How to Go From Zero to Marathon in Six Months

Running a marathon is an undertaking that, in this coach’s opinion, should not be taken lightly. Whether your goal is simply to finish well with a view toward future marathons, or to chase a significant personal best and qualify for Read more…


The Runner’s World gear of the year 2018 – the best running kit and gadgets on the market

It’s that time of year again – our gear editors do the Christmas clear out of the kit cupboard, and share the products they think stand out above the rest. From the wind jacket that one tester described as ‘the Read more…


The Complete Guide to Running Your First Marathon

In the marathon origin story, Pheidippides runs from Marathon to Athens to deliver a message of victory and then promptly dies. We’ve come a long way since 490 BC, and today most people run marathons to compete, challenge themselves physically Read more…


THIS GEAR HELPED ME RUN FASTER MARATHONS IN MY 40S

We usually run slower as we age. But this year, turning 43, I set a goal to run a faster marathon, and use the best technology I could find to help me train. I detail the whole journey in a Read more…


17 Surprising Mid-Run Snacks to Improve Your Marathon

The feeling of a long run is primal and transcendent, but so is that all-consuming, knee-trembling feeling of hunger and nausea that makes you desperate for food—while also questioning your ability to keep it down. This is the challenge of Read more…