Why We Run
Your ultimate guide to achieving running bliss—mind, body, and soles.
Go For It
“A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon,” Napoleon allegedly once said. Say what you will about his inherent cynicism, but the pint-sized conqueror knew what he was talking about. Today, runners continue to battle it out against themselves and others…
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.
Taking Care of Number One
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.
As sensor technology improves and becomes more practical, so does the ability of coaches and athletes to collect—and react to—more nuanced data.
Think Like a Runner
For those who run, the sport is a subject of inexhaustible interest. From goosebump-inducing trail porn to the most thoughtful ruminations on running and life, here's how we stock our running library.
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?
Because no one podiums at noon or tags a summit at dusk without a proper first meal.
Bottom line? Eat like an elite to maximize health and performance.
An undiagnosed reaction to your pre-race meal could be hurting your athletic performance. Here's how to pinpoint—and fix—the issue.
How much, what kind, and when? Time to question (only some of) what you know about fueling up.
Fitness and Nutrition
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
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.
Road Trips for Runners
If you don’t just want to run on vacation, but you want to make running the vacation, book a running tour. There are two primary categories of tours: those tied to an event, such as a marathon, and those tied to a destination. A runner celebrates at Machu Picchu.
If you’ve lost that loving feeling for running, there’s a surefire way to rekindle the flame: camp. “Putting yourself in an environment where you’re surrounded by other runners, and where you can focus only on your own running, is the perfect place to reenergize your passion,” says Ryan Warrenberg, assistant…
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.
A peeping stroll is not an acceptable last outdoor gasp before winter. Presenting the best active autumn escapes.
Told from the point-of-view of runners from all walks of life, the film explores the inspiration and motivation that modern cultures associate with running. Runners share an uncommon bond in today’s society, whether it’s through participation in the events or a simple ‘hey’ on an isolated nature trail. We aim…