Springy soles, stiffer shoes, lightweight materials. When does shoe design give some runners an unfair advantage?
Running shoes with springs in the soles have been touted as the next big thing in shoe design. But they won't turn a weekend warrior into an Olympian.
Landing your feet quietly may help prevent running injuries.
Do you land on your heel or forefoot when running? Listening to your technique might give you a clue and reduce your chances of injury.
Kenyan-born Ruth Jebet, just 19, waves the Bahraini flag after winning gold over Kenyan competitors at the Rio Olympics.
Kenya's international success in track and field hides management inefficiencies and corruption that have frustrated athletes and fed a pipeline of runners willing to ditch the national flag
Bolting past the finish line.
ave Thompson / PA Archive/Press Association Images
In order to become a better runner, you need to consider these factors first.
Be in the running.
The mind matters when it comes to marathon running, and here are some top mental tips to help you on your way.
Intensive sun exposure for marathon runners in the middle of the day could lead to sunburn, skin cancer and cataracts.
Runners have a greater risk of developing skin cancer because they are more likely have sun damage on their skin as a result of chronic sun exposure.