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What Is a Good Time for a 5K?
Wondering what's considered a good time for a 5K race? Here's how to find out how your time compares to other runners.
5 Key Strategies for Running to Lose Weight
Get advice on how to successfully lose weight through a combination of running and healthy eating.
What's a Good Time for Running a Half Marathon?
Here's how to determine how to compare your half marathon time to other runners'.
How to Train to Run Your First 5K
This 8-week 5K training schedule is geared toward beginner runners who want to run their first 5K race.
10 Common Running Mistakes You Should Avoid
Here are some of the most common running mistakes and how you can avoid injuries and other issues.
How Long Will It Take Me Run a 5K?
Wondering how long it might take you to run a 5K? Find out how you can estimate your 5K time.
Beginner Runners 10K Training Schedule
This 8-week 10K training schedule is geared toward beginner runners who want to run their first 10K.
Train for a 5K in One Month
This four-week training program designed for beginner run/walkers who want to build up to running a 5K in a month.
Basic Half Marathon Training Schedule for...
Ready to train for your first half marathon? This 12-week training schedule is perfect for beginner runners who want to run a half marathon.
The Best and Worst Pre-Run Foods
To avoid gastrointestinal distress or diarrhea during your runs, here's a guide to what you should and shouldn't eat before your runs.
Can I Run on an Empty Stomach?
Is it OK to run on an empty stomach? Get the answer.
How Long Does It Take to Run a Marathon?
Here's how to figure out how long it will take you to run a marathon.
10 Tips for Proper Running Form
Running with the right form can help you run faster, more efficiently, and with less stress on your body. Follow these tips for proper running form.
The Beginner's Guide to Running for Fitness
This simple, eight-week plan will help beginner runners ease into running.
4 Running Mistakes That Could Lead to Weight Gain
If you're running to lose weight or just trying to maintain your weight, try to avoid these mistakes so you don't see that number on the scale creeping up.
A 4-Week Beginner Training Plan to Running One...
Are you trying to build up to running a mile? This four-week learn to run training program is designed for total beginner run/walkers.
14 Things Every New Runner Should Know
To help ease you into the sport and avoid some running mistakes, here are some basic concepts that all runners should know.
What's Considered a Good Time for a 10K?
Find out what's considered a good time for a 10K and how to train for one.
7 Key Running Tips for Newbies
If you're new to running, you may be overwhelmed by all the information. Here are seven basic, but extremely helpful, running tips to get you started.
An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Becoming a Runner
Getting started with running can feel overwhelming to a beginner runner. Here are some of the basics about running to help you get started.
What Is a Good Time for Running a Marathon?
Wondering what's considered a good time for a marathon? Find out how your marathon time might compare with others.
8K or 5 mile Training Schedule for Beginner...
Ready to train for an 8K or 5 mile race? This eight-week 8K training program is for beginner runners who aim to run the entire distance.
Music to Match Your Stride: Running Songs at...
Listening to songs at 180 beats per minute (BPM) can help you run efficiently at 180 steps per minute. Here are playlists of running songs at 180 BPM.
Will Running Help You Lose Belly Fat?
Can running help get rid of belly fat? Get the answer and advice about running and weight loss.
What Is a Good Time for Running a Mile?
What's considered a good time for running a mile? Find out how to compare your mile time to others'.
4 Week Beginner 10K Training Schedule
This 10K training program is for beginner runners who have 4 weeks to train for their 10K.
5K Run/Walk Training Program
This eight-week 5K training program is designed for run/walkers who want to build up to running a 5K race (3.1 miles).
Your 8-Step Guide to the Run-Walk Method
Most new runners begin with a run/walk strategy because they don't have the endurance or fitness to run for extended periods of time. Here's how to do the run/walk method.
The 7 Most Common Treadmill Mistakes
Here are some of the most common treadmill running mistakes and how to avoid them.
15 Signs You're in Love With Running
How do you know if you're crazy about running? See how many of these signs you can relate to.
