Running

Why Is He Still Running?

Noah Davis takes a look at Wade Barrett's transition from professional soccer player to semi-serious ultramarathoner.

An All-Night Run Through the Mountains of Chamonix

When it comes to the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc, one of the world's most grueling footraces, they say you should always expect the unexpected. And, this year, that couldn't have been more true.

Win or Die Trying

The U.S. will send three legitimate medal contenders to London to compete in the women’s marathon, an event traditionally dominated by East African and Russian runners. And while Davila and Goucher...

On the Trail of the White Horse

On Tuesday March 27, ultrarunner Micah True set off on a 12-mile run in the Gila National Forest and didn't return. Days later, writer Christopher McDougall took off on a not-so-unfamiliar quest,...

42. Second Chances

Hurdler Lolo Jones was the feel-good story of the Beijing Olympics, until a tiny mistake cost her a medal—and made her tale even more compelling. This year, the Iowa-raised track phenom is back and...