How to Do Everything: Running a Race
Fuel for a Race
What you eat before a race can make or break you. Follow these six steps so you don't find yourself running out of juice before the finish line.
Fuel for a Race: Eat Before Training
Keep track of what you eat while training to learn what works best for your body.
» Learn How to Make Training Meals
Fuel for a Race: Recover Faster
Teaching your body to recover more quickly can shave minutes off your time. Try a few of these simple methods.
» Learn How to Recover During a Marathon
Fuel for a Race: Eat Before Your Race
Ramp up your calorie intake as the race approaches but choose your meals wisely. It will make a difference down the road.
» Learn How to Eat Before Your Race
Fuel for a Race: Fuel the Night Before
The night before a race is your last chance to really load up. Use the opportunity wisely.
» Learn How to Fuel the Night Before a Race
Fuel for a Race: Fuel the Morning of Your Race
The morning before your race is a precious window of time. Learn how to make the most of it.
» Learn How to Prepare the Morning of Your Race
Fuel for a Race: During the Race
Once you’re in the thick of your marathon, fuel will be precious. Make the most of your limited opportunities to recharge.
» Learn How to Fuel During Your Race
Run Across America
Running across the country? It sounds impossible but more people have done it than you think. We break down the best way to try with this guide.
» Learn How to Run Across America
Choose Your First Triathlon
Choosing your first triathlon can be intimidating. So we've selected a few criteria to help you narrow it down.
» Learn How to Choose Your First Triathlon
Run Your First Ultra
Ellie Greenwood, winner of the 2012 Western States 100-mile Endurance Run, on how you can balance big miles with a day job.
» Learn How to Prepare for Your First Ultra
Train for Your First Ultra
If you can run a marathon, you can finish a 50-miler. Follow this plan to toe the starting line in peak physical and mental shape.
» Learn How to Train for Your First Ultra
Conquer the Spartan Race
Welcome to the log-hauling, wall-scaling, mind-twisting test of endurance, where you never know what happens next.
» Learn How to Conquer the Spartan Race
Run Your First Ultramarathon
An ultramarathon isn't just a race: It's a windy, rocky, leg-trashing trail to self-enlightenment. Get ready to run your first 50-miler with tips from our ultra experts.
» Learn How to Run Your First Ultramarathon
Eat for an Ultramarathon
If you're running an ultra, you can pretty much expect to face some gastric distress along the way.
» Learn How to Eat for an Ultramarathon
Find a Training Partner
The number of exercise-partner websites seems to rival that of dating sites, and visiting one can be just as frustrating.
» Learn How to Find a Training Partner
Run Your Best Half-Marathon
The marathon’s little brother has been bumper-sticker branded 13.1. The distance is half that of a marathon, but that doesn’t mean running one is half the achievement.
» Learn How to Run Your Best Half-Marathon
Run a 10K
Want to make this year memorable? Start training now and destroy your office mates in a 10K.
» Learn How to Run a 10K