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The Best Half Marathon Training Plan For Every Level Runner

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Too many runners fall into the trap of choosing a half marathon training plan because it appeared on a Google search. Or, maybe it came up on an Instagram ad. Or even, it was used by their great Uncle Harry’s neighbor who PRed once in 1973. No offense to Uncle Harry’s neighbor, we love him, [...]

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We Tested and Ranked the Best Cushioned Running Shoes of 2024

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While carbon plated shoes certainly have their place in helping people reach PRs, it’s your everyday training shoes that really make or break your training cycle. And if you like a soft or plush ride underfoot, or you have a history of injuries, your lower body may be happiest in a high-quality, best cushioned running [...]

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The Best Gifts For Marathon Runners Money Can Buy

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The holidays are swiftly approaching, and that means that it is time to start thinking about gift ideas. If you are looking to get a head start this year, we’ve got you covered. Now, if you aren’t a marathon runner—or, if you are and are just in need of some inspiration for some long distance [...]

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The 10 Best Half Marathon Shoes Money Can Buy in 2024, Tested By Our Editors

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Whether you are running your first half marathon or your 50th, a good pair of half marathon running shoes is necessary to get you through your training and your race. But shopping for new shoes—especially online—can be difficult to do, especially when you don’t know exactly what you are looking for.  As subject matter experts, [...]

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The 9 Best Running Shoes For Knee Pain – 2024 Edition

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If you are already suffering from a bad knee, you probably know that it is one of the most difficult injuries to get rid of once the nagging pain begins. Even though it can be tough to mitigate, it doesn’t mean your running career has to come to an end. Though, spending some time cross [...]

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The Best Hokas for Half Marathons

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Formerly known amongst the trail community as Hoka One One, Hokas are now basically a household name. Though, they used to be a cult favorite running shoe that was known more for its outlandish designs, wide toe box, above-average stack height, and eccentric colors than anything else. But Hoka has done something unpredictable – they’ve [...]

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The 6 Best Marathon Training Shoes of 2024

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While racing shoes are important, having the best marathon training shoes may be even more-so when it comes to preparation for 26.2 miles. Why? Well, with a racing shoe, you only need it for the distance of the race. The training shoe you’ll need it for 20+ weeks of training. Having a good pair of [...]

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We Tested The 7 Best Stability Running Shoes of 2024

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There are a lot of factors that go into picking the right running shoe, but one key consideration is whether you want — or need — a stability shoe. “[Stability] shoes are designed with extra support and cushioning to help control overpronation and minimize the strain on your feet during long runs,” says personal trainer [...]

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15 of the Hardest Marathons in the US to Add to Your Bucket List

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Much ado in the running community is dedicated to figuring out how to make running long distances easier and less miserable. And while many have a dream marathon list highlighting which races are the easiest, some of us fall on the other side of running culture: Scouting the hardest marathons in the US to run.  [...]

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Best Long Distance Running Shoes

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The perfect running shoes are a runner’s best friend.  However, finding the perfect shoes is tougher than it seems.  Factor in types of shoes designed for running styles, trying to figure out why the heck a shoe would need a carbon plate, and how many hundreds of options and brands there are available, it’s easy [...]

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