How long should your taper be? Researchers analyzed the training activities of more than 158,000 recreational runners to find out.
Tag: marathon training
It’s marathon season! Which means everyone with a race on the calendar is fixated on one thing, and one thing only: The weather. That’s right. Out of all the things you can and can’t control on race day, obsessively checking and rechecking the weather seems to be a runner’s favorite past-time. As a running coach,
My friend Erin and I have a set of rituals for our weekly early morning runs. It involves multiple 5 a.m. alarms, a quick accountability text, a subway commute that always seems to get delayed, and sometimes, a twinge of regret (why do we torture ourselves so early?!). Once we’re finally ready to run, the excuses begin:
How Desiree Linden’s historic Boston Marathon win inspired me to remember the reasons behind my love for the sport.
To help those running the course for the first time this year, I asked finishers of varying years past: What’s the one thing you wish you knew before running the Boston Marathon?
As most of you know, I’ve been training for the Boston Marathon coming up on April 16. It’s the first time I’ve taken my marathon training seriously in a long time, and it’s been quite a haul. Luckily, I have been working with a great coach, Christopher Baker. Even though I’m a run coach and
Allie Kieffer is currently training in Iten, Kenya to prepare for the United NYC Half and the London Marathon. Follow along as she logs roughly 115 miles while living like a local.
They say you shouldn’t look back — that what’s in the past should stay in the past; it’s there for a reason. Yet while it can be counterproductive to revisit the past in many contexts, it can also be a helpful exercise in growing and moving forward. 2017 was an interesting year, to say the
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.
Meb Keflezighi dishes out advice for runners competing in the New York City Marathon.