When you can’t pound the pavement, log your miles in the pool instead. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
In this episode of #WeGotGoals, listen to professional distance runner Jordan Hasay on how she handles injuries and other obstacles, the value she places on rest and recovery, what she cooks for dinner, and how much she can deadlift (hint: WAY more than you’d think for a marathon runner). Listen on aSweatLife.com.
In a frank interview, the marathoner talks about his training, the Cubs, post-race karaoke, and why people find him aloof. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
One fought off a vicious attack to run again on her own terms. Others forged new paths in the wake of life-altering diagnoses. And then there’s the father whose grief blended with joy as he crossed the finish line with a living reminder of the daughter he’d lost. My job introduces me to so many amazing athletes every year, and 2017 was no exception. Here—in no particular order—are seven of the stories that have stuck with me this year. Read the full article on aSweatLife.com.
Follow this step-by-step guide to train right, gear up, and race well. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
Over 35 years of running and 40-plus marathons, Matt Fitzgerald never felt he’d truly achieved his potential over 26.2 miles. This year, he decided to train for the Chicago Marathon using an entirely different approach—as an elite. He moved to Flagstaff, Arizona—at 7,000 feet of altitude—and trained with the Northern Arizona Elite team under coach Ben Rosario. “It’s really been an amazing experience in that now, at 46, I am as fit as I’ve ever been. I am capable of running as well as I ever have, but in a different way.” Hear more on this week’s #WeGotGoals.
From an 81-year-old debut to a speedy teacher, these marathoners triumphed in the Windy City. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
Kelly Herron says running provided power to fight off her attacker. Finishing 26.2 will offer closure. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
Safety and security concerns shift his target to a November race. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
If you plan ahead, you can probably spot your runner in several places. Read the full article for Runner’s World.