Running

New Balance 759

With the 759, New Balance went back to the drawing board. Using tougher, lighter, and more pliable materials than previous neutral trainers, they've served up the sleekest, most stripped-down model...

Nike Free Run+

The Free Run gets about as close to barefoot running as most people will want to go, with an ultra-flexible, stripped-down design that strengthens your feet while inspiring an uninhibited,...

Asics Gel-Nimbus 12

Some runners are light on their feet; others need some cushioning. For the latter group, we recommend the new Gel-Nimbus. With its generous foam-and-gel landing pad, the Nimbus took the sting out...

Adidas Solution

If you pronate, you don't want to be reminded with each step. The "light stability" Solution supports moderate ankle wobbling, but it feels more like a gentle guide than a stern correction. That's...

Merrell CTR Cruise

Time for a run—or a hike? The CTR Cruise is ready for either. It's just light, flexible, and cushioned enough for trail running—with a higher-than-average ankle cuff that gives it good side-to...

How to Run in the Heat

The latest endurance booster might give you a headache. A new study published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise found that runners who drank a ten-ounce...

Best Towns 2010: Ashland, Oregon

POPULATION 20,996MEDIAN HOME PRICE $395,000HOMETOWN HERO Hal Koerner, two-time Western States 100 winner, owner of Ashland's Rogue...

Best Towns 2010: Mammoth Lakes, CA

With a world-class ski resort (Mammoth Mountain Ski Area) and the second-largest contiguous wilderness area in the lower 48 (John Muir and others) off the back porch, Mammoth Lakes (pop. 7,392)...

The 50 Best Places to Work in 2010

How we picked them: First, with help from the Outdoor Industry Association, we got the word out to eligible applicants--nonprofit or for-profit companies with at least 15 employees working in...

Adventure Icon: Nikki Kimball

[38, BOZEMAN, MONTANA]Fun? The race? Fun? Yeah, there were parts of it that were fun. One time, five of us were running along the singletrack and saw this wasp nest, and there was nothing...

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