The Well

The Road to the Marathon

Top American marathoners detail every mile of their training—and every meal—in the weeks leading up to Boston 2019

3 Weeks out: Lindsay Flanagan’s Marathon Training

A Week of Boston Marathon Fueling: Becky Wade’s Food Diary

5 Weeks Out: Jared Ward’s Marathon Training

8 Weeks Out: Dathan Ritzenhein’s Marathon Training

Latest Stories

Reach Your Peak on Marathon Day

Throw “tapering” out of your vocabulary and peak for your next marathon by carefully tweaking volume and intensity.

Training

Come here to find everything from strength-training workouts to distance-specific exercises and how to PR on your next race.

Reach Your Peak on Marathon Day

Throw “tapering” out of your vocabulary and peak for your next marathon by carefully tweaking volume and intensity.

Ask Pete: Why do I keep getting injured?

Don't blame your genes for your running injury history, blame your training plan. Five ways to stop training like an idiot—and start staying healthy.

My Favorite Hill: Ascent of Skytop

This long, gradual ascent up Skytop mountain in New Paltz, New York provides a steady, relentless training effect, as well as inspiring scenery.

Gear

Find the right running shoes, apparel and more reviewed by our experts.

On Cloudswift Review: 100 Mile Rundown

The On Cloudswift is a comfortable and light, yet powerful, shoe to put in your rotation for up-tempo running—as long as you're not looking for a lot of security and traction.

Nutrition

We cover nutrition tips and advice to help you improve your running performance and keep you on track to meet your wellness goals.

Racing

Scott Fauble Likes to Compete

Fresh from his seventh-place finish at the Boston Marathon, Scott Fauble looks forward to some fast training and racing before next year's Olympic Marathon Trials.