Articles by Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

  • Jeptoo Repeats At Boston In Record Time

    • Published Apr. 21, 2014
    • Updated 2 days ago

    Top-three women all break previous course record; Shalane Flanagan finishes seventh in 2:22:02, a personal best.

  • Video: Abdi's Pre-Boston Marathon Interview

    • Published 5 days ago

    Abdi Abdirahman talks about what it would mean for an American to win the 2014 Boston Marathon.

  • Will This Be The Year An American Wins Boston?

    • Published Apr. 18, 2014
    • Updated 5 days ago

    "[An American win] would be beyond words," says Meb Keflezighi.

  • Flagstaff: The Runner's Vacation Spot

    • Published Apr. 16, 2014
    • Updated 19 hours ago

    Experience a runner's "high" on the trails of this Northern Arizona town.

  • Boston Marathon Race-Week Tapering Tips

    • Published Apr. 14, 2014
    • Updated Apr. 14, 2014 at 4:38 PM UTC

    Use these five simple strategies to make your Boston Marathon race-week experience less nerve-racking.

  • The Art Of Peaking For A Goal Race

    • Published Apr. 3, 2014
    • Updated Apr. 4, 2014 at 9:33 AM UTC

    Being truly race-ready on race day is trickier than you might think.

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