Can running replace public transportation in New York City? Noah Davis tried to find out.
Noah Davis takes a look at Wade Barrett's transition from professional soccer player to semi-serious ultramarathoner.
What does the popularity of a zombie-themed obstacle race say about American society?
Like many fanatical sports, ultrarunning comes with its own set of vocabulary. Though it's nothing compared to baseball, here are a few words and phrases from the ultrarunner's lexicon.
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.
Meaghen Brown, on the ground in Chamonix, France, for one of the world's most grueling footraces, looks at some of this year's top contenders.
A preview of the 2012 Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc in Chamonix, France.
A collection of facts and figures about what is widely considered to be one of the toughest footraces in the world.
In August 2012, 34-year-old ultrarunner Michael Popov set out for a six-mile solo training run in the 120-degree heat of Death Valley, California. It turned out to be his last. Now his friends in the...
Meb Keflezighi shut up his doubters in January when he came back from an injury to win the 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials. Here are the songs he's using to get ready for the big race.
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...
If you're looking for a rabbit, Dusty Olson is one of the world's best. And as is often the case, Olson is known less for the pace he sets than for the man he paces: The ultrarunning legend Scott...
Outside talks to the man who kick-started the minimalist revolution.
It’s not as hard as you think
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,...