It's the perfect distance to feel like you are taking on a big challenge yet doesn't take hours of training and recovery each week like a full marathoBy Angela Bekkala
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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From sports nutrition and coffee, to running apparel and shoes, we've listed several holiday gift ideas for the male runner in your life.By Michael Nystrom
Whether you're looking to treat someone to a bigticket item or searching for a little something for the run club gift exchange, we've got you coveredBy Megan Harrington
If you're ready to take your endurance training to the next level, proper fueling is key. We have the low down on how to keep your energy high.By Megan Harrington
Whether it's 50K, 50 miles, 100K, 100 miles or more, here are 10 tips for tackling your first ultramarathon.By Angela Bakkala
There's no wrong or right reason to run 26.2, but your goal for taking on the distance will determine how you go about it.By Lori Nedescu, MS RD CSSD
If you're new to running (or have previously only logged miles for fun), speed work might be a little intimidating. It doesn't have to be.By Megan Harrington
Before you hit submit on that race registration form, ask yourself the following questions.By Megan Harrington
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