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Here's how the septuagenarian has trained his body and mind to face the challenges of the WS-100's difficult course and expected blistering heat.

The news of Shelby Houlihan's four-year ban created an outpouring of confusion. We waded through the science and research to help answer some of the top questions.

How the 800m final at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials played out reveals tactical lessons for every runner

Gut problems in runners have myriad sources — from stress to heat, caffeine to sleep deprivation — and all of them can sabotage your performance.

Instead of focusing on joint angles and limb movements, a new study takes a holistic approach to the biomechanics of elite runners

Hard-won advice from someone who hated the sport, until it changed his life

For a change of pace, try this mixed-bag workout to fine-tune your change of speed.

The Altra Provision 5 provides creative stability through geometry, proprioception and subtle guidance, while delivering a smooth, neutral, balanced ride.

Elite runners from four infernos share 8 tips on staying tough and training smart in hot and humid weather conditions.

Tuliamuk had secured her spot in the Tokyo Olympics—then 2020 happened. Fortunately, she’s always run for more than just the medals.

Building a nationwide network for LGBTQ+ runners.

The multiple American record holder is a huge fan favorite—does that give us a biased view of her case?

Coach Carl explains three types of long runs you'll need for the marathon, and how to fit them into your training schedule.

Will Trials of Miles’ scrappy approach work after COVID? 

Jumping rope is one of the easiest, fastest — and effective — cross-training workouts you can do. Take it back to your childhood and build up your body.

Riley’s training, under coach Lee Troop, is a lot like the marathon: Relentless. Here are 6 training principles and 3 key workouts that got him on the U.S. team and ready to push for the Games.

How Saucony's versatile semi-super speedster rides and holds up over the long haul

The mile isn’t just another race distance. It’s almost its own sport.

How the Dathan Ritzenhein-coached On Athletics Club has made huge strides in its first year — and what you can learn from them to apply to your own training.

HOKA's crowd-pleasing, revamped Mach 4 delivers plush uptempo performance.

We dig deep into all of the new (and old) multisport-related functions in Garmin's new cellular enabled, do-it-all smartwatch, the 945 LTE.

Research shows how you address yourself on challenging runs affects your performance.

An extended cross country season may have been an ‘X’ factor that catapulted Notre Dame’s Yared Nuguse to the next level in his running career.

Runners make a mistake when they base all their training on the length of a target race: here's what you need to be your best at every distance.

Webb talks with us as he takes aim at Grandma's Marathon, fresh off a 1:13 half marathon after using pandemic time to redefine his physique.

The Cyclone is a perfect lightweight trainer/racer done the Topo way, with a superb fit and responsive feel.

A popping sensation in your knee may not mean serious damage. Pete Magill answers what the likely cause is and how to treat it.

Hocker, Oregon standout and Olympic hopeful, shares training principles and perspectives that every runner can use.

In Episode 14 of the Endurance Podcast, host Ian Sharman talks with ultra-champion Yassine Diboun about the many benefits of group training, physical performance, mental health, learning, and fun.

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Runner Obi Nwankwo walks viewers through the best ways to up your mental game and focus on your training.

Coach Carl explains what training elements you'll need each week as you prepare for a marathon.

A race to promote mental health and safety of the LGBTQ+ community.

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The record he needs to break? 52 days.

Intuitive eating has been found to be associated with a plethora of positive health benefits. Here's how to combine mind-based knowledge and body-based knowledge to make it work for you as a runner.

Over two to three months, take the time to practice your race pace with tempo runs. Trust us, the work will pay off.

Since Mary Cain spoke out about the Nike Oregon Project in 2019, a growing wave of young runners have come forward with their own allegations of negligent coaching and toxic team cultures across the sport

Many races are coming back in 2021, but don’t expect to pick up right where you left off.

Spicy days are here, here’s how to acclimate to heat and get an edge on your competitors.

Asics make a burly trail statement with the Trabuco Max that grips onto and rolls over rough terrain.

Incorporating steep inclines into your training can help improve strength, agility, endurance, and more

By hiding the finish line, the clever "whistle drill" workout forces you to push past your psychological limitations.

