While the 5k just might be my least favorite race, it’s also a distance that tests and challenges me. It scares me.
This week, we’re profiling Neely Gracey — a professional runner and coach with a longterm goal of competing in the 2020 Olympics. Her week explores her days in Boulder, Colorado as she balances her own training and recovery from an injury with her coaching business and spending time with her husband and their dog, Strider.
A coach can help you in a variety of ways and make your entire training experience running 13.1 miles easier, more seamless and extra fun. And don’t forget — a coach can also help you generate better results!
Welcome to The Runner Diaries, where we’re sharing a behind-the-scenes look into a week of training with runners of varying ages, paces and GPS coordinates. Get The Runner Diaries delivered to your inbox, here. This installment is special for two reasons: It includes the training regime of 2X Olympic Marathon Runner and American Record Holder, Ryan Hall It’s
I tested out four different fitness concepts in October 2017 — here’s the rundown of it all (and which ones I recommend!).
This week, we have 24-year-old Stephanie Schappert, a professional middle-distance runner (read: miler) for Hoka One One and the New Jersey New York Track Club who is chasing her own Olympic aspirations despite an injury earlier this year.
Here’s why you might feel sad or upset after finishing a big race — and how you can feel better.
Meb Keflezighi dishes out advice for runners competing in the New York City Marathon.
Sometimes fans think they’re being helpful, but their “motivating” cheers or race signs are actually mentally draining and deflating for runners. To help fans be the best support crew they can be, I polled my runner friends to see what they most enjoy hearing or seeing during a race.
The New York City Marathon is a unique race from start to finish, and one of the things that truly sets it apart from other races is the marathon village where runners congregate before heading to their respective corrals. Here’s how to be prepared.