The Best 10 Races for Newbie Runners

Looking to tackle your first 5k or more? Check out the best courses in America for first-timers.

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4 Mental Running Tips from Usain Bolt

The fastest man in the world shares running wisdom with us mere mortals.

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Run a 5K Faster By Listening to This Type of Music

Music can help you score a PR, but only if you're running to the right tunes! Find out what to download now.

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Tap Into Your Intuition for Better Workout Results

Your gut is great at measuring workout intensity, says a new study. Harness that power for more payoff at the gym.

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Shape Diva Dash 2015 Teams Up with Girls on the Run

Find out more about the organization that gives young girls the tools to reach their full health and fitness potential.

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Sign Up for Shape's Diva Dash 2015 Now!

This year we've teamed up with Girls on the Run, to make our women-only obstacle adventure run better than ever!

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15 Annoying and Rude Running Habits to Break

It’s a crowded course out there. Follow these rules of the road to keep the peace while pounding the pavement

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26 Race Signs to Keep You Motivated for 26(.2) Miles

Studies show that positive messages can help you run faster—these signs from marathons around the country prove it.

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How to Set a Fitness World Record

Trail runners are blazing their own routes (and scoring fastest known times). You can too! Here's how.

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