Running

Be the Perfect Training Buddy

I’ve sometimes been a horrible running buddy. And I need help. Which is where Jerry Macari, founder and coach of New York City’s RunUrban training programs, comes in. She’s here to make me—and...

Go Fast to Get Faster, Marathoners

If you’re lining up in the marathon corral without having used starting blocks, you’re doing yourself a serious disservice. True speed work—training your maximal velocity—belongs in every runner’s...

Thanksgiving's Best Turkey Trots

Buckle up those shoes, pilgrim; it's time for a turkey trot. Do you know which race you're hitting up? We do.

The 10 Golden Rules of Running

Alberto Salazar has almost given his life to the sport on multiple occasions—he was once read his last rites after crossing a finish line with a 108-degree fever—and he's lived to share a few pieces...

Tyson Gay and the Fountain of Youth

Following the revelation that the American sprinter tested positive for a banned substance, reports have connected Tyson Gay with an "anti-aging" clinic in Georgia. Brian Alexander explains why...

The Painful Ecstasy of Ultrarunning

Midway through her first 50-mile trail race, Katie Arnold finds out that running may just be the easiest thing in the world—once you get over the competition, pain, and landscape that doesn't seem to...