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Ultra-Marathon Training Guide

Ultra-Marathon Training Guide

In this guide, let’s get you ready to tackle events longer than the marathon. As you know, “ultras” take on all shapes and sizes. There are road ...
The Great Fueling Experiment of 2020

The Great Fueling Experiment of 2020

With races on hold, now is a great time to experiment with fueling. Here are a few strategies for you to try:No FuelTwenty five years ago, I wrot...
Failure is Just a Steppingstone

Failure is Just a Steppingstone

In the 1984 Olympic Women’s Marathon, the first ever held for women, Lorraine Moller (#292) finished 5th.Finishing 5th in her first Olympics natu...
10 Interesting Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Running

10 Interesting Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Running

1. Over 1 billion pairs of running shoes are sold world-wide each year.2. 104.3 calories are burned every mile when running at a 10 minute/mile p...
5K Training Tips

5K Training Tips

Don’t run too fast on “easy” runs: Don’t expect the miles to melt away, because an easy pace will often feel far too slow for a new runner. You ...
How to Pace an Ultrarunner

How to Pace an Ultrarunner

Training yourself for a race is something of a science. Pacing someone else is something of an art. It requires giving up your time, your energy...
How to Run in the Rain

How to Run in the Rain

Nobody looks out the window on a drizzly day and thinks, “Looks like a great day for a run!” But there are real perks to getting outside no matte...
Running: Increasing Distance and Endurance

Running: Increasing Distance and Endurance

Many runners want to go farther, whether that means someday completing a road marathon, an ultra trail race or an extra loop through the neighbo...
Benefits of Running in Minimalist Shoes

Benefits of Running in Minimalist Shoes

Minimalist shoes encourage a low-impact gait: A lower heel-to-toe drop naturally encourages you to land more on your midfoot or forefoot rather...
What to Do Before, During and After Your Cold Weather Run

What to Do Before, During and After Your Cold Weather Run

Much of running in the cold is the same as running in any weather—you’ll be focusing on your form and your breathing; hopefully you’ll be enjoyin...
How to Start Running

How to Start Running

One of the beauties of running is how simple it is to get started. With a good pair of running shoes, you can step out your door and get going—an...
Types of Run Paces

Types of Run Paces

Your body can adapt to doing the same thing repeatedly—like running a particular distance on a particular course. In order to improve, you need ...