How Long Will It Take Me Run a Half Marathon?
Find out how to get a rough estimate of your half marathon time.
10 Fixes for Treadmill Boredom
To keep your treadmill workouts from getting stale, try some of these tips for beating boredom on the treadmill.
Training Tips for Running a 5K Race
Ready to train for and run a 5K? Get free training schedules and tips.
How Much Should I Run to Lose One Pound?
How many calories do you need to burn to lose a pound? Get the answer.
Why You Should Warm Up Before Running
All of your runs should start with a warm-up and end with a cooldown. Find out why they're important and how to do them properly.
Should You Eat Before a Run?
Are you properly fueling for your runs? Find out when and what to eat before running.
10 Tips for Becoming a Morning Runner
You're more likely to run consistently if you did it in the morning. Here are some tips for making morning runs easier.
What to Do the Day Before Running a Marathon or...
Follow these tips to make sure you avoid making mistakes that will cost you valuable time or cause discomfort during your half or full marathon.
Running Music Playlists
Looking for some motivation for your runs? Browse through these playlists for running songs to get you moving.
How to Select the Best Running Shoes for Your...
To figure out what type of running shoes are best for you, you first need to know that kind of feet you have. Here are the three types of feet, with tips on how to determine your foot type.
What Should a Beginner Runner Wear?
If you're new to running, you may be wondering: What should I wear when running? Get advice on basic running clothes.
Get Inspired by These Motivational Running Quotes
Get motivated with powerful, inspiring running quotes.
How Many Miles Is a 10k Race?
Find out far a 10K is and how to train for a 10K race.
5 Things Mentally Strong Runners Do
What do mentally strong runners do that helps them deal with pre-race anxiety or avoid post-race blues? Here are five habits of mentally tough runners.
What is Fartlek Training?
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How Many Miles is a 5K Race?
Exactly how far is a 5K race? Get the answer.
What's the Best Way to Breathe When Running?
Breathing properly when running will improve your running, and even help you prevent side stitches. Get tips on how to do it correctly.
How Long Does It Take to Train for a 5K?
If you're thinking of training for a 5K race, here's what to expect about the training length and time commitment.
The Reasons Running Isn't Helping You Lose Weight
What if you're trying to lose weight by running and it's just not happening? Find out some possible explanations.
How Can I Prevent Burning Feet While Running?
Do your feet burn while running? Learn about the possible causes of burning feet and how to prevent them.
Popular Songs for Running in 2015
Need a playlist refresh? Here are some of the most popular running songs for 2015.
Training to Run a 10K? Check Out This Schedule...
This eight-week 10K training schedule is geared toward advanced beginner runners.
14 Ways to Stay Safe While Running in Cold...
Get safety tips and helpful advice for cold weather running, so you can run safely and comfortably outside all winter long.
Best Running Watches
If you're looking for a running watch, here are some great options for both beginner and experienced runners.
Can I Burn Fat By Running?
Can running burn fat? Get the answer.
A 4-Week Beginner Training Program to Run Two...
This four-week training program is designed for beginner run/walkers who want to build up to running two miles.
A Beginner 10K Run/Walk Training Program
This 10-week 10K training program is designed for beginner run/walkers who want to run/walk a 10K race (6.2 miles).
13 Great Tips for Running Longer Distances
If you're just getting started with running, try some of these strategies to run farther.
12 Week Half Marathon Training Schedule for...
This 12-week half marathon training schedule is geared toward advanced beginner runners.
6 Weeks to a 5K: A Training Program for Beginners
This six-week 5K training program is designed for beginner run/walkers who want to build up to running a 5K.
Beginner Marathon Training Schedule
Ready to start training for your first marathon? Here's the perfect marathon training schedule for beginners whose goal is to finish the race.
8 Tips for Running in Your 50s and Beyond
Whether you're new to running or you're a veteran runner worried about running past the age of 50, here are some tips for middle-age runners and beyond.
