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What motivates someone to run more than 3,000 miles around a block in Queens, New York? Transcendence.

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

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

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 marking the passage of time by running your ass off

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

The AFO-Vent Multi short is one of our favorite pairs for warm-weather runs. “Fashioned from a nylon-spandex blend, these shorts have a stunning five pockets below the waistband,” wrote Buyer’s Guide tester Martin Fritz Huber. “The larger ones at back and side fit gloves, while keys or gels go…

This kit will get you out the door even on cold days

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

The upstart Swiss company is shaking things up with an unorthodox cushioning system and an emphasis on grassroots marketing

We’ve sweat in them, worn them on muddy trails, and through countless miles on pavement. Now they’re discounted.

As the Fifth Avenue Mile celebrates its 40-year anniversary on Sunday, here’s a look at the legacy of the race

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