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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11 Ways “Running” Gets a Bad Rap

Teaser: Run isn’t a four letter word—but it might as well be. Let us count the instances in which “running” carries a negative connotation.

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The Golden Rules of the Boston Marathon

From managing Heartbreak Hill to finding folks on Boylston Street, the Golden Rules of the Boston Marathon are indispensable on Patriots’ Day.

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Jason Fitzgerald
 

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