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Reach Your Running Goal
Lace up and start running today with training tips and advice for newbies.
5K Training Guide
Run toward a 5K finish line and kick-start your racing career at this beginner distance.
10K Training Guide
Build up your miles and reach new running heights at a 10K race.
Stay off the couch and on the roads with the proper form, rest and recovery routines.
Find out what to eat and when for top performance. From pre-race smoothies to post-workout meals, the proper fuel will get you ready to run
Our Running Experts
Coach Jenny Hadfield is the co-author of the best-selling Marathoning for Mortals and the Running for Mortals and Training for Mortals series. Her training plans have helped thousands of runners and walkers cross the finish line strong.
Matt Fitzgerald is a coach, journalist and the author of several endurance sports books including RUN: The Mind-Body Method of Running by Fee and Brain Training for Runners.
Patrick McCrann is a multiple Boston Marathon qualifier, 14-time Ironman finisher, coach and author of Train to Live, Live to Train: How to Build the Ultimate Fitness Lifestyle.
Sabrina Grotewold is the running editor for active.com. She runs nearly every day, and enjoys cooking and developing recipes, traveling, and hiking.