Whitney Spivey

Whitney Spivey

Whitney Spivey (Dreier) is a three-time Boston Marathon finisher, a member of the U.S. National Snowshoe Racing Team, and an expert baker (check out her DIY energy bar recipe here).


The Best Snowshoes of 2017

Over the river and through the woods.  [photo]2120971[/photo] Fimbulvetr Hikr Best For: Deep Snow Breaking trail in winter is just about the most difficult workout you can do....

Whitney Spivey
Oct 3, 2016

The Hydration Pack You Need

Outside Online's Whitney Dreier had lost all hope for hydration packs, but then a friend and running expert introduced her to Nathan's race-targeted hydration systems. Enter the Nathan Zeal, a pack...

Whitney Spivey
Aug 21, 2014

Nut Butters Recalled

nSpired Natural Foods is voluntarily recalling its Arrowhead Mills peanut butter, MaraNatha almond butters, and several other private-label products sold under the Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Kroger,...

Whitney Spivey
Aug 20, 2014

9 Questions with Joan Benoit Samuelson

On August 5, 1984, a 27-year-old Joan Benoit ran through a tunnel into the L.A. Coliseum and won the first women's Olympic marathon with a time of 2:24:52. Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the her...

Whitney Spivey
Jul 30, 2014

Discover the Outdoors in America's Most Secret Town

Earlier this week, the tiny town of Los Alamos, New Mexico, won Liveability's "Best Small Town" contest for its diversity, education, population growth, health, and civic engagement. Although we...

Whitney Spivey
Jul 25, 2014

High Society, Higher Trails

The Leadville Race Series is right around the corner, and if you've scored one of the two suites at the Governor's Mansion, consider yourselves lucky. The historic building on Eighth Street is not...

Whitney Spivey
Jul 18, 2014

Rob Krar Wins Western States 100

If facial hair is any indication of ultrarunning ability, then Rob Krar's bearded win at the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run should come as no surprise (well, that and the fact that he was...

Whitney Spivey
Jun 28, 2014

Armstrong Headed to Court

Last year, Lance Armstrong requested to dismiss a $100 million lawsuit that was filed against him by the U.S. government. Armstrong's attorneys argued the case was too old to bring under the six-year...

Whitney Spivey
Jun 20, 2014

Galen Rupp Breaks His Own American Record

The University of Oregon's historic Hayward Field is the place to break a track and field record. Just ask Galen Rupp, who broke his own American record for the 10,000 meters on Friday...

Whitney Spivey
Jun 2, 2014

Mo Farah's Favorite Shoe

Who doesn't love Mo Farah? The current Olympic and world champion in both the 5,000 and 10,000 ran a 2:08:21 in the 2014 London Marathon, coined the Mobot, and inspired one of the most hilarious...

Whitney Spivey
Jun 1, 2014