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Man Sets World Record for Sub-3-Hour Marathons

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Steve Smythe, 58, explains how he’s been able to go under 3 hours for 40 years.
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A Primer on the Sub-Two-Hour Marathon

Nike’s Audacious Plan: Break the Two-Hour Marathon Barrier in 2017
Frequently asked questions about the attempt to run 1:59:59 or better.
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Latest Columns

6 Reasons Your Doctor Needs to Know You're A Runner

6 Reasons Your Doctor Needs to Know You’re a Runner

To get the best treatment and to keep training well,...

Why Do Races Give Out So Much Stuff?

As long as the event market remains saturated and competitive,...
Can I Run on A Swollen Knee?

Ask the Doc: Can I Run on a Swollen Knee If It Doesn’t Hurt?

A reader with an upcoming race wonders how to assess...

Videos

Weekly Workout – Back Extension

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Training & Tools

Back in Balance

Back in Balance

Running well is all about balance. Strengthen your weaker side...
300m Shuttle Run

6 Tests to Gauge Your Overall Fitness

Ready to start a new fitness plan? Take this test...
7 Ways Runners Can Offset Sedentary Lifestyles

7 Ways Runners Can Offset Sedentary Lifestyles

Regular lunch runs aren’t always enough to offset sedentary office...

Nutrition & Weight Loss

11 Foods You Need for a Healthy Immune System

11 Foods You Need for a Healthy Immune System

Ramp up your diet to fend off sick days.
Counting Vegan Kilojoules

This is What Happened When I Started Counting My Vegan Kilojoules

Plant-based foods aren’t freebies.
Fridge Wisdom: Best Bites

Fridge Wisdom: Best Bites

Thirty years of truth about diet plans, weight loss and...

Beginners

How to Find Your Ideal Running Group

How to Find Your Ideal Running Group

Key questions to ask so you can join a running...
How Often Should I Run?

How Often Should I Run?

For beginner runners it can be hard to know how...
The 5 Worst Things to Do Before a Run

The 5 Worst Things to Do Before a Run

Don’t make these beginner mistakes before you hit the roads...

Shoes & Gear

Zero-drop running shoes

Study: Zero-Drop Cushioned Shoes Show No Difference in Injury Rates

The single best running shoe for injury prevention still hasn’t...
New Balance RunIQ

First Look: New Balance RunIQ

New Balance is poised to enter the tech market with...
How to wear compression socks

How to Wear Compression Socks

The right way to wear compression socks.