Tagged With Marathons

Nike's controversial Vaporfly shoes just avoided a ban. But future running shoes will face new regulations.


Women are faster long-distance runners than men, and it's probably because they have got more estrogen


Nike's controversial Vaporfly shoes are helping runners set new records, but some think it's 'technology doping.' Here's how they work.



Two New York City Marathon champions both fuel up on porridge. Here’s why it’s such a beloved food for winning a big race.


What happens to your body during an ultramarathon


Drinking too much water could be surprisingly hazardous to your health



Boston Marathon champion Desiree Linden is competing for the trophy again — here's her coffee-jolted, pasta-fuelled daily routine


How humans evolved to become the best runners on the planet


Meet the 42-year-old investment banker who runs 100km ultramarathons for fun


Two Cambridge grads and a MoneySupermarket veteran raise £1 million to build the Airbnb of marathons


The 2 most important activities runners should do to avoid knee pain


A former marathon winner who raced Richard Branson shares her top tips for race day success



Turns out 'carb loading' isn't always the best diet strategy for athletic performance


A running coach explains how to get through the NYC marathon this weekend


An Olympic athlete just collapsed after having poop problems on the track -- here's why marathons can wreak havoc on your body


112 years ago, the first Olympics held in the US were a disaster



Why you should run a mile instead of a marathon


Here's the best way to train for a race like the Ironman


5 mental tricks a marathon runner uses to get through the toughest parts of a race


A runner who calls himself the 'world's fastest stoner' once passed a drug test 36 hours after smoking marijuana