Liz Hichens

Liz Hichens is the Web Editor of She is an Ironman and marathon finisher and fan of all endurance sports.

Athletes Honored At Endurance Sports Awards On Saturday

Athletes from the sports of running,  triathlon and cycling were honored on Saturday at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa at the eighteenth annual Endurance Sports Awards. Honorees include Chris Lieto, Craig Alexander, Kara Goucher, Meb Keflezighi, Chris Carmichael, Chrissie Wellington, Kristin Armstrong and Cody McCasland. Check back for a complete recap video of […]

Brooks Sports Partners With Three-Time Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington

In a exclusive, Brooks Sports has announced it has signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with three-time Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington. The sponsorship agreement serves as a strategic move aimed towards building Brooks’ presence in the triathlon community. Despite not having a formal deal in place in past years, Wellington has been loyal to […]

P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon and Half Marathon Course Tips

Running in P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon or Half-Marathon this weekend? Here are seven tips from runners who’ve done the race before. 1. Dress smart While it is not unusual for the temperature to increase over the course of any long-distance running race, the Phoenix climate presents an unusually high variance in weather […]

Enjoy Real Food And Higher Performance With New Book: The Athlete’s Plate

The Athlete’s Plate: Real Food for High Performance debunks the myth that busy athletes lack the time to fuel with real food. Fuel-starved endurance athletes are notorious convenience eaters, scarfing pre-packaged products and expensive prepared foods that offer a quick fix for their ravenous appetites. But these food products and supplements leave athletes under-nourished, delaying […]

Do Alcohol And Training Mix?

Is it possible to have a few drinks and still perform a successful training session the next day? The American College of Sports Medicine released a study about alcohol and athletic performance, and the results aren’t as clear cut as you may have thought. Scientifically speaking, how your body performs on alcohol depends entirely on […]

Girl Gear Review: Moving Comfort Sports Bras

Online editor Liz Hichens reviews sports bras from Moving Comfort in this week’s edition of Girl Gear. With most athletic companies it seems that the major engineering and design efforts go into big-ticket items such as tops, bottoms and shoes. Sports bras are often an after thought, with many companies using the same design over […]