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Boston Marathon 2018 Results Analysis

What a crazy race the 2018 Boston Marathon has been!<p>The New England weather can be pretty unpredictable and it was just crazy in the 2018 edition of …

Marathons

Why You Are Never Too Old to Run | the running mate | running advice

The active career of a pro athlete is usually quite short compared to most other jobs. Depending on the sport, the expiry date for big achievements …

Marathons

How to Catch the Running Bug

Before I started running regularly I obviously was curious about the possible benefits running could provide in my life. And so is a majority of …

3 Questions You Should Ask Yourself After Every Run

I love that moment after a completed run when I stop the clock and cool down with a happy smile on my face. No matter how the run was, after …

Mission100: My 2018 Running Goal

A new year’s just started, time to set a major running goal and plan out the running year. For me it’s going to be a big step. Coming from a 2017 …

The Complete Winter Training Guide For Runners | the running mate | running advice

Winter can be really beautiful. Snowy landscapes and skiing down the slopes in the mountains is great but winter in the northern hemisphere comes …

How To Plan Your Running Training Into a Busy Lifestyle

It is one of the problems we amateur runners have. By definition an amateur does not earn money unlike a pro. That brings us to the situation that we …

Runner‘s Poem | the running mate | running advice

A piece of poetry for us runners<p>Runners fight, runners sweat<br>The first finish they never forget<p>Runners struggle, runners fight<br>But runners can sleep …

How To Achieve Any Running Goal | the running mate | running advice

It’s a bold promise I make in the title of this post. Can you really achieve any running goal? Can you not only run your first marathon but win the …

Marathons

Running Heroes #9: Shalane Flanagan

Shalane Flanagan is an award-winning long-distance runner hailing from the United States.<p>Early Days<p>Shalane was born in 1981 in Marblehead, …

The History of Modern Trail Running | the running mate | running advice

The origins of modern trail running are often an object of discussion among runners and sport historians, but there are many interesting stories …

Here’s What You Need to Know About VO2max | the running mate | running advice

If you are into athletic training and endurance sports, you probably have heard about VO2 max. For the uninitiated, this expression is a measurement, …

Running Quotes #16 | the running mate | running advice

PASSION<p>Written by Mikula<p>Hi runners,<p>A quote for all those life long runners out there.<p>Races end, running doesn’t<p>Happy running<br>mikula<p>en_US<p>article<p>Hi …

4 Running Trends to Check Out in 2017 | the running mate | running advice

The many benefits of running are now very well documented, and it is only natural that this sporting discipline is enjoying more and more popularity …

What Happens to a Runner's Body

When you run, you put your body and mind through a whole set of processes and challenges. The physical fitness and mental focus required is truly …

5 Awesome Endurance Running Records and Achievements

Endurance running is a rather unique sport, and the records within this particular discipline are a true testament of the strength, focus and …

Boston Marathon prize money breakdown

Believe it or not, you can win big money by placing in the Boston Marathon but just how much money do the top finishers get?<p>For the 121st time, the …

Here’s what experienced marathon runners wish they’d known before their first races

They say that the hardest part of running a marathon is training for a marathon.<p>All those Sundays spent slogging your guts on pavements and in parks …

Who won the Boston Marathon? Here's the 2017 winner's list.

Runners from all over the world took to the Boston streets on Monday for the Boston Marathon. While tens of thousands participated in the iconic …

Marathons

How to run a marathon – and why London's is the world’s best

Reaching the 26.2-mile finishing line takes months of tough, lonely work – and, yes, a ton of carbs. Here is an essential how-to guide from a seasoned veteran<p>On Sunday morning, thousands of people will undergo a ritual familiar to anyone who has run the London Marathon. The extremely early wake-up …

Marathons

Running prolongs your life – and 10 more reasons to reach for your skort

If you want a longer life, nothing beats running – not even quitting smoking or losing weight. But it’s also a good route to happiness and fancy toenails<p>Running can prolong your life, or at least keep death at bay for an average of three more years, according to a new study that examined health and …

Robin Hood

How Running a Marathon Puts Your Body Through Hell

Over thirty thousand runners began the Boston Marathon this morning in Hopkinton, MA, some having trained and run for years to get to this point. …

10 Top Trail Running Towns

Boulder, Colorado<p>Boulder is a trail runner’s paradise. From the nearby Flatirons to the legendary Bolder Boulder 10K, runners choose between rubber …

Adventure Travel

Marathon Training 101: What matters most for 42.2K success?

Start of the BMO Vancouver Marathon. Photo: Chris Morris.<p>There’s plenty of information available on how best to plan, prepare and execute your next …

Marathons

These top runners are reverse-engineering a perfect marathon to break the two-hour mark

Kaptagat, Kenya<p>“I’m not a scientist. Talk to the scientists in Portland. Nike has a big science division,” top marathoner Eliud Kipchoge laughs as he clarifies his job title after a 9-mile morning speed workout.<p>Kipchoge, who took gold at the Rio marathon, is the most likely contender in Nike’s …

Marathons

Fitness Gains Persist Even Weeks After You Ease Off, Marathon Study Suggests

"People in the running community don't like to rest," Dr. Aaron Baggish says. "This is a good reminder that they can, and they probably should.”

Marathons

Boston Marathon Bans 15 Runners Ahead of 2017 Race

Results sleuth Derek Murphy has been reporting suspicious runners to the BAA.<p>As more than 30,000 runners cross the 2017 Boston Marathon starting line on Monday, the man trying to keep them all honest will be at his day job in Cincinnati, Ohio.<p>Derek Murphy expects the first emails to come in around …

Marathons

Why athletes should treat the brain like a muscle

After back surgery three years ago, 31-year-old environmental scientist Danielle Cemprola had become a frustrated runner, suffering from a sense that she might never return to her former level of performance. Having run 44 marathons pre-surgery and six after, she had all but given up on eking …

Marathons

Why Researchers Recommend Eating Avocado Every Day

<i>This content originally appeared on Health.</i><p>Here is some very good news for guacamole lovers everywhere: A new review of scientific literature …

Holistic Medicine

An Hour of Running May Add 7 Hours to Your Life

Running may be the single most effective exercise to increase life expectancy, according to a new review and analysis of past research about exercise and premature death. The new study found that, compared to nonrunners, runners tended to live about three additional years, even if they run slowly …

Biomedicine