Running

Shave a Minute Off Your 5K

If you're training for a 5K road race, chances are you're doing plenty of distance and tempo runs. But although these workouts will get your slow-twitch muscle fibers into shape, you shouldn't...

9 Nutrition Mistakes Beginning Runners Make

If you’re searching for a pill to get you lean fast or magically improve your mile time without putting in the work, it’s time to sober up. There is no quick fix. Train smart, work...

The 77-Year-Old Fitness Guru

How do you take your life back after almost completely losing any ability to move? Henry Hawk, a 77-year-old fitness instructor and “homeboy” from Arkansas, is not the prime...

Reach Your Fitness Goals with Mountain Athletics

Hal Koerner is considered one of the top ultrarunners in America. However, he wasn't always one of the elite runners in the country. When he was 21, Hal was partying and drinking too...

The Triple Threat Who Can't Be Stopped

When 21-year-old Lukas Verzbicas turned pro as a triathlete, he got death threats. As a teenager, he’d been billed as the next great hope in American running, becoming only the fifth high...

A Killer Course

I have now been to Hardrock five times. I’ve paced and crewed three former winners, and last year I 

How to Run in a Foreign Land

Running in another country is a high-risk, high-reward endeavor. Set off from your hotel, hostel, or Airbnb without a clue where you’re going and you can just as easily find yourself in an...

The Toughest Footrace in the World

It is ironic that Mike Catlin missed the start of the race. For two months, the 27-year old exercise physiology graduate student from Davis, California, had spent his weekends on the trail of...

The Sweetest Running Swag

Going the distance means getting some goodies. And no, we aren’t talking just the sense of accomplishment you feel at the finish line. We are talking freebies, treasures, and swag&mdash...

Americans Can Now Legally Run Cuba's Havana Marathon

For many people, running and travel go hand-in-hand. Sure, hometown marathons are fun, but what better excuse to see the world than to sign up for an event in an exotic locale? Now, runners...

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