Inside our May 2013 issue

Runner's World - May 2013 issue

Be prepared for every step of your marathon and full proof your body against injury. All this and more in our May 2013 issue!

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Build your model marathon

You’ve done the hard work. Now here’s everything you need, piece by piece, to maximise your performance: from the perfect warm-up, pace and fuel strategies, to how to physically and mentally handle every part of race day.

Don't get hurt

Proper form helps. So does adding strength, or finding the right shoes. But if you’re serious about sidestepping time on the sofa, you need to do all three.

How fast should I run?

Do this eight-minute test to determine your best intensity for all types of runs.

Avoid race day disasters

We runners are planners. We pick races, plot strategies and work hard for weeks, months, years, to hit our goals. Yet too often disaster strikes on race day, and we’re hobbled by cramps, gutted by stomach distress and slowed or sidelined by unforeseen demons...