6 Marathon Training Tips
Whether you're running your very first marathon or struggling to push through your pre-marathon nerves— these training tips will help you be successful come race day.
50 Life Lessons Learned on the Run
Lessons Dorothy Beal has learned while running to inspire you to keep going mile after mile, year after year.
How Do You Know If You Are Ready to Run a Marathon?
Ways to determine if you are ready to run a marathon. Questions to ask yourself before signing up to run a marathon.
Runkeeper’s Guide to the Boston Marathon
The world’s most legendary marathon is less than a week away! As a Boston-based company, the Runkeeper team has got you covered for your Boston Marathon race day, with advice for both spectators and runners. So without further adieu, here are a few tips from our team to yours. The Best Place to Watch the […]
My Experiences as a Guide Runner for the Boston Marathon
When Josh Warren, of the Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, first asked me to guide at Boston 4 years ago, I of course said yes. But shortly after agreeing, I also became the most nervous and anxious I’d been in a long time. I instantly started sweating, and I hadn’t even laced […]
I Ran the Boston Marathon in the Pouring Rain and It Was the Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done
Nothing like some spoilers in the headline. But really. I could tell you I wasn’t a nervous, miserable wreck before it all started but that would be a lie. The rain forecast amplified that anxiety about 10 times. The good thing is I don’t actually remember what all that feels like. All I remember is […]
Finding My Run: My First Boston Marathon
I originally started running for the same reason that a lot of people do—because I was coerced. In my hometown high school back in rural upstate New York, choosing not to participate in organized sports essentially branded one as an outcast. Since I wasn’t coordinated enough for anything besides running, and since the cross-country team […]
John: From a Cane to a 1,667-Mile Journey to the 2015 NYC Marathon
I started 2014 with one goal…walk the distance of 52 marathons in 52 weeks. Simple enough, 1,362.4miles in 364 days. What I didn’t expect was the life-altering process I set into motion. For 6 months prior to 2014, I worked closely with my doctors, therapists, and anyone who could offer advice. I was in uncharted […]