Hal Higdon: Capacity

“Each runner’s capacity to absorb hard training is different. Find your own unique level of comfort and success will be yours.”

~Hal Higdon, author and contributing editor for Runner’s World.

This is Hal Higdon, marathoner extraordinaire,...

This is Hal Higdon, marathoner extraordinaire, at the Chicago Marathon Expo. I always use his training programs when preparing for a marathon, and I think actually most beginning marathoners use his training programs. Thanks, Hal! . (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Kristin Armstrong: Clear the fog


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I ran solo for 1.5 hours in the mist and it felt like ten minutes. I thought. I prayed. I breathed. The fog outside did not clear, but the fog inside certainly did.

Kristin Armstrong, Mile Markers blog, Runner’s World.com 





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Runner's World magazine, published by Rodale since 1971 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Winning is not about headlines and hardware [medals]. It’s only about attitude. A winner is a person who goes out today and every day and attempts to be the best runner and best person he can be. Winning is about struggle and effort and optimism, and never, ever, ever giving up.

Amby Burfoot, Editor-at-Large, Runner’s World


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I just go out there and feel like, ‘This is hard, but this is great.’ I just feel so incredibly alive. And I feel healthy and inspired when I run a race, even if it’s not my best day.

Tina Ingegneri, Runner’s World Challenger of the Week