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 ACTIVE Fall Running Shoe Guide

The ACTIVE.com team gathered and tested the newest road and trail running shoes to help you find the perfect pair for the upcoming season.

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