Top 25 Running Bloggers to Follow

By Holly / December 19, 2015


Love to run? Thinking about getting into running? You’re not alone as running is FANTASTIC for fitness and health and that’s why we decided to scour the internet for the best running bloggers to place in our list of the top running bloggers to follow right now!

The list is in no particular order (all the bloggers are great) and as you’ll see, we’ve selected an interesting article from each blogger that we feel is valuable to read (or listen to in some cases). There is some seriously AMAZING information on these blogs so take a moment to click through, bookmark their sites and follow them on social media!

Let’s take a look at the list!

Top 25 Running Bloggers To Follow


Peter Larson

1. Runblogger

Peter is an avid runner and has a great professional background. He gives running advice, shoe reviews and even the newest running apps.

Must Read: Check out Peter’s epic shoe buying guide. Over 250 shoes reviewed!


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2. Coach Jay Johnson

Coach Jay gives useful information and guides about running. His podcast episodes and videos inspire a lot of runners to improve.

Must Listen: Super-interesting interview with strength & conditioning coach Vern Gambetta


Jason Fitzgerald

3. StrengthRunning

Jason is the author of the book 101 Simple Ways to be a Better Runner and is a USATF certified coach. There are a lot of various articles about coaching, weight loss, barefoot running, training workouts and programs and injury prevention.

Must Read: 7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Running


Steve Magness

4. Science of Running

Steve currently coaches the Head Cross Country at University of Houston. He has almost 300 articles about putting science into running.

Must Read: Having “Space” in Your Training Plan – Why Density is Often the Neglected Variable


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5. Jeff Galloway’s Blog

Jeff is a world renowned ultra marathoner who will show you how to do the run-walk method. It has been proven effective for a lot of people who do not want to get injured when running for long periods of time.

Must Read: Race Recovery Tips


Jason Saltmarsh

6. SaltMarsh Running

Jason started the saltmarsh running. You can find a lot of running product reviews as well as book reviews. You will also see a lot of articles about workouts, diet, recovery, what to wear in different weather conditions and how to run efficiently in a marathon.

Must Read: Winter Running Tips From Top Running Bloggers


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7. Hungry Runner Girl

Janae talks about running and most especially food. She posts about 2 articles a day about her gears and her life so you will never run out of things to read on her blog.

Must Read: 26.2 Side Effects of Marathon Training


Brian Martin

8. Running Technique Tips

Brian created the website in 2011 to help runners avoid injuries and improve their technique. He also shares advice and information about running gear, drills, philosophies and strength training.

Must Read: Minimal Shoes Not the Same as Barefoot


Reid Coolsaet

9. Float On

Reid shows you his running journey while he travels to different parts of the world to run marathons. When you go through his blog, you will get some tips on how to improve your performance.

Must Read: Step up #AlwaysInBeta


Dr. Nicholas Campitelli10. Dr. Nick’s Running Blog

Dr. Nicholas specializes on surgery and podiatric medicine. His blog is filled with articles about running shoe reviews, training programs, prevention and injury treatment.

Must Read: Train Slower, Race Faster


Disney running bloggers11. We Run Disney

Christine and Pam, the mother daughter running tandem talks about Disney Races and the latest news surrounding it. They also have a lot of advice and race recaps that is beneficial in case you want to run your first Disney race.

Must Read: Healthy Meals: Savory Turkey and Sweet Potato Hash

Website Name
Peter RunbloggerBiologist, runner, writer-editor
Coach Jay Coach Jay Johnson Running coach, speaker, writer
Jason Fitzgerald StrengthRunningMarathoner, USATF-certified coach, author
Steve Magness Science of Running Performance Coach, lecturer, author
Jeff Galloway Jeff Galloway’s Blog Running coach, author, consultant, & US Olympian (1972)
JasonSaltMarsh Running Distant running coach, marathon runner
JanaeHungry Runner Girl High School Health, Physical Ed teacher, loves to run
Brian Martin Running Technique Tips Writer, provides running tips & advice
Reid Float On Distance runner
Dr. Nicholas Campitelli Dr. Nick’s Running Blog Podiatrist, lecturer, distance runner
Christine and Pam We Run Disney Mother and daughter with marathon belts to their name
AdamThe Boring Runner Runner, part-time blogger
JenRunning with the Girls Runner
Matt The Runner Dad IT guy, runner, father, dad
Dani Weight Off my Shoulders Weight watcher, blogger
BeccaFrom Snickers to Marathon Marathon runner, strongwoman
Matt No Meat Athlete Marathon runner, vegetarian cook, blogger
ScottA Trail Runner’s Blog Technology entrepreneur, trail runner, triathlon athlete
Justin Owings Birthday Shoes Shoe review writer, shoe retailer
Jaymie Pizarro The Bull Runner Certified health coach, speaker, marathon runner, product endorser
JenRunners Trials Blogger, runner
BenBen Does Life Walker, runner, author
Gia Alvarez Run Gia Run Running coach, marathon runner, philanthropist
Sweaty Emily Sweat Once a Day Retired triathlete, runner
Amanda C. Brooks Run to the Finish Vegetarian, blogger, runner

