There are so many reasons why we run and we’re here for them all—from the mental to the physical to the spiritual. With fall’s race season ahead, United States of Running is your go-to guide. Whether you’re crushing 5Ks or marathons, you have all the intel you need to put your best foot forward.

  1. FINALLY: HERE ARE THE DEFINITIONS TO THE WEIRD RUNNING TERMS YOU’VE NEVER UNDERSTOOD

  2. Why running solo as a woman is way different than it is for a man

  3. What Every Marathon Runner Needs to Know the Week Before Race Day

  4. 3 NYC MARATHON VETS TESTED OUT NEW TRAINING SHOES—HERE’S THEIR REVIEW

  5. There's never been a better time to be a woman runner

  6. How to fall in love with running—even if you hate it

  7. Follow these core exercises and running will get so. much. easier.

  8. 3 COMMON ISSUES RUNNERS FACE IN THE MONTH LEADING UP TO A MARATHON—AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT THEM

  9. With a $5 hack, I've created the perfect headphones for running

  10. THIS IS THE SCENIC CHICAGO RUNNING ROUTE THAT WILL MAKE YOUR LONG RUNS BREEZE BY

  11. IF YOU GO ON ONE RUN IN NYC, MAKE IT THIS TRAINER’S SCENIC GO-TO ROUTE

  12. What to eat before and after running, according to nutrition pros

  13. 4 WAYS TO PERFECT YOUR RUNNING FORM, IN GIFS

  14. HOW THIS FITNESS GURU TURNS HER RUNNING ROUTINE INTO A TOTAL RITUAL

  15. WE TAPPED 3 RUNNING EXPERTS TO TRY THESE JUST-DROPPED SNEAKERS—HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED

  16. HOW TO MARATHON TRAIN WITHOUT EATING A TON OF CARBS

  17. Side stitches can wreck a workout (and quick)—here's how to ditch them on the fly

  18. 6 rules you've heard about running to break right now...

  19. Is it better for your body to run in the morning or at night?

  20. 4 expert strategies every runner should know to stave off shin splits

  21. Lost your running mojo? Here's how to get it back

  22. 5 of the most common running injuries and how to fix them

  23. The 3-part strategy to conquer any distance, according to a run coach