Adding fun to your run

August 15, 2011 2:38:19 PM PDT
Sometimes working up the motivation to exercise is harder than the work-out itself. Now, new online tools are making it easier to find friends and making running even more enjoyable. From one early morning solo run, Tony Oiedade created a website that helps runners to buddy up.

On you can find people in your area who are also looking for someone to run with. You don't exchange personal information - just details on what time you're looking to run and where.

There are running routes, tips and it's great for travelers who want to see a new city as they jog. is offered in 89 countries, and it's free.

If you're looking to improve your actual running, check out ChiRunning.

ChiRunning is a technique that combines T'ai Chi with the power and energy of running. The goal is eliminating the pounding, pain, and potential damage out of the sport of running to make running safe, efficient and more enjoyable.

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