the slime run 5k

Race Review: The Slime Run 5k

One of the most interesting things about being an epic runner is to be able to see races of all stages. A race in its infancy is a completely different experience than a mega-production (say, The Color Run or The Electric Run).…


Zombies, Run! App Review

zombies run app review
4/4 Mobs Evaded…JUST sayin’.

Let me start by saying I’ve had this app on my phone for over a year and I have used it maybe twice – mainly because I didn’t exactly understand how to use it, and the two times I did use it, the zombies “caught” me and I quickly got frustrated.…

prepare for my first 5k

Reader Question: How do I prepare for my first 5k?

Jessica H. sent us an email – and we liked her question so much, we thought a lot of you would benefit from a post about it:

“Well, [Rugged Maniac] is my first 5k. I’m far from in shape (well, round is a shape, but not the shape I’m looking for).

Featured Epic Runner

Featured Epic Runner: Jennifer K.

It’s about that time – another Featured Epic Runner! Not only is Jennifer K. into running and races of all distances, but she does yoga, weight training, AND is the mother to 3 beautiful girls. Talk about a woman of many talents!


Getting Out of a Slump


Slumps are the absolute worst. One minute, we are rocking along, hitting our goals and carpe-ing the diem, and then in what seems like the next minute, we are spending our evenings watching bad reality television and eating peanut butter straight out of the jar (or is that just me?).…


Obsession of the Week: Chocolate Covered Katie

Hi there Epic Runners! We decided it would be fun to share with you what we are obsessing about each week. It could be a blog, a recipe, a training plan…. whatever it is that we are currently swooning over. And for our inaugural obsession of the week?…

Featured Epic Runner - Reiley

Featured Epic Runner: Reiley G.

The great thing about interviewing Epic Runners is that sometimes we learn about races we didn’t even know about! Our newest Featured Epic Runner, Reiley G., has what is known as #BeastMode – he’s a regular at Spartan Race, Tough Mudder and through this feature, introduced us to the Budshido Race (although it’s only in Virginia…boooooo).…


Top 7 Race Costumes You Will See At Every Event

We at DoEpicRuns are 100% pro costume. We dress up at just about every race we attend. And we totally get that it can be hard to come up with original ideas for costumes (although we were pretty proud of the time we Rick-Rolled the Awesome 80’s Run) – there are only so many things to dress up as, and some are more popular than others.…

gifts for runners

10 Kickass Gifts for Runners

1. Contigo AUTOSEAL Kangaroo Water Bottle with Storage Compartment  

gifts for runners

A water bottle is essential for any runner, athlete or fitness fanatic. A water bottle that holds all your sh*t is even better!

– Made from BPA-free material
– Patented autoseal lid is 100-percent leak-proof and 100-percent spill-proof
– Drinking made easy; Press to sip; Release to seal; autoseal automatically seals between sips to ensure no spills
– Patented carabiner clip on the handle allows you to take this mug wherever you go, attach it to a bag strap for hands-free portability
– Patented lid technology optimizes flow control to make the bottle easy to drink from





The Walking Dead Workout

THE DAY WE HAVE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR IS HERE!! In just a few short hours, Season 4 of The Walking Dead will premiere on AMC. In case you hadn’t noticed, we here at Do Epic Runs are ob-freaking-sessed with zombies, and there is no better depiction of the zombie apocalypse than TWD.…