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.

How to Run Like the Wind

The three keys, according to Chris Carmichael, are a smooth stride, explosive power, and a strong torso. Here's how to get them.

Half Marathon Training Plan

Use this 12-week training plan to run your best half marathon, whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro

Yes You Can: Run a Half-Marathon

Our 12-week half-marathon training plan gives you everything need to run a personal best, including race-day nutrition tips and advice from U.S. record holder Ryan Hall.

Heart Smarts

Training with a heart-rate monitor can be daunting to master, but it’s the best way to make the most of your workouts.

3. Here Come the Kenyans

Everyone knew Kenyans could run. But nobody knew they could run like they did in 2011.

2. Pistorius Competes at the World Champs

Depending on your perspective, Oscar Pistorius’s 2011 track campaign was either one of running’s most heartwarming or most pernicious stories.

1. Sammy Wanjiru Dies at 24

Sammy Wanjiru’s career was short—he set a world half marathon record in 2007, won Olympic marathon gold in 2008, and died in May of this year—but deeply influential.