Marathon Training

This is Exactly How Running Impacts Your Immunity

Exercise physiologist David Nieman has spent the last 40 years studying links between exercise and immunity. It’s not a new field. But with the increasing rate of race cancellations and general concern around the global COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, plenty of runners have found themselves wondering whether their intense training is helping, or hurting, their health. […]

It’s All About Community for Olympic Trials Qualifier Andrea Guerra

The first time Andrea Guerra thought about qualifying for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials was 2014. But she had just graduated from college and knew that she needed time to transition from a 10,000-meter runner to a marathoner.  In 2016, Guerra attended the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in Los Angeles and was inspired by the […]

How Injury Taught Emma Kertesz Patience and Perseverance

Emma Kertesz’s road to the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials hasn’t been as smooth as she anticipated.  Her plan was to qualify at the California International Marathon (CIM) in December 2018. She figured that would give her more than a full year to hone her training and show up in Atlanta as fit as possible. Lingering […]

How These Olympic Marathon Moms Get It All Done

Kids, training, and recovery don’t always mix perfectly, but these three women give us an inside scoop on how they manage to make 26.2-mile magic happen, even when family life is hectic.

Kara Goucher is Changing Course

One of the most celebrated elite runners of her generation, Kara Goucher faces her toughest challenge yet: being a beginner.