General Running Sites:
Runners World – Lots of helpful articles about running and running basics
Active.com – Full of articles with tips for running (topics like new runners and injury prevention). They also have info on cycling and swimming too.
Cool Running – Part of Active.com and has lots of info for runners with a bunch of articles on various topics.
Couch to 5k (Cool Running) – This is a really good beginning training plan perfect for those who are just starting out
Hal Higdon – He has everything from 5k to Marathon training plans (and for tri’s as well!) and they are organized by Novice/Intermediate/Advanced.
Pace Calculator (Cool Running) – I love calculating my pace from recent races (nerd alert!) and it’s helpful to put in your desired pace to calculate a finish time. Overall a helpful runner’s tool!
Map My Run – This is a great tool to calculate the distance of your route. It’s really helpful for planning route’s when you want to go a certain distance.
Pace Wristband Creator – A really great tool for creating wristbands with split times for each mile. It takes away the hassle of doing math to calculate your time while you’re running and helps you keep pace
Jog.FM – A fun online tool to match music to your pace – they’ve got playlists and good music for cycling too.
Active.com – This is the ultimate place for finding races of all different distances. Once registered it automatically pulls up upcoming races in your area, but it’s also good for finding races all across the country. Plus most races use Active.com for registration.
GetSetUSA – This is one of my favorite sites for finding races/events and it’s searchable by state
Running in the USA – another good race finding site
TriFind – This site is specialized for triathlons, and I like that you can search by beginner/sprint/women’s etc.
Runner’s World Race Finder – Another good site for finding races in your area
Arizona Race Search:
Get Set AZ – This is one of my go-to sites for finding races in Arizona
Arizona Road Racers – Another good site for finding Arizona races/events