Though a top-three finish in Saturday's Olympic marathon trials would earn Deena Kastor a spot in her fourth Games, the 38-year-old new mom is aiming higher.
Not every elite distance runner in New York is racing the marathon this weekend. Several top Americans saving their best 26.2-mile effort for January's Olympic trials are racing a 5K on Saturday instead.
Injury-free, gluten-free and pain-free, the pro distance runner explains how finding the right doctor, location, coach and teammates made all the difference in striving toward her Olympic goals.
After losing her husband, her health and her confidence, distance runner Alicia Shay finds her footing on the path back to living.
In honor of National Sleep Week, marathon runner Erin Strout offers some suggestions on how to adjust your sleep schedule to your workout regimen. Step one: put down the iPhone!