Why We Run

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The Best New Races Are Virtual
Jun 1, 2015

The Best New Races Are Virtual

With fun medals and no cops, cones, or 6 a.m. start times to worry about, virtual racing is taking off. Here’s how to get in on the action.
Fitness

Taking Care of Number One

The 10 Biggest Running Mistakes
May 15, 2013

The 10 Biggest Running Mistakes

Runners are stubborn. It’s what gets them out the door every day, logging miles, and chasing goals. It's also why they make the same mistakes over and over again. Don’t be that guy.
Say Goodbye to Running Injuries Forever
Jan 26, 2015

Say Goodbye to Running Injuries Forever

As sensor technology improves and becomes more practical, so does the ability of coaches and athletes to collect—and react to—more nuanced data.
Extra Credit

Think Like a Runner

How Do We Keep Doping Out of Trail Running?
Aug 4, 2016

How Do We Keep Doping Out of Trail Running?

Ultrarunner Gonzalo Calisto, who placed fifth in last year’s UTMB, was recently busted for doping. His indictment posed a grave question: can the sport save itself before it's too late?
Diet

Fueling

Food Intolerance Is the Next Gluten
Feb 19, 2015

Food Intolerance Is the Next Gluten

An undiagnosed reaction to your pre-race meal could be hurting your athletic performance. Here's how to pinpoint—and fix—the issue.
The New Rules of Protein
May 19, 2014

The New Rules of Protein

How much, what kind, and when? Time to question (only some of) what you know about fueling up.
Bodywork

Fitness and Nutrition

Yes You Can: Run a Half-Marathon
Jan 27, 2012

Yes You Can: Run a Half-Marathon

Everything you need to run a personal best, including a 12-week training plan, a race-day nutrition plan, and advice from U.S. record holder Ryan Hall
Yes You Can: Run an Ultramarathon
May 20, 2013

Yes You Can: Run an Ultramarathon

An ultramarathon isn't just a race: It's a windy, rocky, leg-trashing trail to self-enlightenment. Get ready to run your first 50-miler with tips from our ultra experts, plus nutrition advice and a complete 20-week training plan.
You Don't Know How to Run
Mar 10, 2014

You Don't Know How to Run

In recent years, the evidence has mounted in favor of forefoot running, but a new study suggests that the average runner should rethink his stride.
Travel

Road Trips for Runners

Critical Mass
Sep 8, 2011

Critical Mass

Big-city marathons, triathlons, and adventure races have never been more popular. Here's why it's time for you to line up for the starting gun, too.
15 Leaf-Blurring Adventures
Sep 12, 2013

15 Leaf-Blurring Adventures

A peeping stroll is not an acceptable last outdoor gasp before winter. Presenting the best active autumn escapes.
Inspiration

Why Run?

Mar 25, 2014

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