Running

From the Finish Line: Writer Whitney Dreier

In 2008 my husband, Matt, and I both ran the Boston Marathon. We didn't know each other at the time, so when we married in 2010, going back to Boston was on our list of things to do together.

From the Finish Line: 'Outside' Gear Guy Bob Parks

It was my first Boston Marathon, I had just finished, and I was trying to reach my wife. It was chaos—the typical crush at the finish line of any race. This being Boston, we were trying to...

How Running Explains the World

Krasnodar, Russia -- Russians, it would seem, do not particularly like, nor do they expect, a jogger to be trotting along the side of one of the narrow streets that wind through this city of 750...

Running Down a Dream

Not long after dark on a September Saturday in 1930, a young Navajo boy ran away from the Leupp Boarding School, a Bureau of Indian Affairs institution outside Flagstaff, Arizona. A watchman on...

New York City Is a Marathon

Signs posted around New York City make a simple request: "If you see something, say something." The subways and the Long Island Rail...

Why Is He Still Running?

The average soccer player can run more than six miles over 90 minutes. Wade Barrett runs 100 miles in 18 hours and 17 minutes. Wait, what? That's because Professional Soccer...

Run for, or Without, Your Life

Working Theory Re: America’s Obsession With Zombies #1: There is a large portion of the population frightened by the outgrowth of the non-human institution. Banks, the American...

An All-Night Run Through the Mountains of Chamonix

If there's one takeaway from all of the coverage leading up to this year's Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc, widely considered the most difficult footraces in the world—including that right here...

The North Face Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc

The North Face Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc is one of the world's most challenging ultra distance trail races, taking runners through drastic elevation gains and volatile weather conditions. Now...

Live From the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc

For the past 10 years, spandex-clad athletes from all over the world have made the pilgrimage to Chamonix for the sole purpose of running 100-plus miles around Mont Blanc in what is widely...

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