The Toughest Footrace in the World
When you enter the Western States 100—a day-and-night endurance run in the Sierra Nevada—you can "mature a lot."
The Sweetest Running Swag
If you're in it for the long haul, you might as well haul it in.
Americans Can Now Legally Run Cuba's Havana Marathon
Tour companies are offering new and unique ways to explore formerly forbidden countries. So what's the catch?
What Can I Use on Long Runs Instead of Energy Gels?
The Road Less Sprinted: The Rise of Fastest Known Time
A growing number of trail runners are finding a new way to test themselves—without race fees, bibs, or finish line chutes—in search of virgin trail and new course records.
Marathoners Chase Round-Number Finishes
Nine million data points determine we’re all irrational
Why the Mile Is Dead (and Worth Saving)
Sixty years removed from Roger Bannister’s breakthrough run, the distance is all but dead in the U.S. But a new organization hopes to change all that—and rebuild running from the mile up.
The Runner's Ticking Time Bomb?
Why runners need to pay more attention to their hearts
Why Fighting for the Treadmill With a View Is Worth It
New research suggests that some of the physiological benefits of working out outside can be mimicked by adaptions to an indoor routine.
Inside Meb's Win at the Boston Marathon
Four days after becoming the first American man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983, Meb Keflezighi was in high demand. But he took a few minutes to discuss with us exactly what was going through his head during the courageous run.
Walk of No Shame
Slowing down during runs will make you stronger and faster, so no more regretting the times you break into a stroll
10 Running Myths That Are Slowing You Down
Still running barefoot, munching glucosamine, and grinding out junk miles? Time to heed to the latest science.
How Should I Prepare for My First Trail Race?
Eyes on the Pack: How Meb Keflezighi Will Blitz the Boston Marathon
The Marathon superstar knows all the right—and wrong—moves required to win a race. Here's his game plan following the starting gun.