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Marathon/Distance Training
Injury treatments
Half marathon training
Let's get Technical
Getting Started/Newbie Running
Get Faster
Running Tips/Advice
The road to Boston
Destination: Run
For the Love of Running
Treadmill Running
Running through the Seasons
Running Motivation
Nutrition for Running
Strength Training for Runners
Running Nutrition

Marathon/Distance Training

Top 25 Marathon Training Tips

The best race training tips to avoid mistakes and cross the finish line fast and injury-free.

How I Trained and Ran My First Marathon - Plain Jane Lifestyle

If you have been thinking about running your first marathon but not sure where to start training, no problem. I will explain the exact training plan I used.

Marathon Training Plans - How to Train for a Marathon | Marathon Handbook

Welcome to our library of Marathon Training Plans! The marathon training schedules we’ve developed have been refined and road-tested by thousands of runners – each comes with explanatory notes and guidance. Our marathon training programs are split into three categories – novice, intermediate, and advanced. Choose a marathon training plan which reflects your current […]

Here's to 2013!

Happy New Year! I've spent the first 48 hours of 2013 bedridden with a violent stomach bug that has made me feel, at many points, like I was on my death bed. There was no glorious run along the Mount Vernon Trail to kick off the New Year. I didn't hang up my art work in my apartment or finish unpacking. I didn't post my 2013 goals on my blog. I stayed in bed and The Pilot took care of me as best as he could. Definitely not how I anticipated starting the New Year, but hey, it happens. Today…

Injury treatments

6 Amazing Plantar Fasciitis Exercises to Release Foot Pain

Use these stretches one to two times daily to relieve your foot pain. You can do these feel-good exercises anywhere and you'll strengthen your feet, too!

Half marathon training

How to Run a Sub 1:45 Half Marathon (or Any Goal Half Marathon Time)

Do you want to finally achieve a PR in the half marathon? Follow these 12 tips to train effectively and run a sub 1:45 half marathon!

Sub-2 Half Marathon Plan

Today is the start of my half marathon training plan. My race is the Heels & Hills & Him Half Marathon on September 25th. I'm already regis...

Let's get Technical

Creating Your Race Schedule

Creating Your Race Schedule

Getting Started/Newbie Running

How to Make a Running Comeback After Time Off | Runnin' for Sweets

Taking time off from running due to injury, recovery, or just life is inevitable. Here's how to make a running comeback quickly and get back to running.

Get Faster

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Running Tips/Advice

How to Keep Running When You Feel Dead

Endurance running is no easy feat. Part of the reason that the sport is so addictive and intriguing is the fact that it requires an athlete to push and explore the limits of the human body. Spend a couple of hours talking to an avid endurance athlete, and you may walk away feeling like theyContinue reading "The Running Dead (and how to come back to life)"

The road to Boston

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Destination: Run

The 50 Best Races in America, State-by-State

We soured the nation to find the standout races that are totally worth traveling for.

For the Love of Running

"Why Am I Doing This?" | Find more run motivation at runnersworld.com/quotes

Why Am I Doing This?

The highs and lows of a marathon.

Marathon!!!! JUST RUN!

Marathon!!!! JUST RUN!

Marathon Gratitude via @Rachel Steffen I dare you to train for a marathon and not have it change your life!

Marathon Gratitude & Reflection

I ran my first FULL marathon this past weekend. This post I reflect upon my experience, and thank YOU for your support through it all!

Me? No.

adailystumble

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Everything you ever wanted to know about yourself you can learn in 26.2 miles. - Lori Culnane

Everything you ever wanted to know about yourself you can learn in 26.2 miles. - Lori Culnane

Treadmill Running

Thirsty Thursday

This workout is sure to leave you sweaty and thirsty...for H2O that is. It's an intermediate level, 30-minute pyramid running routine for the treadmill, that works its way up from 6.0 to 8.0 mph. Feel like having a longer run? Complete the pyramid 2x for an hour-long run.

Running through the Seasons

Ultimate Guide for Summer Running

The Summer months have arrived. Here's everything you need to know about surviving summer as a runner, and running in the heat & humidity.

