How to Qualify for the Boston Marathon (with tighter BQ times)

The B.A.A. lowered the qualifying standards for the Boston Marathon in 2018. Here’s how to up your game and get that very coveted BQ!

Run Your BQ

Qualify for the Boston Marathon and get that BQ!

You might have heard a loud, …

Running Your First Marathon? Listen to this Behind the Scenes Coaching Call

Running your first marathon is exciting, terrifying, and rewarding at the same time. This post will help you make it less terrifying and more rewarding!

running first marathon

Before I ran my first marathon, I made a lot of mistakes:

  • I foolishly

The Beginner’s Guide to Running Your First Marathon with Angie and Trevor Spencer

Running your first marathon can be daunting, especially if you haven’t been training for years already. If you have questions, you’re in the right place!

How to Balance Running in Your Life, with Keira D’Amato

Most of us don’t have six hours per day to dedicate to running. Though if we did, I’m sure we’d all love that freedom!

running balance

But in reality, we have to make time and shuffle our schedules to accommodate all …

Listen in on a Coaching Call About Running a Sub-3 Marathon

For many runners, chasing a sub-3 marathon is a holy grail achievement. And I don’t blame them –  a marathon time that starts with a ‘2’ is exciting!

Lindsey Marathon

Since 2016, I’ve been coaching a tight-knit group of runners in …

How to Rush Marathon Training in a Short Time Period

Marathon training should be taken seriously. But what if your race is rapidly approaching and you’re not quite ready?

Short Marathon Training

I’m sure it’s happened to you at some point: you register for a race but don’t start training right away.…

Running Boston? How to Plan the Morning of the Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon has captured the imagination of runners for over a hundred years. And for good reason: it’s considered the “world’s most prestigious marathon.”

Boston Marathon Finisher

First run in 1897 with a mere 18 athletes, the 2017 race had over …

Carb Loading for Marathoners: Do’s and Don’ts for Training and Racing

The marathon is a unique event: it’s long enough that carb loading becomes an important key to your success on race day.

Because of it’s distance, the marathon is different than shorter races. Your fueling choices before and during …

Marathon Training at the Elite Level, with Pro Nick Arciniaga

Meet Nick Arciniaga, one of the best marathoners in the United States.

Marathon Training Nick Arciniaga

Nick is the winner of the 2013 US Marathon Championships and has a personal best of 2:11:30.

But he wasn’t always a distance runner. In fact, he …

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