Articles by Mario Fraioli

Ask Mario: Which Running Shoes Should I Buy?

There is not a "best" running shoe for beginners — but the good news is there are lots of excellent options.

New Runner: No Pain, No Gain?

Learning to listen to your body can save you a lot of time and frustration.

The 5 Most Troublesome Running Injuries

Are you amongst the running wounded? You're likely suffering from one of these annoying injuries.

Ask Mario: Can You Recommend A Speed-Distance Device?

Our resident coach answers your questions!

Ask Mario: Can I Push Hard For Two Races In The Same Week?

Q. Mario, I signed up for a 1/2 marathon on October 5th and the Army Ten Miler October 12th. Was this a good idea? Should I run in between

The Western Statesman: How Rob Krar Won Western States

We caught up with the 37-year-old after he captured his first Western States 100 title on Saturday.

Kim Conley Realizes National Championship Dream

The Sacramento resident won the 10,000m U.S. championship in front of her home fans Thursday night.

Ask Mario: Do I Really Need A Recovery Week?

Recovery is important, even when you're feeling great and have some momentum built up.

The Importance Of Varying Your Running Surfaces

Are you stuck in a running rut? Take your running where it's never been before--quite literally.

Ask Mario: Any Ideas For A New Goal After Setting A Marathon PR?

Mario Fraioli describes how to tackle a new challenge after setting a personal best in the marathon.

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