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 …

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 …

Elite Runners on Failure: How 6 Pro Runners Deal with Disappointment

Runners are a unique breed of athlete: our sport is so hard, we know that we’ll fail often. And that’s what makes us better!

Running Fail

Have you ever attempted a Personal Best, only to have that race be more of …

Devon Yanko – Leadville Trail 100 Champ – on Recovery and Prevention

Meet Devon Yanko. On August 19, 2017 she won the Leadville Trail 100 – a race where 9,200 feet altitude is the lowest you’ll experience on the course.

Devon Yanko Leadville Trail 100

She finished in 20:46:29, averaging 12:28 per mile – a …

Olympian Alexi Pappas on How Not to be Boring

Have you ever been around somebody who’s downright fascinating? They’re a never-ending stream of hilarious stories, wise observations, and boundless curiosity.

Fun Run

Anytime I find somebody like this, I hold onto them forever. These people light up the world.…

Orthopedic Surgeon David Geier on Injury Prevention for Kids

Some of you might know that I have two little kids. When they’re not throwing food on the floor, they’re practicing their drills:

Joel Runyon on Overcoming Insane Challenges

Runners have a clear super-power: we persevere when the tough gets tougher. We revel in adversity.

Runners Cross Country

Maybe you’re a totally new runner… but you sign up for that 5k anyway.

Or you’re a multi-year veteran of the sport… …

Madga Boulet on How to Overcome the Daunting 100-Mile Ultramarathon

Can we all agree that running is hard? Whether you’re training for a 5k or running up a staircase built into a mountain (see below), running has its unique challenges.

What does it take to run 7 ultramarathons (on 7 continents)?

People who accomplish “impossible” goals will always get my respect. Those who push the frontiers of our limits show the rest of us what we’re capable of achieving.

Running MountainSome runners show us that beating chronic injuries is not just …