Ultra and Trail Race Training: Episode 11 of Q&A with Coach with Matt Frazier

Episode 11 of Q&A with Coach is not to be missed – we have a special guest joining us, none other than Matt Frazier.

Ultra & Trail Racing with Matt Frazier

The best freeze frame of the episode

Matt is the author of the award-winning blog …

Becoming a Trail Runner: Adventures with Hail, Mud, and Blood in my First Trail Half Marathon

Trail running has always been a big part of my training. Whether I was on a team in college or training solo for my first marathon, I’ve always gravitated toward the off-road experience.

How to Run Track Workouts on a 400m Outdoor Track (infographic)

Track workouts have been a staple of distance runner’s training programs for decades. And for good reason!

Distances are standardized so you always know exactly how far you’ve run.

The surface promotes speed (but results in less impact stress …

3 Ways to Run Fast at the Boston Marathon

In one week, tens of thousands of runners will line up in Hopkinton to run the world’s most prestigious race: the Boston Marathon.

Boston Marathon

Last year, I challenged all of you running Boston to make an important decision: settle …

Race Strategy 101: How to Plan Tune-up Races, Line up in the Corral, and Estimate Your Finish Times

Last year when I met Shalane Flanagan, I was impressed by three things:

  • Her undying passion and love for running
  • Her friendliness and willingness to cheer everyone on at races
  • Her cold, emotionless race strategy that makes me

In Defense of Dirty, Rotten, No-Good Marathons (or, how to learn from bad marathons)

The marathon is a fickle beast: at 26.2 miles, the potential for back luck is huge. After 20 miles you’re in the Wild West and anything can happen.

That uncharted territory can bring disastrous consequences, reducing your goal …

The Complete Philadelphia Marathon Course Guide (#RunPhilly!)

Since 1994, the Philadelphia Marathon has become one of the best marathons in the United States.

Philadelphia Marathon

Philly puts on a great show with all the amenities, world-class timing and organization, and a nearly perfect marathon venue to run a …

Mountains, Trails & Obstacles: 28 Minutes with Max King, the World’s Fastest Warrior Dash Athlete

In a world hyper focused on specialization, it’s rare to meet a modern Renaissance Man. But today, prepare yourself for an exclusive interview with Max King.

Max King

Max King has been dominating the running world for years. Listing his …

The Uncanny “7 Strategies to Run Your Fastest Marathon” Podcast with Matt Frazier

The marathon: for many, it’s a mythical unicorn. Capturing a great performance can be elusive and may take years.

Jason and Matt's fastest marathon

Jason and Matt on the days they ran their fastest marathons

When I ran my first marathon, New York City …

A Fast Marathon Needs More than Fitness: My Boston Marathon Race Report

How do you run a fast marathon? It’s one of the most interesting questions I can think of as a runner, training geek, and coach.

Jason_Boston Marathon

It’s also incredibly complex. With a race as long as the marathon, there are …