Some runners manage to sail over the climbs and dips between Hopkinton and Copley Square with remarkable success, even on their first try. Those who do are the ones who come prepared. Here are my ten tips (learned the hard way) to prepare for taming the hills of Boston.
The downhill sections of Boston can be just as dangerous as the uphills. Making sure your body is prepared for them can make a huge difference on race day. We show you how to be ready for the downhills of Boston, even if you do not live near hills!
The Boston Marathon Pace Calculator will help you establish the perfect target race pace over the fabled Boston Marathon hills. The pace calculator will help ensure that all of your hard training for race day isn't wasted with a poor race strategy.
This article outlines the course-specific training and the 4 key workouts you need to perform in training to run your best at the Boston Marathon
Former BAA coach Terry Shea shares with us the secrets of the Boston marathon course and how to tailor your training to prepare your body for race day.
We interview Boston Marathon race director, Dave McGillivray to hear his inspiring story, and learn how the Boston Marathon became as big as it did.