VanityBA: The Running Boom Sprints Through Argentina

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, lifestyle, vanityba

In terms of competition, Argentina has long been associated with classic team sports like futbol, rugby, polo and field hockey. But it’s an individual sport that has swept through the country in recent years winning converts, alleviating stress and changing lifestyles. “The Running Boom: In 4 Years, The Number of Runners In Argentina Doubled” is the headline of Fernando Soriano’s …

A Correr: Why Buenos Aires Has Become A Runner’s Paradise

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, lifestyle, tourism

Runners are a different breed. Whether it’s training in near-freezing temperatures or just waking up at 4:00 on a Saturday to do a 5K, runners will go to great lengths for the stress relief, shared experience and endorphin-induced euphoria running provides. In recent years, the sport’s popularity has gone through the roof in BA with races backed by major corporate …