NYC Marathon Secret: First Avenue

From avoiding a "golden shower" to how much money—yes, money—to bring, Glynnis MacNicol tells you everything the NYC Marathon doesn't.

Disappearance on Mount Marathon

On July 4, 2012, runners gathered in Seward, Alaska, as they do every year, for a three-mile trail race up the mountain that looms 3,000 feet over Resurrection Bay. By the end of the day, two were in...

Athletic Extremism: When Exercise Turns Deadly

The results are far from damning, but a study in this month's Mayo Clinic Proceedings presents evidence that excessive endurance exercise could do lasting damage to the heart.

Marathon's Man

An interview with running legend and author Alberto Salazar

Wicked Cool

This interesting infographic shows the role that weather plays in records and qualifying times of the Boston Marathon.