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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.
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'.
5 Key Strategies for Running to Lose Weight
Get advice on how to successfully lose weight through a combination of running and healthy eating.
Best Headphones for Runners
Check out the most running-friendly headphones.
6 Things to Know Before Running Your First 5K
Ready to run your first 5K? Here are some helpful pre-race tips to think about.
How Long Does It Take to Run a Marathon?
Before you run a marathon, it's good to have an idea of how long it will take to run the marathon. Here's how to figure out how long it will take you to run a marathon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Train for a 5K in One Month
If your 5K is about a month away and you haven't done much training, then this training schedule is for you. It's a four-week training program designed for beginner run/walkers who want to build up to running a 5K in a month.
Beginner Runners 10K Training Schedule
This 8-week 10K training schedule is geared toward beginner runners who want to run their first 10K.
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 Beginner's Guide to Running for Fitness
If you've never run before or you've had a long break from running, it can feel intimidating to get out there and start running. This simple, eight-week plan will help beginners ease into running.
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.
7 Key Running Tips for Newbies
If you're new to running, you may be overwhelmed by all the running information out there. Here are seven basic running tips to get you started.
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's Considered a Good Time for a 10K?
If you've run a 10K or are planning to run one, you may be wondering what's considered a good time for a 10K. Find out how your time compares with other runners' times
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.
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.
Get Inspired by These Motivational Running Quotes
Keep these running quotes in mind when you need some motivation to continue running and training.
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...
This four-week learn to run training program is designed for total beginner run/walkers who want to build up to running a mile.
How Long Will It Take Me Run a Half Marathon?
Predicting race times is never an exact science, but you can use a chart or calculator to determine your half marathon time, based on your time from recent race. Here are a few calculators to try.
4 Calorie-Blasting Treadmill Workouts
You'll be dripping with sweat and burning lots of calories with these treadmill workouts.
4 Week Beginner 10K Training Schedule
This 10K training program is for beginner runners who have 4 weeks to train for their 10K.
Best Products to Carry Your Phone on the Run
Check out these products that allow you to safely and comfortably carry your phone (even your large iPhone) while running.
The Best and Worst Pre-Run Foods
If you have had digestive issues during or after your runs, the foods you're eating in the 24 hours before your runs may be the culprit. Here's a guide to what you should and shouldn't eat before your runs.
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'.
Can I Burn Fat By Running?
Can running burn fat? Get the answer.
Strengthening Exercises to Prevent Knee Pain
Strengthening the muscles that support and stabilize the knee can help prevent knee pain. Here are some effective exercises to try.
Popular Songs for Running in 2015
Need a playlist refresh? Here are some of the most popular running songs for 2015.
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
Research shows that runners who run in the morning are more consistent with their running than those who try to do it later on. Here are some tips for making morning runs easier.
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 designed for beginner runners who aim to run the entire 8K or 5 mile distance.
13 Training Mistakes Half Marathoners Should...
Here are some common mistakes to avoid when you're training for and running a half marathon.
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.
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).
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.
How Many Miles is a 5K Race?
How many miles is a 5K race in miles? A 5K is a popular goal among runners because the distance is short enough for beginners to train for in a short amount of time
Running Music Playlists
Looking for some motivation for your runs? Browse through these playlists for running songs to get you moving.
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.
How Many Miles Is a 10k Race?
Find out far a 10K is and how to train for a 10K race.
Training Tips for Running a 5K Race
Ready to train for and run a 5K? Get free training schedules and tips.
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.
8 Tips to Run Your Best Half Marathon
Get advice on how to run your best half marathon.
Fast Marathons in the U.S. (2016)
If you're looking to improve their marathon time or run a fast time for your first marathon, check out these marathons that are known for being fast.
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 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.
The 7 Most Common Treadmill Mistakes
Here are some of the most common treadmill running mistakes and how to avoid them.
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.
Prepping for a 5K Race? Here's a Handy Training...
This eight-week 5K training schedule is geared toward advanced beginner runners.
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.
6 Mental Tricks for Running Races
When you find yourself struggling during a race, try some of these mental strategies to get to that finish line.
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?
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.
12 Quick Lunch Ideas for Runners
Bored with your current lunch routine? Here are some suggestions for quick and nutritious lunches that don't require a lot of prep time.
The 13 Most Embarrassing Running Problems
Here are answers to questions about some of the most common embarrassing and sensitive topics for runners.
What is Fartlek Training?
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How Much Should I Run to Lose One Pound?
How many calories do you need to burn to lose a pound? Get the answer.
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.
8 Ways to Power Through a Long Run
Long-distance running can be just as tough mentally as it is physically. Follow these mental tips for running to push through the rough spots.
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.
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.
Best Running Watches
If you're looking for a running watch, here are some great options for both beginner and experienced runners.
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.
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.
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.
Funny Marathon Signs
Marathon runners love to read spectator signs along the race course to help break the monotony. Here are some ideas for funny marathon signs.
12 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.
4 Quick and Effective Treadmill Workouts
If you're short on time, you can still burn a lot of calories and get an effective treadmill workout done. Try one of these treadmill workouts.
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.
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.
Funny Quotes for Runners
Get some laughs from these funny quotes about running.
