The Fourth of July—also known as Independence Day or July 4th—has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution.

SEOTR all started with one goal - to help foster a community of trail runners in Southeastern Ohio.

By Richard Ferguson PhD - I often hear runners talking about mental toughness and the need to become more mentally tough. Coaches often stress mental toughness and how their athletes need to become more mentally tough. However, very few people can actually define what mental toughness is and very few coaches can tell their athletes just how they can improve their mental toughness.

Happy June! - Generally June is BBQ season with meat-heavy grilling. But these days, many runners are eating less meat and a lot more plant-based diets. This article talks about how to build a better vegan sports diet.

by Nancy Clark, MS, RD - Nancy, do you offer different nutrition recommendations for elite athletes as compared to recreational exercisers? I am highly competitive, work out intensely, and often wonder if I am eating to be the best athlete that I can be.