Run/Walk Half Marathon Training Schedule
This 12-week half marathon training program is designed to help you run/walk to the finish line of your half marathon.
How to Run a 5K Without Stopping
If you're trying to run a 5k (3.1 miles) without walking or stopping completely, here are some tips to help you reach your goal.
Is It OK to Run Every Day?
Many new runners wonder if they should run every day or take some days off. Get the answer here.
How Can I Get Rid of a Side Stitch While Running?
Side stitches, especially on the left side, are a common problem for runners, especially beginners. Learn how to prevent and get rid of them.
How to Prevent and Treat Foot Blisters for...
Blisters on the feet are a common complaint among runners. Learn how to prevent and treat foot blisters.
9 Essential Post-Run Stretches
Improve your flexibility and reduce injury risk with these post-run stretches.
Running Shoes: 7 Steps to the Perfect Fit
Follow these tips for buying running shoes to avoid common shoe mistakes and keep you running injury-free.
Popular Songs for Running in 2016
Need a playlist refresh? Here are some of the most popular running songs for 2016.
How Many Miles Do You Need to Run a Week to...
If you're running to lose weight, you may be wondering: How many miles do you need to run to lose weight?
Must-Have Gear for Runners
What do all runners need? Get suggestions for must-have running items.
When Should You Replace Your Running Shoes?
Running in old or worn-out shoes is one of the most common causes of running injuries. Get advice on when you should replace your running shoes.
The Best Winter Running Socks
Try some of these running socks for maximum comfort and protection when running in cold weather.
How to Easily Calculate Your Target Heart Rate
When you're exercising in your target heart rate zone, you'll get the most benefits of your running, or other cardiovascular activity. Here's how to calculate your target heart rate zone using the Karvonen Method.
13 Training Mistakes Half Marathoners Should...
Here are some common mistakes to avoid when you're training for and running a half marathon.
10 Things Runners Need to Stop Doing
Are you doing things to sabotage your running efforts? Here are some common pitfalls many runners fall into -- and how to avoid them.
Intermediate Half Marathon Training Schedule
This 12-week intermediate half marathon training schedule can help you run a personal record in the half marathon. To start this plan, you should already be running about 30 to 60 minutes a day, about five days a week.
13 Things to Know Before Running a Half Marathon
Are you ready to run a half marathon? Here are 13 things you should know before taking on the challenge of a half marathon.
Replenish Your Energy After a Run with the...
Find out what you should be eating after your runs to minimize muscle soreness and maximize recovery.
The 13 Most Embarrassing Running Problems
Here are answers to questions about some of the most common embarrassing and sensitive topics for runners.
Intermediate Runners: Use This 4 Week Training...
If you're signed up for a 5K that's four weeks away, here's an intermediate training schedule that will prepare you to run a great race time.
How to Get into the 2016 New York City Marathon
The New York City Marathon is the largest and one of the most popular marathons in the world. Here are the ways you can get into the NYC Marathon.
How Runners Can Prevent Black Toenails
Black or bruised toenails are common among runners, especially those running long distances. Here are tips to prevent and treat them.
10 Core Strengthening Exercises for Runners
Having a strong core is vital for running performance and injury prevention. Here are ten moves to strengthen your core.
Which Part of My Foot Should I Land on When...
Toe, mid-foot, or heel? Find out where you should land on your feet when running.
Yoga Moves for Runners With Tight Hips
These yoga stretches can help runners open up and stretch out their tight hips.
What to Wear When Running in Cold Weather
Dressing properly for winter weather is the key to running comfortably all winter long. Follow these tips for how to dress for cold weather running.
How to Start Running Again
Are you ready to start running again after a long break? Whether you've been injured or too busy to run, here's how to get back to running.
8 Tips for Running Faster
Want to run faster? Here are some 8 simple things you can do to pick up the pace and improve your race times.
Prepping for a 5K Race? Here's a Handy Training...
This eight-week 5K training schedule is geared toward advanced beginner runners.
Best Foods for Runners
Here are some of the best foods to help runners achieve a healthy diet.
