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Between fan engagement and professional-athlete interaction, the beleaguered social network still offers plenty of upsides for a niche sport

The complexity of doping rules in endurance sports can be alienating for fans. But what’s the alternative? 

Training alone can make you stronger, but there’s no substitute for the bond between you and your fellow runners

The post–Usain Bolt era has delivered a bevy of thrilling performances

There’s no sport whose feats of athletic brilliance are more accessible to the masses

A new documentary includes shocking new information about how track’s greatest distance runner came to the UK

In the age of preapproved interview questions and endless PR, there should still be space for something unexpected

Should governing bodies bear the burden of proof when determining who is eligible to compete in women’s sports?

Some words of wisdom from one of the most consistently excellent marathoners of the past decade

Jakob Ingebrigtsen may be a 21-year-old wunderkind, but he’s already learned an important truth about the fleeting satisfaction of success

Don’t be afraid to sweat it out in these running pieces

The star runner’s decision to be less public on the app illustrates how pro athletes have to find a tricky balance between privacy and exposure

For some pro runners, having the freedom to choose their footwear is worth more than a contract

The Bowerman Track Club failed its own athletes by not being transparent about its relationship with the suspended star 

A conversation with Semi-Rad’s Brendan Leonard on the life-affirming joys of type-two fun

Bill Hayes’s new book, ‘Sweat: A History of Exercise,’ offers a personal account of a universal tradition

The fell runner from the UK came to the sport relatively late, but she seems to be making up for lost time

Otherworldly talent has its own irresistible magnetism. We can’t help but be seduced.    

Whether they want to or not, organizations like World Athletics and the International Olympic Committee have shed the mantle of neutrality

A very niche scandal at an Arizona high school takes the debate about running etiquette to another level

The inaugural NYC Black History 50 winds its way through the five boroughs and touches on a history that is frequently ignored

Two-time Olympic medalist Nick Willis credits his longevity to residing in a college town. And not doing too many vomit-inducing workouts.

This weekend’s Millrose Games will provide a midwinter highlight and a much needed counterpoint to the marathon

The unlikely new American record holder in the marathon believes her best racing days are still ahead of her

This year’s predictions include fewer diets and a possible return of minimalist running shoes

The case for marking the passage of time by running your ass off

The case for an event that’s somewhere between the Boston Marathon and the Olympic Trials

LA Saves Track wants to give the oldest high school in the city a facility it can be proud of

While the benefit to giving elite women their own race seems obvious, the question of giving male marathoners a separate start is more contentious

In the second edition of the Max Vert October challenge, Christopher Fisher spent ten hours a day running up and down a mountain

When you spend your youth chasing highs, what comes next? 

This kit will get you out the door even on cold days

Thanks to the app’s open diary format, a race is more than just a race—it’s an opportunity for public introspection

A friendly reminder that worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy

The upstart Swiss company is shaking things up with an unorthodox cushioning system and an emphasis on grassroots marketing

The Prime X is banned for professional athletes, but that might be its main selling point

As the Fifth Avenue Mile celebrates its 40-year anniversary on Sunday, here’s a look at the legacy of the race

For New Generation Track and Field, established media companies are too stuck in their ways

Running nerds won’t learn anything new from ‘Kipchoge: The Last Milestone,’ but it’s still a feast for the eyes

The Tokyo Games reminded us why athletics remains the greatest show on earth

In what might be the first step toward an unprecedented triple, the Dutch runner won two races on the same day

Despite IOC malfeasance and the ongoing pandemic, the five-ring spectacle is too seductive to ignore

After discovering Skinnies Sungel, our writer no longer dreads lathering up for a day outside

After two more star runners have been excluded by World Athletics’ policy, the governing body will have to reap what it has sown

The 44-year-old is ready to take on the world’s best marathoners at the Tokyo Olympics.

With Rule 40 restrictions looming, this is the time for athletes to tout their sponsors

The multiple American record holder is a huge fan favorite—does that give us a biased view of her case?

Will Trials of Miles’ scrappy approach work after COVID? 

‘Nike’s Big Bet’ argues that the banned coach is too important to the company’s image

Cool clothing for quick laps and high-mileage days

The two-time Olympian is motivated for this year’s Boston Marathon, even as she considers a prospective career as an ultrarunner

This week’s episode of HBO’s ‘Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel’ offers raw scenes from the infamous race

For journalist Neil King, there’s never been a better time to reflect on the nation’s fraught history

Race performance still matters more than social media. For now. 

After 2020, holding the event at all will be a victory in itself

The new Ted Corbitt Loop is great, but we still need a Ted Corbitt ultra

Few activities are more self-sufficiently satisfying

Between a new wave of sponsored athletes and its forthcoming racing shoes, the legacy running brand wants a bigger piece of the action

A full-time realtor and a mother of two, 36-year-old Keira D’Amato hasn’t given up on her Olympic dream

Signing up for a race right now is a weird mix of optimism and being in denial

Several British stars, including Paula Radcliffe, recently spoke out against an initiative to equalize cross-country distances for male and female athletes. The debate is more complicated than it seems. 

The brand's ethos signals a departure from an apparel industry that has been dominated by giant shoe companies. But can it stay true to the soul of the sport?

We asked a range of experts how they see things shaking out during a very challenging time

Yesterday's race had incredible times, but it all felt a little too perfectly engineered  

Can the IOC create an internationally applicable code of conduct for Olympic protest?

After finishing a disappointing 12th place at the 2020 Olympic Trials, he is looking to close out the year with a big win

‘The Infinite Race’ examines the complicated relationship between ‘Born to Run’ and the runners the book made famous

Her death is a sad reminder of the ever present risk in mountain sports

With races canceled, Enda challenged its sponsored athletes to set a record on Mount Kenya

After running 2:31:49 and setting a U.S. junior record in the marathon, college freshman Tierney Wolfgram wants to try her hand at shorter events

Both professional and amateur athletes ran virtual iterations of the event in recent days

When the Cirque Series had all its events canceled, the race director challenged participants to spend a month running up and down hills 

Former Princeton runner Russell Dinkins argues that universities should preserve their "most accessible" sport

The world’s best marathoner was the favorite everyone was rooting for

'Win at All Costs' is an indictment of more than just the Nike Oregon Project

Building aerobic fitness is the key to making fast running feel "easy"

When cross-country season rolls around, there's no place like Vanny

The infamous race director Lazarus Lake and runner Ben Chan disagree on whether the running community is a place for serious debate

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