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What Running Back-to-Back Marathons Taught Me About Mental Toughness

Jedi mind tricks (OK, meditations and mantras) were necessary.

Marathoner Stephanie Bruce Is the Gritty Super-Mom Every Runner Should Follow

She has two sons under five and is stronger than ever.

How to Run Back-to-Back Races Without Killing Your Body

It might seem smart to stack your race season with events—but you need to do it right.

Marathoner Allie Kieffer Doesn't Need to Lose Weight to Be Fast

"Coaches told me I'd be faster if I lost weight, and some of them gave me really unhealthy tips to do so."

Jordan Hasay Was Training Like a Beast to Crush the Chicago Marathon

A reoccurring injury sidelined the runner less than a month before the race—but her training plan alone is worth some serious kudos.

The Best Free Apps for Runners

Whether you're new to running or training for your tenth marathon.

How Ditching My Running Training Plan Helped Me Rein In My Type-A Personality

Missing a workout no longer sends me into an anxiety spiral.

How to Taper for Any Race—and Why You Should

Whether you're running a 5K or a full marathon.

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.