June 25, 2020
To run fast, you have to practice running fast. Once a week, run a number of short repeats (200-400m) at your Mile goal pace with a short recovery jog (1-2 minutes) in between.
By Megan Harrington, Active.com
A single Mile. 1609 meters. 5280 feet. Compared to 13.1 or 26.2-mile races, it...
March 11, 2020
British study found that any amount of running is better than no running... and running pace and distance didn’t matter
By Marwa A. Ahmed, MD, MS, Harvard Health Publishing
Working hard and feeling like you don’t have any time to exercise? Well, the reality is we all have time. If you’re...
February 07, 2020
The truth is it takes a good two years of healthy training to know what you’re capable of so you’ve got to take the long-term approach.
By Nick Willis for Spikes
As a teenager, I never thought it would last this long. What did I think of back then?
I hope that I can make it to the Olympics....
January 05, 2020
“You eat three times a day and you sleep every single night, so I think if you can get those two things really, really right it can have a greater impact just because of the frequency of how often you engage in those activities.”
By Erin Strout, Women's Running
For Jenny Simpson, there...
January 01, 2020
How to think of winter not as an obstacle but as a training tool to make you stronger, tougher, healthier and happier
By Jonathan Beverly, PodiumRunner.com
In the winter of 1939, when the military posted Swedish Miler Gundar Hagg to the far north of that nordic country, he devised a unique...
December 23, 2019
The physical education teacher learned to be nicer to herself, to take the pressure off at races and to be grateful that she’s out there.
By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World
For 56-year-old Marisa Sutera Strange, 2019 will go down as a banner year in a career full of them.
October 30, 2019
"Make every session that you do count – even your recovery runs. Never do sessions just as ‘fillers’.”
By Matt Long for Athletics Weekly
By August 15 in 1979 the most remarkable 41 days in the history of middle-distance running were complete. In breaking Filbert Bayi’s 5-year-old world 1500m...
August 05, 2019
Advice to young runners gleaned from his coaching years includes patience, relaxation and trusting in your coach.
By Mike Sandrock, Daily Camera
There have been athletes from 71 countries running faster than 4 minutes for the Mile since Roger Bannister first broke the historic barrier on May...
July 11, 2019
"You’ll also definitely see the speed training translate into your longer runs. Don’t be surprised when running a couple miles feels easier and happens faster than it did beforehand.”
By Emily Abbate, GQ
You can do a lot of things in 6 minutes. Drink a beer. Pick out an outfit for date night....
July 07, 2019
With all its rich history, the Mile can massively benefit runners of all distances including the marathon.
By James Thie, fastrunning.com
Sir Roger Bannister, 65 years ago, became the first runner to clock a Mile inside the magic 4 minute barrier. Over the past month the running forums buzzed...
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