About Mark

Photo by Sarah Remy

Mark Remy is a writer, editor, and runner in Pennyslvania’s Lehigh Valley, where he lives with his wife, two children, dog, and cat. He has been at Runner’s World, the world’s leading running publication, since January 2007 — for the first 5 1/2 years as executive editor of RunnersWorld.com, which won a National Magazine Award for Digital Excellence Online, and currently as editor at large. He is the author of RunnersWorld.com’s popular Remy’s World blog, which he has been writing since September 2007.

Mark has been a runner since 1994 and has run 24 marathons (including six Bostons) with a personal record of 2:46. He has run 1:16 for the half-marathon and 16:29 for the 5K. (Note: All of those PR’s were run in 1999; see The Runner’s Rule Book, Rule 1.51.)

He is the author of  The Runner’s Rule Book (Rodale, 2009); The Runner’s Field Manual (Rodale, 2010); and C is for Chafing (2011), the first picture book ever to include both an illustration of a runner vomiting and an illustration of a child doing 400-meter repeats on an outdoor track.


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