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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The Best Treadmills for Running

On the search for a treadmill for race training, jogging or coached workouts? You will find one that fits your needs on our list of best treadmills.

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The 2021 Fall Running Shoe Guide

ACTVE’s team of testers gathered and reviewed the newest road and trail running shoes to help you find the perfect pair.

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Can Running Less Make You Faster?

If you’ve been struggling with injury, burn out or just want to try something new, it’s time to think about fewer miles.

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Jason Fitzgerald
 

Jason is a USA Track & Field certified coach and creator of Strength Running, a Greatist "Must Read Health & Fitness Blog" of 2013 that hosts over 150,000 monthly readers.