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Americans Nell Rojas and Nathosha Rogers train alongside the diligence of Kenya’s best runners

A big-data analysis of Strava training logs estimates the slowdown for marathoners who miss a week or more

As we say good-bye to 2022 and the amazing year of running highlights, it’s time to start thinking about all of the possibilities for 2023 and beyond.

Aaron Kuen was en route to a 2:48 marathon at the California International Marathon, but remains in a coma in a Sacramento hospital

What the rest of us can learn from the wildly durable Atlanta Track Club runner

And her world-record attempt won’t stop until she reaches Melbourne at 150 marathons

One marathoner uses running as a way to thrive with Parkinson’s disease. New research delves into the benefits of endurance training on the neurodegenerative disorder.

Nutritionists team up to offer essential tips for pre-marathon fueling, plus favorite restaurant picks for the city’s best race-week grub

Researchers in Japan try to figure out which miles matter most for long-distance runners

The Mi’kmaq runner and former world record holder will direct this program for elite Indigenous athletes, honoring both athletic talent and cultural heritage

How much could you get done in a day if you were also trying to cram in a one mile run every hour on the hour?

Freddy Ovett, a professional cyclist with a running heritage, is taking a unique approach to the Berlin Marathon that may help you improve your running

Registered runners—including those in the new non-binary division—will be informed by the first week of October of their registered spots in the Boston Marathon 2023

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A new study aims to resolve long-standing debates about how much drafting helps runners, and finds that even back-of-the-packers save meaningful time

A new documentary includes shocking new information about how track’s greatest distance runner came to the UK

A new study assesses how childbirth altered the career trajectories of the fastest marathoners in history, with encouraging results

Sharon Gayter’s closely monitored world record reveals insights on marathon fueling, pacing, and strategy

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The star runner’s decision to be less public on the app illustrates how pro athletes have to find a tricky balance between privacy and exposure

For some pro runners, having the freedom to choose their footwear is worth more than a contract

Five years ago, Thomas “Rivs” Puzey competed in the famed marathon’s elite field. This year, he was happy to be among the last to cross the finish line.

In this excerpt from his new book ‘Running Throughout Time: the Greatest Running Stories Ever Told,’ Roger Robinson surfaces an incredible bit of sports history: the Great Marathon Derby of 1909.

Otherworldly talent has its own irresistible magnetism. We can’t help but be seduced.    

The 35-year-old made the switch after giving birth to her fourth child. Here’s what we can learn from her experience.

A leading exercise physiologist suggests developing a top speed two times faster than your marathon pace for a “speed reserve.” Here’s how to improve yours.

The unlikely new American record holder in the marathon believes her best racing days are still ahead of her

The 40-year-old’s stunning performance smashed two world records on Friday

The Olympic medalist turned coach didn’t have time to fully prepare and almost burned out mid-quest. Here’s how she adapted and finished strong.

The case for an event that’s somewhere between the Boston Marathon and the Olympic Trials

Getting heckled by construction workers and definitely not crying: a New York City Marathon retrospective

While the benefit to giving elite women their own race seems obvious, the question of giving male marathoners a separate start is more contentious

Hidden spikes on a popular trail, a cancer survivor’s marathon return, and ducks on the run in New York City

A visit to Eliud Kipchoge’s Kenyan training camp reveals how he dominates the marathon world

When you spend your youth chasing highs, what comes next? 

Feeling adrift in a black hole after your marathon? You’re normal, and in good company. World-class runners, coaches and sport psychologists offer their advice.

How the wheelchair racer competed in the Chicago and Boston Marathons on back-to-back days

A friendly reminder that worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy

Can mindful running make you faster—or at least happier?

Supersapiens’s new continuous glucose monitor promises to help athletes manage their energy levels. But can it really stave off a bonk?

Endurance-science experts explain the world record holder’s incredible marathon dominance

Running nerds won’t learn anything new from ‘Kipchoge: The Last Milestone,’ but it’s still a feast for the eyes

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

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.

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.

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

After losing her father to Alzheimer’s disease, one writer reflects on her relationship with grief and running—and the connections between the two

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

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

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

A new analysis digs into who overheats and which conditions are most risky, with surprising results

Psychological skills training can significantly reduce stress and negative thoughts before and during a marathon — that’s important for your time, and for having a good time.

Race performance still matters more than social media. For now. 

Mental fatigue has become a hot topic for sports science researchers, but its effects remain controversial

At the 2019 World Championships, researchers gave marathoners and racewalkers swallowable thermometer pills and used thermal cameras to assess the effectiveness of hydration and cooling techniques in the heat of competition

The new Ted Corbitt Loop is great, but we still need a Ted Corbitt ultra

What the Lake Biwa Marathon’s incredible results reveal about Japanese marathoning today.

Between a new wave of sponsored athletes and its forthcoming racing shoes, the legacy running brand wants a bigger piece of the action

Physiology journal report reveals how lifetime sub 3-hour marathoners declined less than 7 percent per decade.

A full-time realtor and a mother of two, 36-year-old Keira D’Amato hasn’t given up on her Olympic dream

Signing up for a race right now is a weird mix of optimism and being in denial

If even pacing is so great, why do the best runners in the world always seem to have another gear at the end?

Yesterday's race had incredible times, but it all felt a little too perfectly engineered  

These eight titles will keep your wanderlust fired up for when it's safe to travel again

After finishing a disappointing 12th place at the 2020 Olympic Trials, he is looking to close out the year with a big win

A pro marathoner looking for a sponsor takes a scientific approach to finding the right match

A socially distant competition can be just the right amount of motivation

After running 2:31:49 and setting a U.S. junior record in the marathon, college freshman Tierney Wolfgram wants to try her hand at shorter events

To pick their two-hour marathon team, researchers tested some of the greatest runners on the planet. Now they're revealing what they found.

Both professional and amateur athletes ran virtual iterations of the event in recent days

The world’s best marathoner was the favorite everyone was rooting for

Building aerobic fitness is the key to making fast running feel "easy"

The story of a runner who went missing during the 1912 Olympic marathon and recorded the world's slowest time by several decades. He’s now celebrated as Japan’s ‘father of the marathon.’

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