Summer Running: 10 Ways to Survive the Heat & Humidity - RELENTLESS FORWARD COMMOTION

Summer running can be a humbling, frustrating experience. But you can adapt! Here are 10 ways to survive running in the heat and humidity this summer.

Running Motivation

10 Tips to Motivate You to Run When You Don't Feel Like It

We all need running motivation sometimes. Here are 10 tips, from quotes to games, that will inspire you to run even when you don't feel like running.

How To Make Running Your Escape From Covid-19 Anxiety

No matter how much you try to tune out the news, Covid-19 is everywhere. Here's how & why you should make running your escape from Covid-19 anxiety.

5 Smart Strategies to Create a Successful Running Habit - Run For Good

Get five simple strategies to help start and continue with a regular running habit, so you can reap all the health benefits of running.

Nutrition for Running

Running Program for Absolute Beginners | Skinny Ms.

Our Running Program for Absolute Beginners will help you take baby steps toward reaching your goals. The beginner's running program, below, is designed for those with absolutely no running experience.

Strength Training for Runners

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Running Nutrition

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How to Make a Running Comeback After Time Off | Runnin' for Sweets

Taking time off from running due to injury, recovery, or just life is inevitable. Here's how to make a running comeback quickly and get back to running.

6 Amazing Plantar Fasciitis Exercises to Release Foot Pain

Use these stretches one to two times daily to relieve your foot pain. You can do these feel-good exercises anywhere and you'll strengthen your feet, too!

The 50 Best Races in America, State-by-State

We soured the nation to find the standout races that are totally worth traveling for.

10 Tips to Motivate You to Run When You Don't Feel Like It

We all need running motivation sometimes. Here are 10 tips, from quotes to games, that will inspire you to run even when you don't feel like running.

How to Keep Running When You Feel Dead

Endurance running is no easy feat. Part of the reason that the sport is so addictive and intriguing is the fact that it requires an athlete to push and explore the limits of the human body. Spend a couple of hours talking to an avid endurance athlete, and you may walk away feeling like theyContinue reading "The Running Dead (and how to come back to life)"

Top 25 Marathon Training Tips

The best race training tips to avoid mistakes and cross the finish line fast and injury-free.

How I Trained and Ran My First Marathon - Plain Jane Lifestyle

If you have been thinking about running your first marathon but not sure where to start training, no problem. I will explain the exact training plan I used.

Marathon Training Plans - How to Train for a Marathon | Marathon Handbook

Welcome to our library of Marathon Training Plans! The marathon training schedules we’ve developed have been refined and road-tested by thousands of runners – each comes with explanatory notes and guidance. Our marathon training programs are split into three categories – novice, intermediate, and advanced. Choose a marathon training plan which reflects your current […]

Ultimate Guide for Summer Running

The Summer months have arrived. Here's everything you need to know about surviving summer as a runner, and running in the heat & humidity.

How To Make Running Your Escape From Covid-19 Anxiety

No matter how much you try to tune out the news, Covid-19 is everywhere. Here's how & why you should make running your escape from Covid-19 anxiety.

Here's to 2013!

Happy New Year! I've spent the first 48 hours of 2013 bedridden with a violent stomach bug that has made me feel, at many points, like I was on my death bed. There was no glorious run along the Mount Vernon Trail to kick off the New Year. I didn't hang up my art work in my apartment or finish unpacking. I didn't post my 2013 goals on my blog. I stayed in bed and The Pilot took care of me as best as he could. Definitely not how I anticipated starting the New Year, but hey, it happens. Today…

Thirsty Thursday

This workout is sure to leave you sweaty and thirsty...for H2O that is. It's an intermediate level, 30-minute pyramid running routine for the treadmill, that works its way up from 6.0 to 8.0 mph. Feel like having a longer run? Complete the pyramid 2x for an hour-long run.

Running Program for Absolute Beginners | Skinny Ms.

Our Running Program for Absolute Beginners will help you take baby steps toward reaching your goals. The beginner's running program, below, is designed for those with absolutely no running experience.

How to Run a Sub 1:45 Half Marathon (or Any Goal Half Marathon Time)

Do you want to finally achieve a PR in the half marathon? Follow these 12 tips to train effectively and run a sub 1:45 half marathon!