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Shalane Flanagan Says Her Dream of Winning the Boston Marathon Changed to Just Surviving It

The Olympian shares how she managed to place in the top ten after bracing 35 mph winds, pouring rain, and a below-freezing wind chill.

6 Boston Marathon Runners Share Their Tips for Making Long Runs More Enjoyable

You don't have to take our advice, but you should probably steal theirs.

This Woman Is Setting Out to Run 100 Marathons In 100 Days

And she's already run 40 marathons in 40 days.

7 Unexpected Perks of Winter Race Training

(AKA why braving the cold is totally worth it.)

Why Chip Gaines Is Starting Small As He Trains for His First Marathon

"Every day of training...is something to be proud of—because I'm making it happen."

Karlie Kloss Says Running a Marathon Was the Best Training for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

"[It] was one of the greatest physical and mental challenges that I ever willingly signed up for."

This Woman Lost 100 Pounds After Realizing Her Daughter Couldn't Hug Her Anymore

"I've realized that making a change wasn't really about the weight."

26 Thoughts You Have While Running a Marathon

Other than "what the hell did I sign myself up for?"

10 Lessons I Learned from Running 10 Marathons

Marathons can teach you a lot—about running and about life.

Why Half Marathons Are the Best Distance Ever

They're doable, you'll feel accomplished, and you don't have to give up your entire social life to train.

Why an Olympic Triathlete Is Nervous About Her First Marathon

Gwen Jorgensen is an Olympic gold medalist and one of the fastest women in the world's triathlete circuit, but even the best athletes have their doubts about how a race day will end.

What Training for a Long Race Really Does to Your Legs

From hips all the way down to your ankles, training for a long race can cause serious wear and tear on your legs

How a Fitness Retreat Helped Me Get Out of My Wellness Rut

Marathon training can feel monotonous, but Hawaii can change that.

Running Superstar Shalane Flanagan's Tips for Going the Distance

The three-time Olympian and American's shares her marathon secrets.

This Woman Is Running a Marathon on Every Continent

The reason why will give you all the feels.

Alicia Keys Shares Her Totally Unexpected Marathon-Training Playlist

You won't believe what the singer listens to during her New York City Marathon training runs.

Chicago Marathon to Do Away with Pace Setters for Elite Runners

The Chicago Marathon just nixed their "rabbits." Find out why.

The Lowdown on the Train Low/Race High Diet Plan

Switching from a low-carb diet to carb-loading right before a race may help you lose weight and run faster.