running elite blogger12. The Boring Runner

Adam calls himself the boring runner but his posts doesn’t even come close to that. He had an injury which inhibits him to run for a while but his posts are still present.

Must Read: Be Better Than YOU Were Yesterday


Running Blogger13. Running with the Girls

Jen will show you how she loves the great outdoors and not just about her running career. You will find product reviews, healthy recipes and sometimes, contest for her followers.

Must Read: Focus On the Positive


Matt Orlando14. The Runner Dad

Matt talks about different topics related to being a parent and running. He also posts gear reviews and contests for inspirational purposes.

Must Read: From Fit To Fat: My Downward Spiral Into Flabbiness


Ultra marathoner15. Weight Off my Shoulders

Dani from Boston has run 7 marathons and is not struggling to lose weight anymore. Her blog is always updated and her personality can be seen from her posts.

Must Read: Face It Friday: Unhealthy Thoughts & A Loss


Weight loss story16. From Snickers to Marathon

As Becca explains, her blog is about “The diary of a couch potato turned marathon runner, weight lifter and general fitness fanatic”, which is exactly why this is a must-follow blog > If you’re feeling like you’re floundering and need to get in shape, follow the lead of someone who has already taken action!

Must Read: Julia Buckley’s Ignite – Week 2


Matt Frazier17. No Meat Athlete

Matt talks about how vegetables help you lose weight and at the same time you give you the power to conquer your chosen running distance. This blog is not only for vegetarians because he also shares articles about managing energy, workouts and diets.

Must Read: How to Get Your Kids to Eat Healthy


trail running blog18. A Trail Runner’s Blog

Scott started running in 2011. He has a great blog where he showcases all of his adventures on the trail.

Must Read: Gift Guide for Trail Runners (2016)


Justin Owing19. Birthday Shoes

Justin is dedicated to minimalist running or barefoot running which can be seen in this blog. You will see ultramarathon, trail running and shoe reviews in his blog.

Must Read: “Forget Barefoot,” Meet Maximalist Shoes


The Bull Runner20. The Bull Runner

Jaymie is a runner who has joined many short and long distances and has trained with a lot of good coaches. She shares plenty of advice and tips about nutrition and food.

Must Read: Recipe: Tuna Quinoa Spaghetti


weight loss site21. Runners Trials

Jen will share you stories about how to stay fit and run through pregnancy. She also talks about her plans of balancing motherhood and postpartum training.

Must Read: Illumiseen LED reflective belt review


running blogger22. Ben Does Life

Ben serves an inspiration for those people who want to lose weight. He has already lost 120lbs and has succeed towards climbing out of depression. He has completed a lot of marathons and is doing triathlons now.

Must Read: An Email.


Gia Alvarez 23. Run Gia Run

Gia knows how to push herself hard as well as other people in her online coaching. She details her trail adventures and runs on her blog.

Must Read: Read Gia’s Whole Fueling Category! 🙂


runner blogger24. Sweat Once a Day

Emily has completed 19 marathons and few 50kms. She talks about her race experiences and training recaps on her blog.

Must Read: Off Seasoning


run to the finish25. Run to the Finish

Amanda will help you get your goals faster by showing how to eat healthy, give fitness tips and encourage you to become your best self. She will also show how her life is driven by her passion to be healthy.

Must Read: 20 Creative, Healthy Salad Ideas for Lunch


Found an interesting running blog?

Well don’t just sit there, go visit them! 🙂

Thanks for reading, we hope you’ve found some new running bloggers to follow in 2016 and beyond. If this article has been helpful, please take a moment to share!


About the author


Thank you for reading my article! I am Holly Nunan, a mother of three daughters aged four, six and eight. I'm an Exercise Physiologist with a passion for exercise, fitness, raising healthy children and natural and alternative remedies. I have a simple mission to help each reader that comes to our website to take away one new piece of healthy information that they can immediately apply to their life. If I've helped you find that today, it's mission accomplished!