This simple but powerful workout consists of 9 exercises all aimed at building you a stronger and faster running body. You just need a barbell and maybe weight plates.

Free-flowing, feel-based long runs still have a place in structured training plans.

Training for the mile will make you a better runner at every distance. Racing the mile will take you to places you've never been before. Here's how to do both, plus advice from Olympic mile medalist Leo Manzano.

There's nothing excessive about this well-appointed trainer, which delivers the snappy Razor ride with a touch of comfort for logging long miles.

Try this famously fast and wicked workout used by Steve Prefontaine and Galen Rupp to hone speed endurance.

Runners often define themselves by their personal records, but PRs rarely answer the most important question: How good are you, really?

‘Nike’s Big Bet’ argues that the banned coach is too important to the company’s image

Coach Carl talks through three essential questions to ask yourself before you begin marathon training.

These classic go-fast shoes are light, flexible and responsive, engaging your feet and providing a powerful connection to the road — so you can fly.

A test to predict what you could run in a mile race today, that doubles as a unique workout.

The cut-off time muddles the meaning of qualifying and jerks runners around, taking away much of what makes the experience great.

World Athletics looked into eight years of performance improvements, and some crazy statisticians from Cornell reviewed thousands of web photos — and they have numbers.

Blood Flow Restriction training, a new fitness trend, could boost your muscle strength, endurance, and help you recover from injury faster.

This often-overlooked cause of heel pain requires a different approach than true plantar fasciitis. Here’s how to test and treat it.

AI is the inevitable future of athletics posed to revolutionize the endurance sporting industry. Here’s where we are, and what we can expect to see in the coming years.

12-week plans to prepare you for cross country success — whether you're a beginner, intermediate or advanced high school runner.

Running uncommon distances — 7 x 700m anyone? — can be freeing, fun and a fast track to a breakthrough.

New science shows a disconnect between injury and pain, and suggests we may be better able to self-manage training pains than we think.

New Balance maxes out the max cushioning running shoe in a model for those who never ever want to feel the ground.

Studies continue to scramble the science on eating eggs. Should eggs be a staple of your running diet?

A merger of two race event giants leaves trail running leaders concerned about rising entry fees, homogenization of racing experiences, and bulldozing of smaller events.

Tightened qualifying standards and an unprecedented cut-off time have brought qualifying marks close to the speeds required to toe the line during the height of the first running boom.

In Episode 13 of the Endurance Podcast, host Ian Sharman talks with elite athlete and trainer Renee Metivier about the best types of strength training for runners and how to fit strength work into your training plan.

The mile race is the perfect drama — to race, to watch, to relive — as these trackside accounts of unforgettable showdowns throughout running history reveal.

To race the perfect mile, a runner needs to possess an equal balance of strength and speed. Follow this 8-week, race-specific training plan to develop both and run your PR.

The Bowerman Track Club rookie reveals some of her favorite workouts (and the toughest ones, too).

This challenging interval workout is perfect for sharpening road warriors to run the mile, or just to keep you in touch with speed.

Coach Carl talks through what to do in the days leading up to a race, and explains race-day strategies.

Your training as a runner extends far deeper than the workouts you do. The best athletes think about every aspect of their lifestyles (even the oatmeal).

‘Head on a Swivel’ shows how running as a person of color can be an act of defiance

The 57% bio-based Condor 2 from Veja is for you if your impact on the Earth matters more than the performance of your shoe running on earth.

Coach David Roche explores the benefits of hill workouts and explains eight of his favorites, from the T. Rex to the Quad Blaster.

The two-time Olympian is motivated for this year’s Boston Marathon, even as she considers a prospective career as an ultrarunner

6 Keys to be ready for a great championship season of outdoor track, from training to tactics.

Galloway has done more for the sport of running than anyone I ever met, no matter what you think of "Gallowalking."

Four Finnish runners explain the nuanced meanings of "sisu," the legendary trait that epitomizes the essence of great distance runners.

If your legs fall asleep, lose control, or tingle when you run, you’re not alone. Here are some potential causes and solutions.