Running

10 Running Myths That Need a Makeover

Remember when it was de rigueur to stretch before running and over-hydrate before heading out the door? As technology advances and researchers discover more about the human body in motion, long-held...

Walk of No Shame

It’s just one of those rules. Coaches, runners, and pretty much everyone else involved in the sport have traditionally emphasized that walking isn’t an option there. But new research and training...

Prepare for Your First Trail Race

I just signed up for my first trail race, but I live in the city. Do I need to train any differently than I have for all of the road runs I've done?

How Meb Keflezighi Won Boston

Meb Keflezighi followed his third place finish at the 2006 Boston Marathon with a win in New York City three years later. This time, the 2004 Olympic silver medalist will take on his 19th marathon...

Be the Perfect Training Buddy

I’ve sometimes been a horrible running buddy. And I need help. Which is where Jerry Macari, founder and coach of New York City’s RunUrban training programs, comes in. She’s here to make me—and...

Go Fast to Get Faster, Marathoners

If you’re lining up in the marathon corral without having used starting blocks, you’re doing yourself a serious disservice. True speed work—training your maximal velocity—belongs in every runner’s...

Thanksgiving's Best Turkey Trots

Buckle up those shoes, pilgrim; it's time for a turkey trot. Do you know which race you're hitting up? We do.

The 10 Golden Rules of Running

Alberto Salazar has almost given his life to the sport on multiple occasions—he was once read his last rites after crossing a finish line with a 108-degree fever—and he's lived to share a few pieces...