Learn the 7 Secrets of Skinny Runners
Running can definitely be a powerful tool in your weight loss or weight maintenance efforts. Follow these tried-and-true strategies to lose weight and keep it off.
Best Headphones for Runners
Check out the most running-friendly headphones.
7 Delicious and Nutritious Smoothie Recipes for...
Whether you're looking for nutritious breakfast options or post-long run recovery drinks, smoothies are an excellent go-to menu item for runners. Try these healthy, delicious smoothies that deliver nutrients and energy runners need to boost their performance and recovery.
Why Do I Feel Nauseous at the End of a Run?
Nausea during or after a run can happen for a few different reasons. Find out what might be the culprit.
How Can I Avoid Headaches After Running?
Headaches during or after running are fairly common, especially when running in hot weather. Here are possible triggers and how to avoid them.
Romantic Gifts for Runners
Here are some ideas for thoughtful Valentine's Day (or other special occasions) gifts for your favorite runners.
What You Should Eat and Drink the Day Before...
Your nutrition and hydration during the days leading up to your long run is critical to your performance and comfort. Here's what you should be eating and drinking before your long runs.
Does Running Ever Get Easier?
Many new runners struggle at first and wonder when running gets easier. Find out how beginner runners can make running easier, more comfortable and enjoyable.
7 Things No One Tells You About Running
Read all about the dirty little secrets no one tells the beginner runners.
10 Steps to a Successful Running Habit
Trying to establish a running habit? Use these tips to maintain your motivation and determination to keep running.
Is There a Difference Between Running on a...
Is treadmill running really easier than running outside? Get the answer here.
4-Week Intermediate 10K Training Schedule
This four-week training program is designed for intermediate runners who have race experience and are hoping to improve their 10K time.
Tight Calves When Running? Here's What to Do
Tight calf muscles are a common problem for runners. Here's how to prevent and treat tight calf muscles.
How to Train for and Run in a 10K Race
Ready to run a 10K? Get free race training schedules and tips.
How Long Does It Take to Train for a Half...
Is running a half marathon one of your running goals? Find out how long it will take you to train for a half marathon.
5 Common Sports Nutrition Mistakes and How to...
Proper nutrition and hydration is critical to a runner's health and performance. Here are some common nutrition mistakes that runners make and advice on how to solve them.
How to Prevent and Treat Shin Splints
Bothered by shin splints? Find out what causes shin splints and how to prevent and treat this common running injury.
How Far Is an 8K Race and How Do You Train for...
Find out how the distance of a 8K and get training schedules for running an 8K.
How Long Will It Take to Run a 10K?
Wondering how long it might take to run a 10K? Here's how to predict your 10K time.
Follow This Schedule and Run Your Fastest-Ever 5K
Here is an eight-week intermediate 5K training plan to help you run your fastest 5K.
How Many Calories Does Running Burn?
Find out what factors affect how many calories you burn during runs and how to determine your calorie expenditure while running.
Hydration Tips for Before, During, and After...
Get advice on what and how much you should drink before, during and after running.
Your 3 Week Plan to Becoming a Runner
Ready to get started with running? This 3-week training plan is a safe, simple program for beginner runners.
Get a Laugh With These Funny Running Quotes As...
Get a laugh with these funny slogans or running quotes seen on runner's T-shirts.
Marathon Running Playlist Songs
Here's a fun list of running songs to choose from to create your marathon running playlist.
10 Tips for Running in the Rain
Get tips on how to dress and prepare for running in the rain, whether it's a big race or a training run.
5 Tips for Running a Mile Without Stopping
If you're trying to run a mile without having to stop, here are some tips to help you reach your goal.
How to Kick Your Plantar Fasciitis
Heel pain in runners is usually caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia. Learn what you can do to treat plantar fasciitis.
How Accurate Are the Calorie Counts on...
When you run on a treadmill, you may be wondering whether the calories burned counter is accurate. Get the answer.
