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Marathon Tips

5 Tips For A Stress-Free Marathon

Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living

This piece was written by guest contributor Jason Fitzgerald, a USA Track & Field certified coach at StrengthRunning.com and 2:39 marathoner. To l...

The 6 Things That Helped Me Get to the Finish Line of the Chicago Marathon

Ana Beatriz Cholo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ana Beatriz Cholo

I would reach that finish line, even if I had to crawl, which is why I sought the help of professionals, like the podiatrist and a good physical therapist who preached that you don't run to train, you train to run.

Pain-Free Running, Part 2: Strength

Matthew Basso | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Matthew Basso

You have to be mentally, emotionally and physically tough if you want to reach your goal of training and running for a marathon -- or any race, for that matter. It comes down to the double Ds: discipline and durability.

How To Avoid The Most Common Running Injuries

Matthew Basso | Posted 11.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Matthew Basso

This is the first of a series of blogs that will keep you injury-free while running. This post will focus on mobility and flexibility, and by the time I've completed the series, you'll be ready to take on your next marathon or your average jog.

The Best Race Day Tips For a First-Time Marathoner

Emily Faherty | Posted 01.03.2012 | New York
Emily Faherty

All soon-to-be, first-time NYC Marathoners, like me, know that the training is complete (through heat, rain, an earthquake, and a hurricane), so now it's time to get ourselves excited for the race and as prepared as possible.

Life After 50: Run A Marathon, Change Your Life

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

How did this experience change my life? As I crossed the finish line and felt someone place a medal around my neck, I understood, for the first time, that age is just a number. At 50, I ran a marathon.