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 Man Who Brought Running to Boulder

In 1970, Boulder, Colorado, was the only town above 5,000 feet in the United States that had a permanent indoor track. That alone was reason enough for Frank Shorter to move there. “I could do...

Whitney Spivey
May 22, 2014

My Hometown: Snowboarder Nate Holland on Sandpoint, Idaho

“Once a bustling logging town, Sandpoint has embraced it's natural beauty to become an amazing resort town drawing people near and far to enjoy it's beauty and recreational possibilities,” says three...

Whitney Spivey
May 1, 2014

My Hometown: Runner Ryan Vail on Portland, Oregon

On April 13, Ryan Vail finished tenth at the London Marathon—the highest finish by an American man since Meb placed ninth in 2009. The Portland, Oregon-native, who was also the top American finisher...

Whitney Spivey
Apr 24, 2014

Gear Trends at the Boston Marathon

Run with 36,000 strangers, and someone else will probably have on the same outfit—or at least the same shoes.

Whitney Spivey
Apr 23, 2014

Michael Phelps Ends Retirement

Michael Phelps will compete for the first time since the London Olympics at the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Arizona, on April 24 to 26. 

Whitney Spivey
Apr 14, 2014

Running Legend Frank Shorter On Boston

Frank Shorter—who won gold in marathon in the 1972 Summer Olympics—is often credited for starting the running boom across the United States in the 1970s. Here, he tells Outside about his experience...

Whitney Spivey
Apr 10, 2014

Orange is the New Boston

Adidas first partnered with the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) back in 1989 to create a line of apparel—hats, jackets, tights, shirts, you name it—that runners could purchase at the marathon expo...

Whitney Spivey
Mar 31, 2014

Record Marathon Finishes in 2013

Last year was a record year for the marathon, according to Running USA’s Marathon Report. Approximately 541,000 runners completed one of 1,100 26.2-mile events across the United States in...

Whitney Spivey
Mar 25, 2014