Running

The 50 Best Places to Work in 2010

How we picked them: First, with help from the Outdoor Industry Association, we got the word out to eligible applicants--nonprofit or for-profit companies with at least 15 employees working in...

Adventure Icon: Nikki Kimball

[38, BOZEMAN, MONTANA]Fun? The race? Fun? Yeah, there were parts of it that were fun. One time, five of us were running along the singletrack and saw this wasp nest, and there was nothing...

Vacation Homes: Buy Low, Sell Never

Everyone knows one of those guys whose grandparents bought a vacation home for peanuts when property was cheap. Once a year, you get invited—to the lake house, the slopeside cabin—and say the...

Editors' Choice: Not on the List

1. Zip-off pants. 2. "Doggles." Goggles. On your dog. Stop it. 3. Second tracks. 4. Trunk-mount bike racks....

Editors' Choice: 14-10

14. Any Book Written By Peter Matthiessen. Killing Mister Watson is a good place to start....

Editors' Choice: 29-25

29. Homegrown Hurt As in locally organized, down-home events. Some, like the Dale Ball Buster, a 13-mile trail run that correspondent Katie Arnold puts on here in Santa Fe...

Editors' Choice: 39-35

39. Going All In Even when cash is tight, we need to check out from the world every now and then—and spare no expense doing it. At least I do. I'm a great advocate...

Editors' Choice: 19-15

19. Kiehl's Face Protector It's SPF 30, fragrance-free, and, because it doesn't contain any water, won't freeze. $19; kiehls...

Nutrition for Runners

More than any other sport, running demands that you're careful about when and what you eat. San Diego–based exercise physiologist and running coach Jason Karp presents a basic strategy. ...

Marathon Training Plan

Hal Higdon, a former elite runner and 111-time marathoner, has helped tens of thousands of people get ready for their first marathon. Here he offers a customized plan specifically for active ...

New York City Marathon Tips

MILE 0: Take energy bars and a sports drink to the starting line. The wait is so long, you'll get hungry....

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