A good marathon taper can make up to a five-percent increase in your finishing time. Here are some key takeaways for how to plan your taper wisely soBy Bob Mittleman, Training Peaks
The marathon is running's most sought-after goal. Find 26.2 training tips, advice, plans and much more. View the Marathon Training Schedule for Beginners to get ready for your first race.
Marathon Training Articles
A first-time Boston Marathon finisher recounts the 26.2 invaluable lessons he learned from Hopkinton Green to Boylston Street.By Danny Woodward
Celebrate the end of your racing year with one of these late season marathons down south.By Jackie Veling and Elizabeth Grimsley
At the Boston Marathon, a handful of runners over the age of 80 will show the world that you're never too old for a marathon. These are their stories.By Theresa Juva-Brown
From managing Heartbreak Hill to finding folks on Boylston Street, the Golden Rules of the Boston Marathon are indispensable on Patriots’ Day.By Megan Harrington
Should you ever cheat during a marathon race, just know that Derek Murphy will be watching.By Theresa Juva-Brown
Just in time for a little spring upgrade, our latest running shoe guide will help you find the best running shoe for you.By ACTIVE.com
Preparing for a race on terrain similar to what you'll see on race day can be hugely beneficial.By Pete Rea
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