Amby Burfoot, Runner's World

Amby Burfoot

Runner's World

Stonington, CT, United States

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Past articles by Amby:

After Triple Bypass Heart Surgery, Dave McGillivray Is Back Running

Runner’s World sat in on the Boston Marathon director’s cardio-pulmonary exercise test at Massachusetts General Hospital. → Read More

With Four in Top 10, U.S. Men Are Pleased With Their New York City Marathon Showing

Olympian Jared Ward led the way with a strong return to form. → Read More

Haven’t Heard of Shura Kitata? You’ll Probably See Him up Front on Sunday

The 22-year-old Ethiopian wants to put his name up there with greats from his country. → Read More

Utah Woman Takes on St. George Marathon for 42nd Straight Year

Debbie Zockoll ran the inaugural marathon back in 1977, and hasn’t let multiple cancer diagnoses keep her from the starting line since. → Read More

The Only Way to Celebrate Runs on Pi Day: Lots and Lots of Circles

​One group in Iowa gets loopy with its 3.14-mile run every year for Pi Day, March 14. → Read More

How to Run a Marathon: Jared Ward’s Top Five Tips

In his fourth marathon, the 27-year-old earned a spot on the Olympic team bound for Rio. → Read More

What Does the Royal Wedding Have to Do With Marathons? Everything!

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot at a site that looms large in running history. → Read More

Top Marathoners Swear By This High-Carb Drink—Even Without Endorsement Deals

Maurten is used by some of the fastest runners in the world. Can it work for you? → Read More

Is the Boston Marathon Course Tougher Than the Other Marathon Majors?

​A new journal paper proposes that Boston is unfairly regarded as faster than the other world marathon majors. → Read More

6 Tips for Older Runners to Stay Happy and Healthy

Simple advice for older runners on how to stay active and injury-free. → Read More

Who Was That Guy Who Attacked Kathrine Switzer 50 Years Ago?

Jock Semple organized the Boston Marathon for more than 30 years, and he was much loved by those who understood his passion for running and following the rules. → Read More

What Does It Take To Run 100,000 Miles?

These 20 runners have hit the milestone. They offer advice and inspiration from their lives on the road. → Read More

Runners Have Much Healthier Knees Than Scientists Thought

A new study looked in-depth on whether if more miles equals bad news for your knees. → Read More

Jared Ward and a Mind Made for the Marathon

He’s an academic statistician and numbers geek, but he followed the simplest of all paths to become an Olympic marathoner: Build, build stronger, build higher. → Read More

Running Scared

There’s only one thing more powerful than the desire to win the Boston Marathon: the fear of losing it. → Read More

Exercise Fights Cancer Tumors Directly

Increased blood flow via exercise appears to reduce cancer growth and spread. → Read More

Want to Lose Weight or Boost Performance? Eat More Protein

Four new studies highlight the importance of protein in a runner's diet. → Read More

Finish Your Next Race Like Meb

Making a friend at the finish line—as Meb Keflezighi did in Boston—helps us celebrate each other and our love of the sport. → Read More

7 Steps to Staying Slim and Healthy

Quick tips to keep you slimmer. → Read More

Why Runners From Michigan Do Well at Boston

Dathan Ritzenhein, who makes his Boston Marathon debut on Monday, hopes to join the list of Great Lakes State residents who have excelled at the race. → Read More