Running

Editors' Choice: 39-35

39. Going All In Even when cash is tight, we need to check out from the world every now and then—and spare no expense doing it. At least I do. I'm a great advocate...

Editors' Choice: 29-25

29. Homegrown Hurt As in locally organized, down-home events. Some, like the Dale Ball Buster, a 13-mile trail run that correspondent Katie Arnold puts on here in Santa Fe...

Editors' Choice: 19-15

19. Kiehl's Face Protector It's SPF 30, fragrance-free, and, because it doesn't contain any water, won't freeze. $19; kiehls...

Editors' Choice: 14-10

14. Any Book Written By Peter Matthiessen. Killing Mister Watson is a good place to start....

Editors' Choice: Not on the List

1. Zip-off pants. 2. "Doggles." Goggles. On your dog. Stop it. 3. Second tracks. 4. Trunk-mount bike racks....

Nutrition for Runners

More than any other sport, running demands that you're careful about when and what you eat. San Diego–based exercise physiologist and running coach Jason Karp presents a basic strategy. ...

Marathon Training Plan

Hal Higdon, a former elite runner and 111-time marathoner, has helped tens of thousands of people get ready for their first marathon. Here he offers a customized plan specifically for active ...

How to Train for a Marathon

1. GO FOR A RUN Just put your running shoes on and go. Not too far. Not too fast. Check out the scenery. Walk a little if you feel like it. Or walk a lot. You have one...

Yes You Can: Run the NYC Marathon

I WASN'T GOING TO MAKE IT. I was almost 16 miles into the New York City Marathon, and there were still more than ten to go. It was my first marathon, and I had the distinct...

New York City Marathon Tips

MILE 0: Take energy bars and a sports drink to the starting line. The wait is so long, you'll get hungry....

License to Swill

Last June, a New York Times story reported on a growing debate over the long-held assumption that drinking alcohol in moderation—one or two drinks a day for men, closer to one for women...

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