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The San Francisco Marathon—celebrating 45 years!—is a race around the perimeter of San Francisco. Iconic Landmarks and historic neighborhoods will, once again, welcome the runners who embark on this journey through Golden Gate Park, over the Golden Gate Bridge, and many more awe-inspiring places. On this 26.2-mile loop, nearly 30,000…

Thanks to a number of world-class races, a community-focused running culture, historical landmarks, and accessible wooded trails, the nation’s capital is one of the best urban running environments in the country

The site of the world’s oldest annual marathon offers a welcoming running-club culture, unique New England running paths, and a snazzy microbrewery scene

These iconic U.S. road races deliver high energy, historic courses, and guaranteed fun

New big-data study digs into hitting the wall in the marathon, revealing who is most likely to crash, when, and how much it will cost you.

Why marathon pacing is so hard, and how can you improve your ability to pace optimally and not to hit the wall hard during the 26.2-mile challenge.

The historic fall running of the Boston Marathon will place it alongside the 100th in 1996 and Boston Strong in 2014 as most memorable.

Peter Bromka, 2:19 marathoner, reflects on the art, science, and sweet chaos of racing the historic Boston Marathon course.

5 facts about reducing training load and maintaining fitness as your marathon approaches. Plus, a proven 4-week marathon taper plan.

Word cues: a simple strategy to beat back negative thoughts and keep yourself focused on executing your race plan.

Don't just dominate the hills, conquer the whole course by running more strategically and finishing faster.

Loading up on carbs and fat is proven to work, but only for certain races and with its own side effects. Here's the science on what actually works.

Debunking the myth that you are broken if you don't maintain contact with your competitors in a race.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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