Archives for October 2017

Sub-2:00 Half Marathon Training: How to Break 2 in the Half

The fastest growing race distance in the country is the half marathon with an annual growth rate in half marathon finishers of 12.5% since 2003 (per Running USA).

Half Marathon Finishers by Year

With nearly 2 million finishers per year, it’s no surprise …

How Much Mileage Should You Run During Marathon Training?

The marathon holds a special place in many runners minds: it’s the ultimate test of endurance, grit, and mental toughness.

marathon

Every day, I get questions from my readers about the marathon:

  • “Should I take a gel every 4 miles

Easy vs. Marathon Pace, Goal Setting, and More Q&A with Coach Mario Fraioli

The best runners know when to get help and work together. It’s like Michael Jordan once said:

Teamwork

If you’re a Lone Wolf, some things are inevitable:

  • Have a question? Prepare to spend hours going down the Google rabbit

How to Run for Decades Without Burning Out

When I started running in high school, I had no idea I’d still be at it 19 years later. I thought it was just a way to meet girls (and my mom thought it was a good way to …

How to Turn 5 Years of Chronic Injuries Into Four (Healthy) Personal Bests

Imagine spending thousands of dollars to stay healthy, only to be injured for more than five years with every race slower than your first.

Kira Running PR

Kira, experiencing what it’s like to run strong without injuries

Would you consider giving up

The 1% Approach to Massive Personal Bests

Would you like to be a strong, healthy runner who barely has to worry about injuries? If so, join the club…

Staying healthy is the …

Courtney Frerichs on Long-Term Success: Gymnastics, Strength Training, and Teammates

Last August, we witnessed the most electrifying track race in history at the World Championships: the women’s 3,000m Steeplechase:

Before this race, no American woman had ever won a medal in the steeple …