Runner's Glossary of Running Terms
If you're new to running, you may not know what runners are talking about when they refer to their chip times. Find out what this road racing term means.
When running races, you'll find the corrals at the starting line. Find out exactly what corrals are.
Find out exactly what is meant by a long run.
Learn what your lactate threshold is and how to do improve it.
Speedwork, also known as speed training, can help you run faster. Get the definition.
What is Fartlek Training?
Fartlek training is a form of interval or speed training and can help improve your speed and endurance. Learn more about fartlek training.
Doing tempo runs on a regular basis can help you run faster. Get the definition of temp run.
Negative splitting is the ideal way to run a long distance race such as a half or full marathon. Find out what it means to run a negative split.
Tapering is an important training phase for any long distance running event. Find out what tapering means.
What Is a PR?
If you're new to running, you may not know what runners are talking about when they refer to their PR (Personal Record) or Personal Best (PB). Find out what this road racing term means.
What's a Snot Rocket?
Wondering what it means when a runner performs a "snot rocket"? Get the definition of a snot rocket.
What Are Strides?
Find out what strides are, how to do them, and how they can help you become a faster, more efficient runner.
What is a B-Tag?
Many road races are using B-Tag as timing devices. Find out what they are and how they work.