Race Training

Whether you're running your first race, or training for a marathon or a triathlon, you can find the running tips, training plans, and workout motivation you need to succeed.

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How I Outran Paralysis to Continue Fundraising for My Son's Illness
Diane Owens shares how running gave her the power to overcome a life-threatening illness and fight for her son's incurable disease.
How Olympian Bev Ramos Learned to Run Straight Through Hardships
She's kept up her training even during the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and through the lockdown of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
You Can Run the Nation's Longest Multi-Use Trail from Home Thanks to This Virtual Challenge
Bike, hike, walk, or run the distance from Manhattan to Canada as part of the four-month-long Empire State Trail Challenge. 
Having Open-Heart Surgery Didn't Stop Me From Running the New York City Marathon
In honor of American Heart Month, Jane Lee, Ph.D., shares how a procedure changed her heart and life.
How I Finally Committed to a Half Marathon — and Reconnected with Myself In the Process
What started as a way just to keep busy became an opportunity to face my feelings head-on and strengthen my sense of self.
Watch This Visually Impaired Runner Crush Her First Trail Ultramarathon
With the support of her long-time running guide and friend, Melissa set out to prove that there were no limits to what she could accomplish.
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How to Find Time for Marathon Training When You Think It's Impossible
It's no secret that training for a marathon takes a lot of miles, strength, mental fortitude—and, yep, time. One writer shares her tips for making it happen.
You're Just 8 Weeks Away From Crushing Your First Mini Triathlon
Also known as a "sprint" triathlon, this is the perfect beginner's distance.
How Trail Running Is Different from Road Running

Read this before you transition from running on concrete or pavement to trails.