Adventure Winning a 155-mile race is about more than speed. On a spring day in 2010, Zandy Mangold lay sprawled beneath the rear lift gate of a 4x4, the only shade he could find in this stretch of the
Organisers aim to break fundraising world record for 12th consecutive year as forecasters say race could be hottest ever Organisers of the London Marathon are hoping to break participation and fundraising
The thousands of spectators who line marathon routes are famous for screaming encouragement, but it has not always been that way. “One guy shouted at me, ‘you should be back in the kitchen making dinner
The story was so good it seemed impossible to imagine. A 26-year-old woman with no sponsors or agents, who had run only one marathon in her life, finished second in Monday’s Boston Marathon, one of the
Mountain and marathon championship runner Andrew Davies knows how to mix things up – he educates us on how training on uneven terrain can boost your performance on the road In June last year, Welsh athlete
The problem with learning in recent years across all levels of schooling is that, somewhere along the way, we lost how to make it fun. Instead, it’s become a chore or punishment to kids and their parents.
To do 20 400-meter repeats—yes, 20!—you’ll need tenacity and proper pacing. A few years ago, a team of researchers combed through four decades of training studies to determine the most effective type interval
For starters, banking time early on almost never works. On Sunday, Dennis Kimetto lowered the marathon world record to 2:02:57. While many runners will marvel that they can’t run a 5K at his average pace
Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge came within 26 seconds of running’s holy grail On his website you can learn many things about Andrew Jones, professor of applied physiology at the University of Exeter. You can read
The 32-year-old Kenyan ran a blistering 4:36 pace, but the two-hour wall still stands. After three years of planning, Nike's goal of staging a sub-2-hour marathon is still just that—an audacious aspiration.
Processing the aftermath of an unexpectedly transcendent run. This is going to take a little while to process. Eliud Kipchoge’s eye-popping 2:00:25 marathon on Saturday morning in Italy fell just short
Nike’s Breaking2 initiative didn’t quite reach its goal of breaking the two-hour marathon mark, but that hasn’t stopped the company from crowing about the results. Nike has been working with three runners,