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Ed Whitlock, 85, Is Not Satisfied With His Latest World Record

Even though he averaged 8:27 pace for a half marathon last weekend, Whitlock wanted to be faster. He’ll go after more records this summer.

Back On Track: Hot Races to Watch This Weekend

Some of the country’s fastest runners are competing in big meets.

Can Sprint Training Take the Place of Longer, More Moderate Exercise?

A headline-making study found sprinters reaped similar health benefits in much less time, but the results don’t render longer, slower runs obsolete.

Watch: Phil Knight Gives Stephen Colbert His Own Shoe

But will it be enough to motivate the “Late Show” host to start working out?

The Immediate Aftermath of a DNF

What goes through the mind the moment you know it’s over.

Lactic Acid Is Your Friend, Not Your Enemy

Modern studies suggest that it isn’t the troublesome waste product it was originally thought to be.

What I Learned Reading “First Ladies of Running”

A new book by RW’s Amby Burfoot offers insights on the evolution of women’s running.

Former Paralympian Outfits Amputees With Running Prostheses

Ryan Fann cofounded Amputee Blade Runners in 2011.

Quarter Century Club Runners Get Reprieve From Six-Hour Cutoff at Boston

Last summer, the BAA announced new time restrictions for runners who had raced 25 or more years in a row. The organization is relaxing its stance.

How to Learn to Love Running

New runners who follow these principles are more likely to enjoy and stick with the sport.


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