.
After you watch the episode, check out our Run This Town bonus content, which includes an interview with Fleet Feet West Hartford owner, Stephanie Blozy, turn by turn directions for some of the area’s top runs, and more.Read More
Hartford Run Through History
Explore rich cultural history on a just-under-four-mile run through downtown Hartford, Conn.Read More
The Best Parks to Run in Rochester
Rochester is a city for runners. Here are our a few of our favorite places to put in some miles.Read More
Rochester By the Numbers
A list of some of interesting or noteworthy things about Rochester, New York.Read More
Rochester Is the Best Running City You’ve Never Thought to Visit
Rochester is, without doubt, underrated. Sure, the winter weather is miserable, but thanks to Brenner and Boots, there are enough winter activities to keep you high on aerobic endorphins through the darkest winter months … and then through every one of Rochester’s distinct seasons.Read More