Riley, toughened on 120-mile weeks and 18-mile progression runs in Boulder, kept telling himself during the Trials, "There's no next time."
NCAA DII Grand Valley State University is dominant in their division and produced a disproportionate number of runners going to Atlanta. Here’s how.
Running camps are a boon for high schoolers. Here's why, and how to choose the best one for you.
Eight mobility exercises to ensure your joints can move freely for efficient, healthy running.
We like to think everything will go according to plan, but it rarely does. Why and how to adapt to personal schedules, abilities and obstacles.
Olympic hopeful Becky Wade shares every mile of a week in her training, plus explains how each elements works in her training strategy.
High intensity training has been proven to enhance health and running performance alike. Here's why you should go fast as well as long.
Olympic hopeful Matt McDonald shares every mile of a week in his training, plus perspectives on balancing running and doctoral studies.
Olympic marathoner Jared Ward shares every mile, every split of a week in his training, plus his marathon training insights.
If distance runners are so strong, why are they so skinny?
Runners face undue, and unhelpful, expectations around weight and eating. Here are tips to combat dangerous disorders and behaviors.
Conventional wisdom on injury from running on hard surfaces like concrete or at fast speeds are typically untrue, but what role do they play?
Why runners get better together: 7 scientifically-proven reasons you should find a training partner or group.
4 reasons why running consistently helps you enjoy every run more, and get injured less often.
To stay healthy and fast as a master, consider tempering your long runs, but keep hitting the hills and tempo runs.
Timing training is crucial in young runners' growth cycles, but the most important thing you can do is help them build a love for the sport.
Use a variety of alternating-pace interval workouts to get the biggest benefit from your tempo runs.
Runners aiming for a sixth decade of sub-3-hour marathons all have a favorite test run to probe their readiness and build their confidence.
Practical advice on staying in the game from runners attempting a sixth-straight decade of sub-3:00 marathon finishes.
Researchers in London found even low key marathon training reduced "vascular age" by four years.
Try this challenging and mentally-engaging multi-pace workout to introduce speed in a time-based, road-friendly format.
A recently-released study confirms that there's no reason to suffer the discomfort of ice baths if your goal is recovery, as they reduce your body's ability to repair and build muscle.
Build Strength, Speed, Agility, and Stamina now, during the off season, to be ready for the demands of track come spring.
Everett Hackett is looking for a last-minute Olympic Trials qualifier, bringing new shoes and new training approaches to the California International Marathon.
This fun, easy method for recording how each workout feels can help you track training patterns, avoid overtraining, and reach your peak.
9 training principles and one key race strategy led to his breakthrough marathon—and can work for you.
Stable strength exercises and unstable ones both have powerful benefits for running. Here's why and how to include both in your strength workouts.
Periodization—planning phases of your training—can take different forms, but follows universal rules that will help you get the most from your training.
Revising the traditional long run with a focus on intensity will get you to the finish line faster—but you need to be creative and careful.
Strength and mobility exercises to help you maximize your posture, improve your arm swing, and to run taller, more balanced and more economically.
Becky Wade, 2:30 marathoner, details a week of her training as she overcomes a training setback and finishes her build-up strong.
Don’t ignore speed during marathon training if, like Dathan Ritzenhein, late-race hamstring cramps are your nemesis.
A new study shows that even 70 year-olds can build muscles quite effectively, regardless of how much (or how little) you have done before.
Five days in, with hundreds of miles more to go, Jameson and Danielle confront their biggest challenges yet while facing down doubt, pain, and the wilderness of Oregon.
Follow in the footsteps of the first week as two friends set out to set the Fastest Known Time for the Oregon Pacific Crest Trail, despite weather, bugs, late nights and hundreds of miles to go.
The "Couch Stretch" can reduce pains from your feet to your back, plus improve performance.
An epic story about a quest, friendship, choices, exhaustion, empowerment, persistence and possibility.
Coaches rightfully frown on runners doing extra work outside of practice, but this complementary training will take you to new heights in workouts and races.
Even the best have ups and downs during the heart of marathon training. Sometimes you need to drop out of a workout, sometimes it flows—sometimes in the same week.
When does the quest for every second become a distraction that threatens the fundamentals and the calm confidence needed for success?
Lindsay Flanagan, 2:28 marathoner who was seventh in Chicago this fall, details every mile of her training from September 2–8, 2019.
Leavenworth, Washington offers a European getaway for trail runners without crossing the Atlantic.