What It Takes To Break A World Record: Jussi’s Story

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Photo by: Heidi Ikäheimo

If you’ve been keeping up with our blog lately, then you’ve probably already met Jussi. On October 8th, 2016, your fellow Endomondo member broke the Guinness World Record for “fastest marathon wearing a 60-lb backpack” Continue reading What It Takes To Break A World Record: Jussi’s Story

This Endomondo Hero Is Training for the Ultimate Challenge

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When we first met the hero of our story, Jussi, he was trekking through the cold in his native Finland on a promise he made for winning an Endomondo challenge. But his story goes way back. All the way to 2009 and to a resolution he set for himself, which marked a turning point in his life.  Continue reading This Endomondo Hero Is Training for the Ultimate Challenge

You VS the Year: 2 Runners Share Their Experience

You VS the Year

We’re more than halfway through 2016 and it’s time to check in on our running goals. Two of our intrepid community members, Emma and Morten, have stepped up by joining “You VS the Year”—the most inspirational digital running challenge to ever unite over 1 million runners in a single goal.  Continue reading You VS the Year: 2 Runners Share Their Experience

Catching up with World Record Runner, Yvie

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Photo credit: Yvie Johnson

A few months ago, we shared a story about a courageous member of our community named Yvie who was on a mission. Well, two actually. The first: run the equivalent of twice the length of mainland Great Britain to set a World Record—running from Land’s End to John o’Groats and back. The second, and most personal, to bring awareness to mental illness through her journey. Continue reading Catching up with World Record Runner, Yvie

Running with Fight to Shed Light on Mental Illness

Yvie - Running to Set a World Record

Though you may not always hear about the prevalence of mental illness, the stats concerning it simply can’t be ignored. One-in-four adults will experience a mental health problem within any given year. One-in-ten young people will be diagnosed with a mental health disorder. Continue reading Running with Fight to Shed Light on Mental Illness

This Is How One Crew Runs the Night

London's Midnight Runners Club

It’s what you do in the dark that puts you in the light.

That’s the mantra that Under Armour athletes and runners across our communities have embraced to shine the spotlight on their training and forego the kind of distractions that could take the focus off of their workout. Continue reading This Is How One Crew Runs the Night

The Winners of the #TrackYourArt Contest Are…

Track Your Art

Last month, we launched our #TrackYourArt contest and asked you to enter your most artistic route. The workouts have been done, the routes have been run (or biked, or walked). Now it’s time to reveal which ones among them have been chosen as the best of the best. Continue reading The Winners of the #TrackYourArt Contest Are…

Victoria’s Story: 1 Year and 7 Lessons That Changed Her Life

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Life doesn’t always go as you plan it, and a lot of times, it will throw you a curve ball which can push you off track – or make you change for the better. One of our members, Victoria, was faced with a major setback to her health that could have made her veer away from a fit lifestyle, but instead, forged an incredible new path to success which she’s been on for the past year.
Continue reading Victoria’s Story: 1 Year and 7 Lessons That Changed Her Life

Best 2015 Fitness “Horror” Story

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Photo credit: Melissa L.

Last week, we asked you to share your spookiest fitness story with us, and you delivered. We received quite a few entries that have made more than one of us think twice about running on that dark trail and pack some more lights when we head out.  Continue reading Best 2015 Fitness “Horror” Story