Daphne Matalene

After 9 Years of Perseverance, Heartbreak No More

How one 45-year-old runner shaved an hour from her time to finally qualify for the Boston Marathon. I’ve wanted to run the Boston Marathon since before I even started running, thanks to four years of enthusiastic hollering as part of Wellesley College’s famed Scream Tunnel. My senior year—1996—coincided with the race’s 100th birthday, when event […]

Become a Six-Star Marathoner While Traveling the World

The World Marathon Majors aren’t just for the pros. If you’ve got a fresh pair of sneakers and a valid passport, you can run them all. Here’s how. Boston, New York, Berlin, London, Chicago, Tokyo: They’re not just exciting cities—they’re home to the world’s biggest, most prestigious marathons. Together, the races comprise the World Marathon […]