Martin Fritz Huber

Should You Run With a Hangover?

Oscar Wilde was definitely onto something when he noted that, “alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, may produce all the effects of drunkenness.” Unfortunately, sufficient quantities of alcohol...

5 People Saving Running's Reputation

The sport of distance running certainly has its problems, but an excess of media coverage is not one of them. Unlike the "Big 4" American sports leagues, from which there is no reprieve, mainstream...

How to Pick a (Marathon) Major

As sporting events go, one of the most appealing aspects of the marathon is that it allows amateurs to participate in the same race as the best of the best. This is unusual, to say the least. Yes, it...

Tested: Nike’s New Self-Lacing Shoe

Nike's new self-lacing shoe is cool, but we're wondering whether the technology— Nicknamed E.A.R.L. for electro-reactive-adaptive-lacing—is here to stay.

A Beautiful (But Brutal) Multi-Day Race in Antarctica

Nature writer and Explorers Club fellow Barry Lopez once wrote that Antarctica’s landscape “retained Earth’s primitive link, however tenuous, with space, with the void that stretched out to Jupiter...

A Totally Biased Case for Running

Popular as the sport may be, running is not everyone's idea of a swell time. I'm a runner, but I know plenty of people who would rather skin up a mountain in a blizzard or play 18 mosquito-plagued...

A Brief History of the Run Across America

After running an average of 72 miles for 42 days, Pete Kostelnick made it to New York City on Monday. In doing so, he broke the record for the fastest run across the country, an undertaking that has...

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