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

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Earth Day 2019: 6 Ways Runners Can Help the Environment

Strategies for being more environmental as a runner can range from reducing the trash you produce on race days to using running as transportation—or combining it with cleaning up your neighborhood.


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

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.

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To run your fastest 5K you need to develop your endurance, muscles and race-specific speed. We'll show you how.


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

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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.


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