Ready, Set, Race

Follow along on SHAPE’s official race training blog as SHAPE editors and contributors conquer new fitness milestones such as a triathlon, half-marathon, obstacle race, and a 545-mile bike ride!

I know that getting enough sleep while I'm marathon training is important. I've been told this many times.

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Injuries are every runner's nightmare. As I sit here typing, there is an ice pack freezing in my office refrigerator so I can use it to ease the pain in my left foot.

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I've never run a marathon before, and while I cannot express how excited and honored I am to run on...

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I'm one of those people who has to remind herself to drink water. It's honestly annoying to me.

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When I opened the U.S.

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Conquering my first marathon would be impossible without the right training plan.

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If someone had told me a year ago that I was going to be running the New York City ING Marathon in November 2013, my reaction would have gone something like this: Blank stare.

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While it took me seven straight days of biking and camping to travel from San Francisco to L.A.

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After the Gran Fondo fiasco two weeks ago, I've hardly biked, unless you count some...

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When it comes to packing for a long bike ride, I know exactly what to bring. Camping, on the other hand, is a whole new scary world for me.

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