As a widespread fitness phenomenon, running traces its roots back to the 1960s. As a competitive sport, it dates back well over two centuries. If you've fallen for the feel of the road beneath your feet and the wind on your face, or even if you’re just getting started, the Web is a great sources of running information. For a Spanish-language version of the Guide, click here.

Getting Started Running

Training advice, race results, event calendars, and gear reviews are plentiful online. Web versions ... read more »

Coverage of Elite Running

For those interested in following elite running, a number of sites offer expanded coverage, ... read more »

Statistics and Running Record-Holders

Running is a game of numbers. Runners have three opponents: themselves, their competitors, and the ... read more »

Training for Runners of All Levels

Hard work and intelligent training are essential when it comes to running faster and farther, no ... read more »

Web Tools to Help Runners Train

Although your actual training is done on the road, track, or trails, it can be enhanced by a few ... read more »

Buying Running Shoes and Apparel

Different factors, including the shape of your foot, your stride, weight, and the volume of your ... read more »

Running Organizations and Governing Bodies

Like all worldwide sports, there are both domestic and international organizations that preside ... read more »

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