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MapMyRun’s “The Most Common Running Injury Will Surprise You”

When running, there are a host of potential injuries that can come your way, each one worse than the last. However, this recent MapMyRun blog details the most common injury among runners, and it may surprise you.

Here’s an excerpt:

“When people find out you’re a runner, one of the first things you probably hear is something along the lines of, “Better take care of your knees!” It’s quite the misconception that every runner will have knee issues at some point; and actually knee injuries aren’t the injury runners experience most.

That isn’t to say knee injuries don’t happen. In fact, chiropractor Marc Taczanowski a certified strength and conditioning specialist, with experience in sports medicine, injury prevention and management at True Sport Care, says they are some of the more common injuries experienced. “Common injuries in running include, but are not limited to, iliotibial band (ITB) syndrome, patellar tracking issues, runner’s knee, Achilles tendinosis and plantar fasciitis,” he explains.”

To read the full article, click here!

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New York Road Runners Events

There’s always something to do when you’re a part of the New York Road Runners, and boy do they have a bunch of events planned for the remainder of the summer. Some events include: the NYRR R-U-N 5K, the youth program events and the Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run.

Make sure to make the most out of your summer.

For the full list of events, click here!

Global Running Day

Hello all,

Time is almost up!

Global Running Day is just around the corner! On June 7th, over 699,000 people from over 161 countries will be taking to the roads to run in support of the Million Kid Run. The Million Kid Run is meant to inspire kids to become fit and healthy!

Make sure to get out there and run! For more information, click here!