A kick isn’t about speeding up, it’s about not slowing down

December 24th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

A recent study of the races of Olympic finalists and semi-finalists is changing out understanding of a runner’s kick


How much do marathon pacers matter?

September 20th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Two out of three of Kipchoge’s pacers dropped out of the Berlin Marathon, and he ran a 2:01:39. This raises the question, how much do pacers affect a race?


Marathon pacing 101: How the heck to actually run a marathon

August 7th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

We break down three common strategies for pacing in the marathon and provide tips to help you decide which strategy might be the best for you


Women pace marathons better than men

December 11th, 2014 by Dan Way | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

“Although men are faster marathon runners than women (due to genetics) they are not the smartest. Women are 18.63% better at pacing.” This was a conclusion drawn from a new study that explored sex differences in […]


How to properly pace a marathon

September 25th, 2014 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

Ask five runners how best to pace a marathon and you’ll likely get five different responses. “Even pacing.” “Run a negative split.” “Start slow, finish fast.” “Use a heart rate monitor.” “Use your Garmin.” […]