Whitney Spivey

Whitney Spivey

Author's Bio

Whitney Spivey (Dreier) is a three-time Boston Marathon finisher, a member of the U.S. National Snowshoe Racing Team, and an expert baker (check out her DIY energy bar recipe here). 

The Hydration Pack You Need

Outside Online's Whitney Dreier had lost all hope for hydration packs, but then a friend and running expert introduced her to Nathan's race-targeted hydration systems. Enter the Nathan Zeal, a pack...

Nut Butters Recalled

nSpired Natural Foods is voluntarily recalling its Arrowhead Mills peanut butter, MaraNatha almond butters, and several other private-label products sold under the Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Kroger,...

9 Questions with Joan Benoit Samuelson

On August 5, 1984, a 27-year-old Joan Benoit ran through a tunnel into the L.A. Coliseum and won the first women's Olympic marathon with a time of 2:24:52. Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the her...

Discover the Outdoors in America's Most Secret Town

Earlier this week, the tiny town of Los Alamos, New Mexico, won Liveability's "Best Small Town" contest for its diversity, education, population growth, health, and civic engagement. Although we...

High Society, Higher Trails

The Leadville Race Series is right around the corner, and if you've scored one of the two suites at the Governor's Mansion, consider yourselves lucky. The historic building on Eighth Street is not...

Rob Krar Wins Western States 100

If facial hair is any indication of ultrarunning ability, then Rob Krar's bearded win at the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run should come as no surprise (well, that and the fact that he was...

Armstrong Headed to Court

Last year, Lance Armstrong requested to dismiss a $100 million lawsuit that was filed against him by the U.S. government. Armstrong's attorneys argued the case was too old to bring under the six-year...

Galen Rupp Breaks His Own American Record

The University of Oregon's historic Hayward Field is the place to break a track and field record. Just ask Galen Rupp, who broke his own American record for the 10,000 meters on Friday...

Mo Farah's Favorite Shoe

Who doesn't love Mo Farah? The current Olympic and world champion in both the 5,000 and 10,000 ran a 2:08:21 in the 2014 London Marathon, coined the Mobot, and inspired one of the most hilarious...

The Man Who Brought Running to Boulder

In 1970, Boulder, Colorado, was the only town above 5,000 feet in the United States that had a permanent indoor track. That alone was reason enough for Frank Shorter to move there. “I could do...

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