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It's shocking to remember how recently women were finally deemed fit to compete in the 800 meters (1960) and the marathon (Kathereine Switzer ran the Boston Marathon in 1967 but had to dodge the race director who tried to physically restrain her). Now women are indispensible to the success of running as a sport and culture. more

Tags: This Week in Runners, Y, YMCA, Running, depression, renaming the half marathon, vegetarian meals, the first sub-5 minute mile

Running Can Improve Working Memory

One of the hardest things about getting back into running regularly after injury, illness or just slacking off, is having the patience for not getting the benefits of getting back in shape right away. However, a recent study has shown there are some immediate benefits to even a short 30 minute workout. more

Tags: This Week in Runners, Y, YMCA, Running, working memory, short workouts, lunch time runs

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