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Short Wave host Emily Kwong (right) and her sister ran a marathon together in 2021. Emily shares some of what she learned about training for it. Beck Harlan/NPR hide caption

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Emily Runs A Marathon

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A jogger runs on Santa Monica State Beach on April 10 in Santa Monica, Calif. Running is one form of exercise that meets social distancing guidelines. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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How Runners Can Keep Themselves And Others Safe During The Pandemic

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Katie Visco makes her way through the deserts of central Australia, accompanied by her husband, Henley Phillips, on his bike behind her. Paul Rainbow/Courtesy of Katie Visco hide caption

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Runners assemble at the starting line of the third annual Qingyuan marathon. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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In Fast-Paced China, Marathon Craze Is Off And Running (Despite A Clumsy Start)

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Two members of the U.S. Army lead the pack in the 5,000 meters at the U.S. Olympic Trials earlier this month in Eugene, Ore. Shadrack Kipchirchir (right), did not make the team in the 5,000, but did qualify in the 10,000. Paul Chelimo (second from right), qualifed in the 5,000. Tom Banse/Northwest News Network hide caption

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Fast-Track Program: Kenyan Runners Join U.S. Army — And Olympic Team

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