4 Ways to Run Faster
Looking to improve your race times? Whatever your goal race is, you can benefit from incorporating these simple speed workouts into your running.
A Beginner's Guide to Running a Half Marathon
Ready to train for a half marathon? Here are training tips, schedules, and advice for your race.
What to Eat During Long Runs
Check out this collection of some of the more popular energy gels and chews used by runners for long runs and marathons.
12 Tips for Treadmill Running
Follow these tips to make your treadmill running more effective and enjoyable.
5 Common Fears About Running Races
Running a road race can seem intimidating to new runners, but they're a fun and rewarding way to stay motivated to continue running. Here are some common fears about running races and how you can overcome them.
Funny Quotes for Runners
Get some laughs from these funny quotes about running.
How Fast Should Beginners Run?
Many runners are not sure what pace they should run. Find out how to know if you're running the right pace.
How to Strength Train to Run Faster and Stronger
Whatever race you're training for, you can benefit from strength-training. Here's a series of exercises (no equipment required!) that you can do 2-3 times a week at home.
Use These Mental Tips to Push Through a Half...
Get tips on how to win the mental challenges throughout a half marathon and have a successful race.
12 Quick Pre-Run Breakfast Ideas
Not sure what to eat before a long run? Here are some ideas for quick and nutritious breakfasts to help fuel your runs.
Can I Wear Trail Running Shoes When Running on...
Is it OK to run on the road in trail running shoes? Get the answer.
Is Running Effective for Weight Loss?
I've lost a couple of pounds, but I want to speed up my weight loss progress. Will running help me lose weight?
5 Common Racing Mistakes to Avoid
Here are five common racing mistakes that runners make and how to avoid them.
18 Tips for Being a Better Runner
Whatever your running goal or level, you can make small changes to improve your running. Here's some advice to take your running to the next level.
Boost Your Running Speed with a 10K Intermediat...
To achieve a personal record (PR) in a 10K, you'll definitely need to add speed training to your training regimen, if you haven't already. Here is an eight-week training schedule to help you run your fastest 10K.
What It Means When Your Foot Goes Numb When...
Why do my feet go numb when I'm running? Get the answer.
How to Remove the Smell from Running Clothes
Here are some tricks to remove the stench from your running clothes.
How to Avoid Embarrassing Runner's Trots
Find out what to do if you experience diarrhea, or runner's trots, during a run and how to avoid it in the first place.
What's the Best Time of Day to Run?
Find out if it's better to run in the morning, afternoon or evening.
Simple Ways to Avoid and Treat Chafing for...
Chafing is caused when skin rubs against loose fabric or other skin while you're running. Learn how to prevent and treat chafing.
Inspirational Biblical Verses About Running
Some runners find inspiration through passages in the Holy Bible. Here are some biblical verses that mention running or can be applied to running.
What to Eat Before a Marathon
What you eat before a marathon can make or break your race. Find out what to eat the day before and morning of your marathon.
Best Running Sunglasses
Protecting your eyes from the sun is crucial for runners. For the best safety and comfort, choose from these top running sunglasses.
Advanced Beginners: Use This Training Schedule...
This eight-week 8K training program is designed for beginner runners who want to build up to running an 8K or 5-mile race.
Is Hot or Cold Water Best for Post-Run Recovery?
Is it better for runners to soak in hot or cold water for post-run muscle recovery? Get the answer here.
How to Eat Well and Hydrate Well for Long...
Nutrition and hydration are critical to training for and running long distance races such as half marathons and marathons. Here are some basics about running nutrition and hydration for long distance running.
4 Calorie-Blasting Treadmill Workouts to Shake...
You'll be dripping with sweat and burning lots of calories with these treadmill workouts.
10 Healthy Snacks for Runners
If you're running a lot, you'll probably get hungry every couple of hours. Here are some healthy snacks to keep you satisfied.
Can I Run and Train for a Half Marathon?
Is it realistic for a beginner runner to train for and run a half marathon? Get the answer.

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