Running

10 Running Myths That Are Slowing You Down

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...

Don't Do It Alone

I’ve fallen victim to those one-step-ahead runners who feel the need to demonstrate their superiority. I’ve been the pace-breaking partner who promises an eight-minute recovery pace...

Go Fast to Get Faster, Marathoners

True speed work—training your maximal velocity—belongs in every runner’s training program. (That includes you, marathoners.)...

Blame the Runner: Shoes Don't Cause Injuries

Whether you’re a Five Fingers minimalist or a Hoka One One maximalist, or just a Pro Keds tweener, all this foot-wringing over what kind of running shoe best prevents injuries can get...

DNF: The True Tale of Failure at a Spartan Race

Spartan Race likes to say, “You’ll know at the finish line.” But what if you don’t make it that far? What do you know then? This is a story about what I discovered when...

Thanksgiving's Best Turkey Trots

There are many ways to trot this Thanksgiving. For a cause? Run in Sacramento to feed the hungry and clothe those in need—or, if that's not your style, run in Berwick, Pennsylvania, for...

America's Top Contender at the 2013 New York Marathon

Popular veteran Meb Keflezighi will be America’s best hope to do something special in the 2013 New York City Marathon on Sunday. The race will be his 18th marathon, and his first since he...

Alberto Salazar's 10 Golden Running Rules

ALBERTO SALAZAR knows a thing or two about his sport. A former world-record holder in the marathon, and three-time winner of the New York City event, Salazar was the face of American distance...

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