Training to Run a 10K? Check Out This Schedule...
This eight-week 10K training schedule is geared toward advanced beginner runners.
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.
Get Inspired With These Marathon Running Quotes
Need some inspiration for your upcoming marathon? Check out these marathon running quotes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Remove the Smell from Running Clothes
Here are some tricks to remove the stench from your running clothes.
How Long Does It Take to Train for a Marathon?
Find out how long you should train to get ready for a marathon.
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.
How to Get Into the 2015 Chicago Marathon
The Chicago Marathon is one of the world's most popular marathons and is known for its flat, fast course. Here are details on how to get an entry.
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.
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 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.
How to Put on Your Race Bib
Follow these steps to make sure your race bib is secured properly.
How to Get into the 2015 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.
A 22-Week Beginner's Marathon Training Schedule
Ready to train for a marathon? This simple marathon training schedule will get beginner runners marathon-ready in 22 weeks.
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.
Celebrity Marathon Times
Want to know what it takes to beat Oprah, Katie Holmes, and Al Roker's marathon times? Find out how long it took these and other celebrities to run a marathon.
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.
12 Tips for Treadmill Running
Treadmill running is a great alternative for runners when weather or safety issues make it difficult to run outdoors. Follow these tips to make your treadmill running more effective and enjoyable.
What's the Best Time of Day to Run?
The best time of day to run is a long-standing debate among runners and exercise experts. Find out if it's better to run in the morning, afternoon or evening.
10 Marathon Running and Training Mistakes to...
Here are some of the most common marathon training and running mistakes and how to avoid them.
Want to Start Running Again? 5 Tips for...
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.
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.
How to Get into the 2015 Boston Marathon
Are you hoping to get into the Boston Marathon? Here's how to qualify by time or get a charity entry.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
5 Common Racing Mistakes to Avoid
Here are five common racing mistakes that runners make and how to avoid them.
Use These Mental Tips to Push Through a Half...
Running a half marathon tests your mental strength as much as it does your physical fitness. Get tips on how to win the mental challenges throughout a half marathon and have a successful race.
8 Smart Weight Loss Strategies for Runners
Get tips and successful strategies for running to lose weight.
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.
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.
How to Train for and Run in a 10K Race
Ready to run a 10K? Get free race training schedules and tips.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How Far Is a Marathon?
Thinking about training for a marathon? Find out the distance of a marathon and how to train for a marathon.
Best Fall Marathons in the U.S.
Looking for a fall marathon? Check out this list for some of the best in the U.S.
Hydration Tips for Before, During, and After...
Get advice on what and how much you should drink before, during and after running.
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.
How to Train for a 5K in Two Weeks
Did you sign up for a 5K that's two weeks away, but you haven't been training? Here are some tips to help you prepare for the race.
7 Tips for Running Races in the Rain
Worried about rain on race day? Here are some strategies for staying as comfortable as possible when running races in the rain.
How Can I Avoid Headaches After Running?
Headaches during or after running are fairly common, especially when running in warmer weather. Here are the possible triggers and how to avoid them.
5 Running Mistakes That Could Lead to Injury
Are you making mistakes that could get you injured? Avoid these problems to stay healthy and keep running.
26 Thoughts You Have During a Marathon
If you've ever run a marathon, you may recognize some of these thoughts. And if you're getting ready for 26.2 miles, here's a little preview.
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.
10 Tips for Running Your First Race
Getting ready to run your first 5K or other race? Here are some tips to have a successful race day.
Marathon Running Playlist Songs
If you're running a marathon, you may be planning to use some music to help you get through the 26.2 miles. Here's a fun list of running songs to choose from to create your marathon running playlist.
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. You should be able to comfortably run up to 5 miles to start this program.
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?
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.
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.
8 Fixes for Treadmill Boredom
To keep your treadmill workouts from getting stale, try some of these tips for beating boredom on the treadmill.
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.
The Best Energy Gels and Bars for Long Distance...
Many runners like to fuel with energy gels or chews during their long runs. Here are some of the more popular energy gels, chews, and bars used by long distance runners.
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.
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 to Stay Focused and Mentally Tough During a...
Running a marathon tests your mental strength as much as it does your physical fitness. Here are mile-by-mile tips on how to win the mental battles throughout the marathon.
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.
How to Be an Awesome Marathon Spectator
If you're planning on watching an upcoming marathon, follow these marathon spectator tips to be an asset on the race course.
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.
7 Essential Post-Run Stretches
Improve your flexibility and reduce injury risk with these post-run stretches.
How Far is a Half Marathon?
Find out how far a half marathon is and how to train for a half marathon.
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.
Beginner Tips for Training and Running Your...
Ready to train for and run a marathon? Here's advice for beginner runners about marathon training and running, from training schedules to long run tips to mental strategies.
Diet and Nutrition: How to Eat Well for Good...
As a runner, your diet is important not for only maintaining good health, but also to promote peak performance when running. Get advice on what and when you should be eating.
What Not to Wear Running
When it comes to running attire and gear, what you avoid wearing is just as important as what you wear. To avoid such embarrassing mishaps or uncomfortable runs, here are some rules for what NOT to wear while to running.

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