Marathon Training

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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.

 


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ACTIVE Spring 2020 Running Shoe Guide

The weather is getting nicer and you're probably running more than ever thanks to COVID19. Now is the perfect time to invest in a new pair of shoes.

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Will My 2020 Run Goals Break Me?

Coach Holly is trying to tackle both a speed and distance PR her fastest half marathon and her first 100mile race in the same year. Can she do both a

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