The Bright Light: Mira Rai
After a cancellation in 2015 due to drug violence, nearly 1,000 Tarahumara gathered in Copper Canyon this March to run the brutal, unrelenting 50-miler
Later this month, 50 years after making history, the first woman to run the iconic event will race it again
Sometimes setting an unreasonable goal is the only way to jump-start your fitness
In retrospect, maybe using the notoriously difficult Ragnar Trail Relay as a way to get back into distance running wasn't the best idea
Nature writer and Explorers Club fellow Barry Lopez once wrote that Antarctica’s landscape “retained Earth’s primitive link, however tenuous, with space, with the void that stretched out to Jupiter and Uranus.” It is a place so alien and removed from civilization that, as Lopez put it, “the light itself is aloof.”
For the past two decades, the website LetsRun.com has straddled the lines between gossip, investigative reporting, and hardcore training advice, angering Nike, USA Track and Field, and traditional media in the process. Charles Bethea joined them at the 2016 Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon, to figure out how they’ve managed to become the most important, and controversial, outlet in competitive running.
A powerhouse trio of American women—Molly Huddle, Gwen Jorgensen, and Kim Conley—all made their marathon debuts this past weekend in New York. Here's what they learned and what they wish they had done differently.
You can't beat the beauty of running on mountain trails, but I still sometimes long for the freedom and shared chaos of urban runs
This past Tuesday, Walmsley shattered Rob Krar’s record for the double-crossing of the Grand Canyon—or, as it’s called, Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim.
On Sunday morning, Karl Meltzer broke Scott Jurek's year-old Appalachian Trail speed record, completing the 2,190 mile trek in 45 days, 22 hours, and 38 minutes. Here, the winningest 100-mile racer in history tells us how he pulled it off.
If you’re going to endure a trail-running race, you may as well do it someplace beautiful
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?
And not sound pretentious
Some good ol' PED-fueled fun