Articles in every issue address all aspects of running among all ages. It provides calendars with dates of marathons and half marathons, and shares training plans developed for multiple terrains and distances.
Nutrition is treated as an especially important part of a runner's physical fitness and training. The magazine also prints interesting features about running and how people use it to overcome personal challenges, lose weight, or bond with their families.
Additional topics that regularly receive attention are injury prevention tips and developing mental toughness. In every issue, "Gear" is a column that makes recommendations on essential items, like apparel, shoes, exercise equipment, and headphones, music players, and apps. Runner's World magazine publishes popular annual runner's product guides including the Running Shoe Guide and Trail Shoe Guide.
Runner's World is an invaluable magazine subscription to help in training for a long-distance run!