Whitney Dreier

Author's Bio

Whitney Dreier (@wdreier) is an associate online editor for Outside. She is a three-time Boston Marathon finisher, the 2012 and 2014 New Mexico women's snowshoe racing state champion, and an expert baker (check out her DIY energy bar recipe here).

The Gold Standard in Leadville

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... Read More

Armstrong Headed to Court

It looks like Lance Armstrong’s courtroom battles are not quite over: a federal judge has declared that the whistleblower suit filed against him by the U.S. government—which was... Read More

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...

The Best Beach Town to Raise a Family

Pro beach volleyball player Todd Rogers lives less than half an hour from the Pacific Coast. But surprisingly, the beach isn’t his favorite thing about living in sunny Solvang, California. “It is...

Can Adventure Fix a Broken Family?

In 2009, divorced documentary filmmaker Sprague Theobald took his kids on a 8,500-mile adventure across the Northwest Passage to see if adventure can repair a broken family.

Why Snowboarder Nate Holland Loves Idaho

“Once a bustling logging town, Sandpoint has embraced it's natural beauty to become an amazing resort town drawing people near and far to enjoy it's beauty and recreational possibilities,” says...

The Best Place to be a Distance Runner

On April 13, Ryan Vail finished tenth at the London Marathon—the highest finish by an American man since Meb placed ninth in 2009. The Portland, Oregon-native, who was also the top American finisher...

Nick Symmonds Runs Boise

You might know Nick Symmonds as the 5-time USATF 800-meter champion. Or as the 2013 world champion who dedicated his silver medal to his gay and lesbian friends as a protest against Russian laws. Or...

Michael Phelps Ends Retirement

On April 24 to 26, Michael Phelps will compete for the first time since the London Olympics. According to the Associated Press, the 22-time Olympic medalist will swim the 100-meter butterfly and... Read More