Running

The NYC Marathon: A Comeback Story

Last year, Hurricane Sandy put the kibosh on Gotham's biggest road race; this year the runners are back, and more jubilant than ever.

Tips for Traveling Runners

Getting to the starting line can be just as difficult as getting to the finishline. Veteran marathoner and travel pro Tyler McCandless share his essential travel tips.

The Pain Games

An obstacle-racing obsessed filmmaker aims to find out why suffering has become America's favorite new sports pastime.

Beating the Boys

Recent endurance milestones in open-water swimming and ultra-distance trail running suggest that women may one day be faster than men

Miracle Mile

What do you get when you combine six eye surgeons, thirteen runners, six educators, two nonprofits, 871 cataract patients, 63,000 students, two of the fastest men on the planet, and one trail race in...

Running For Ethiopia

What do you get when you combine six eye surgeons, thirteen runners, six educators, two nonprofits, 871 cataract patients, 63,000 students, two of the fastest men on the planet, and one trail race...

An Ultrarunner's Long Road Back

Charlie Engle was a crack addict who saved himself through ultrarunning, becoming an adventure-film star known around the world. Then he was convicted of mortgage fraud and sent to prison. [Oops.]...

60 Hours of Hell: The Story of the Barkley Marathons

Inspired by a notorious assassin’s escape from prison, the Barkley Marathons just might be the toughest race on the planet, a 100-mile-long, unsupported slog through the Tennessee backcountry that...

From the Finish Line: Writer Whitney Dreier

Just after I finished the Boston Marathon, we met up at the family meeting area, which is a block from the finish, and had been sitting there 15-20 minutes when we heard this boom. I thought it was...

Boston Marathon: From the Finish Line

We had a handful of writers running the 117th Boston Marathon on Monday when a series of explosions rocked the city. Here are some of their stories.