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How lessons from the marathon legend's master class can make you a faster runner.

Two studies analyzed 7 years of training done by Olympic gold medalist Jakob Ingebrigtsen and his two stellar siblings. Here's what the researchers found.

The power of shifting from “I have to do this” to “Let’s see what I can do” in a race.

The Tokyo Games reminded us why athletics remains the greatest show on earth

Coach Carl explains why, how and when to do faster speed workouts during your marathon training, and how to prepare for specific course challenges.

A few of our favorite moments from the Tokyo Games that inspired us for their demonstration of courage, commitment, passion and excellence.

We put tough, dirty miles on these new customizable trail shoes that are generating buzz for their price tag — and find they deliver, with premium comfort and performance.

In Episode 16 of the Endurance Podcast, host Ian Sharman talks with elite road and trail runner — and physical therapist — Tim Tollefson about optimizing your training to be your best on the road or the trail.

No runner has ever won the 5,000-meter, 1,500-meter, and 10,000-meter treble at the same Olympics. But there have been other memorable distance triples and doubles.

It's not too late to start training for a spring marathon, as long as you've been doing some running this winter. Here's an 8-week plan to get you race fit in a hurry, without overdoing it.

In what might be the first step toward an unprecedented triple, the Dutch runner won two races on the same day

The first Olympic marathon was won by a runner with no coach, no training schedule, no gym, no special diet—only a lifetime of logging 16 miles a day delivering water.

Super shoe tech has made its way to the track. Here’s a roundup of the foam-and-plate super spikes for racing 800m and longer that you may have saw on the feet of Olympians in Tokyo.

Elise Cranny, 25, won the 5,000 meters at the Olympic Trials to make the Tokyo Games, and has qualified for the finals. She got there by celebrating every step forward.

Despite IOC malfeasance and the ongoing pandemic, the five-ring spectacle is too seductive to ignore

After losing his father to cancer, a mule deer researcher embarks on a healing migration of his own

Hillary Bor, who leads the U.S. team in the steeplechase at the Tokyo Olympics, is one of three world-class running brothers. Their journey to Team USA is fascinating.

America’s first time hosting the Olympics in 1904 included a marathon run in 90 degree temperatures, deliberate dehydration, and a champion fueled by rat poison and brandy.

When you're running in the heat, how much should you adjust your pace — and still get the same workout intensity? We dig into the science of swelter.

After a year of tumultuous changes, the former NCAA champion talks about his switch to the ON Athletics Club ahead of the Tokyo Games, the intensified training he’s undergoing, and his Olympic goals (and beyond).

How science is bridging the gap between physical and mental health.

Speedwork need not be a mystery — here are all the basic types of speed workouts and how to add them to your training to become a faster runner.

Emily Sisson and her coach share the training, key workouts, and race strategies that got her ready for her dominant win at the Olympic Trials 10,000m and headed to Tokyo strong and confident.

Coach Carl details why and how to do lactate threshold workouts — tempo runs and cruise repeats — during your marathon training.

The lightweight Puma Liberate Nitro feels and performs great on pretty much any type of run — and costs less than most of its peers.

A look inside the training group of U.S. Olympians Paul Chelimo, Hilary Bor and Benard Keter, plus some of their key workouts on the road to Tokyo.

We reviewed the newest super shoes from each brand, testing 10 models to help you find the ride that works magic for you.

These best 10 active stretches from physical therapist Gerard Hartmann are the essentials every runner needs to keep healthy and efficient.

Here’s how to approach your first time toeing a race starting line since pre-pandemic times.

Whether you’re looking to transition from pavement to dirt or just log more and faster miles off-road, Saucony athlete Katie Asmuth has you covered with hard-earned tips and advice

Three distinct types of progression runs — that finish faster than started — to incorporate into your training plans, plus their unique benefits.

How Mario Mendoza is training to conquer the alps at the UTMB 100-mile trail run this August.

Want to break up a tempo workout and get all the benefits? Try these short cruise intervals.

As events as big as the Olympic Trials get rescheduled because of heat, we went to the science to find out how you should decide when it is too hot to run safely

Starting in 2022, the world-famous ultramarathon will implement a new entrance scheme that aims to bring more women into the race

Five years after the Vaporfly upended marathon running, track shoes are set to star in Tokyo

Abdi shares how he has prepared for the Tokyo Olympic marathon, how he keeps going strong, and how he always manages to bring his best game when it matters.

A celebration of runners who didn't win but inspired us and won our admiration by living the Olympic ideal: “to have fought well.” 

In Episode 15 of the Endurance Podcast, host Ian Sharman talks with running nutritionist Meredith Terranova about fueling for races, training the gut, various diets and racing weight.

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How pregnancy complications and a long-term debilitating injury have reshaped ultrarunner Katie Grossman’s relationship with the sport she loves

After two more star runners have been excluded by World Athletics’ policy, the governing body will have to reap what it has sown

Coach Carl details how, when and why to do essential goal pace and steady state workouts to prepare you for specific marathon demands.

The 44-year-old is ready to take on the world’s best marathoners at the Tokyo Olympics.

Start training now to run your fastest 5K in 10 weeks! Our downloadable plan details every day's workout toward your 5K PR.

The collegiate champion and Canadian record holder reveals why he’s stronger than ever after a year without racing, how his training has changed, and some go-to workouts.

As those who fell short at the Olympic Trials demonstrate, accepting failure and rekindling dreams is the essence of what we do.

Almost 20 years later, a former collegiate miler revisits that old feeling once again — and walks away with an appreciation for the most honest event.

Rules, rules and more rules. In the Olympics, you have to do more than just run fast to reach the finish line.

Cannabis may not make you faster, but the science says the herb can provide benefits during light aerobic exercise and recovery.

Running every single day — through illness, injury, and dangerous weather — is not only opposed to nearly any training philosophy, but also kind of crazy. We asked runners on their 4th, 5th and 6th decades why and how they do it.

This marathon-specific workout will give you a good indication of what you'll be able to hit on race day.

In this excerpt from the book “Kicksology,” Brian Metzler asks at what point will technological advances overshadow human propulsion.

As events as big as the Olympic Trials get rescheduled because of heat, we went to the science to find out how you should decide when it is too hot to run safely.

On Athletics Club Coach Dathan Ritzenhein, coach of olympians Alicia Monson and Joe Klecker, outlines three favorite workouts he used to keep them fresh at any point in the year.

A great running stride isn’t learned by focusing on your footstrike or cadence, it develops as you improve your body’s strength and mobility.

An international network of clubs and events for queer runners.

Coach Carl discusses how to build and maximize your long runs over the course of your marathon training program without getting hurt or burned out.

The Brooks Trace is an affordable entry into the cushioned shoe experience: a neutral, lightweight, comfortable, no-nonsense trainer.

With Rule 40 restrictions looming, this is the time for athletes to tout their sponsors

Four challenging — and fun — speed workouts that don't require you to figure out how to get to a track.

Here's how elite marathoner Jared Ward gets in a 75-mile week around sick kids, ballet recitals and entrepreneur work on his MyoStorm brand.

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.