Meaghen Brown

Author's Bio

Meaghen Brown is an assistant editor at Outside and part-time amateur ultrarunner. She tweets occasionally (@meaghenbrown) and has a serious weakness for pickles and pop country music.

This Man Will Make Nordic Skiing Cool

Simi Hamilton is bring nordic skiing back. He won a solo World Cup race in Switzerland last year–the first for an American in 30 years. And this winter, at the World Championships in Falun, Sweden,...

Finally, Someone Gets Women's Gear Right

Since Black Diamond first released its apparel line in January 2013, we’ve enviously admired our boyfriends', coworkers', and brothers’ jackets. Which is why we were so excited when the company...

The Best Women's Jackets of 2015

This winter's jacket selection has something great for rambling around town, up the mountain, and everywhere in between.

Patagonia Wants to Save the Planet

For more than four decades, Patagonia has worked hard to set the bar high when it comes to sustainable outdoor clothing. With the launch of Truth to Materials—a seven-piece collection made from...

8 Training Secrets from Meb Keflezighi

Last April at the Boston Marathon, when at the seven-mile mark Meb Keflezighi pulled away from one of the strongest fields in the race’s 118-year history, the other elite runners let him go.

Adventure Sports Have a Girl Problem

Tired of seeing great footage of female skiers left on the cutting room floor, Lynsey Dyer dove into a ski film showcasing girls who rip—and hopefully inspiring more girls to do the same.

Ultrarunning's Humble Champion

With a series of impressive 100-mile wins under his belt and perhaps the most fitting name ever bestowed upon a shoe-salesman-slash-ultrarunner, Mike Foote seems to be doing everything right.

The Painful Truth About Running Fast

When Outside Gear Editor Meaghen Brown toed the line of her first Marathon this past May, she wasn't thinking "just finish"—she was thinking "finish fast." Meaghen's run many longer...