Inside this issue: January 2016

Runner's World January 2016 issue

Spring back into action post-Christmas with our January 2016 issue. Whether you're training for a spring marathon, rehabbing an injury or simply in need of inspiration, we've got it covered. Oh, and there's chocolate.

How to run your best marathon

Training season for spring 26.2s is kicking off! We've got the essential info whether you're a marathon master or total beginner. Our resident coach Sam Murphy breaks down everything you need to know, from training and recovery to the logistics of fitting it all in.

Beat running injuries for good

Injury-prone runners, rejoice! We've got the lowdown on how to rehab five of the most common running injuries, including IT band syndrome, shin splints and plantar fasciitis.

Incarcerated athletes

Oregon State Penitentiary helps inmates rehabilitate through the power of running. Michael Heald went inside to see the impact face to face.

Choc full of goodness

That's right - we're actually encouraging you to eat chocolate. Studies have found that it can lower your risk of various illnesses and that people who eat it tend regularly to weight less than those who don't. Find out how to satisfy your cocoa cravings while boosting your health.

Gear of the year

2015 has been a mighty year for running gear. Check out our must-have items and make sure you run with the best.

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