We asked experts what to consider before you hit the pavement
Why the world's greatest marathoner still needs to win a hilly marathon to cement his legacy
The world silver medalist’s memoir, ‘The Longest Race,’ lays bare why female athletes may never realize their full potential under systems still rife with inequity, abuse, and harassment
Researchers use isotope tracers to accurately calculate calorie burn and other parameters during a grueling full-day ride
NCAA track champion and Mount Marathon winner Allie Ostrander continues to be open about the long road of eating disorder recovery. Could her transparency change the sport?
Do your favorite running routes mix road and trail? The Nike Pegasus Trail 4 GORE-TEX INVISIBLE FIT is the secret sauce for excelling everywhere.
The American ultrarunner set a new women’s world record on Saturday after logging 270.505 miles at the Sri Chinmoy 48-Hour Festival in Canberra, Australia
Since Linden began her career, there’s been a dramatic shift in how professional runners promote and present themselves to the world. We caught up with her about her new podcast, the expansion of running media, and how she decides whether to fire off a spicy tweet.
Chloe Abbott is an elite sprinter and Olympic-hopeful who trains under coach renowned Bobby Kersee.
Athletes of all levels have considered whether their choice of birth control might influence how they train, recover, and perform. But the answer is complicated. Here’s what you need to know.
What’s the difference between overcoming hardship and succumbing to it? Grit.
It's simple—but so challenging
So-called “augmented feedback” can offer both information and motivation. A new study tries to separate the effects.
Run the world’s largest night race and you’re bound to have one of the most unusual experiences of your life
After a grapefruit-size cancerous tumor nearly killed her, the physician committed to spending as much time as possible doing what she loves most
Women Take The Lead Retreat is creating space for women of color in the running industry to network, learn, and connect with tools to advance their careers
Here's how to strengthen and stretch an area of the shoulder that can be difficult to exercise but easy to injure
Growing up as an immigrant had her believing that she had to be stronger than everybody else just to get by. When she started trail running, she was physically tested in ways she found thrilling.
Three runners finish what is typically a nearly impossible race in Tennessee
A former elite runner finds her creative stride by designing activewear that tells the story of her family history in the French West Indies
While trying to qualify for an English Channel crossing, swimmers swallowed ingestible thermometers. They got really cold.
It was a tribute to being human
Sally Bergesen interviews Kara Goucher about the release of her new book, ‘The Longest Race,’ and on finding her voice in a system that dehumanized female athletes
Experts weigh in on whether your period ought to have a say in your workouts
Age may be just a number—but so is your weekly mileage
The fitness industry is rife with harmful messaging around food and exercise. Here’s what to know about when food behaviors are a problem.
With all the performative “empowerment” of women runners on this day, let this be a moment where we demand real change, real structural transformation, and real joy
We’re going the extra mile with 261 Fearless, our nonprofit partner that empowers women through running
The kindness of a stranger helped the organizer for the Boston Marathon overcome tragedy. Now she wants to pass the gift along, every day.
It's the hot new recovery tool. Here’s what to keep in mind when using one, according to physical therapists.
Why Tracksmith, an apparel brand immersed in the culture and heritage of running, started making shoes
Relentless dedication and strength training are some of the keys to his success
By enforcing stringent rules on the video footage creators can use from their events, USA Track and Field might be undermining its own mission
The creative was a reluctant runner until he realized that telling himself stories could get him through any distance—and help him be the person he wants to be
A look at the history of this essential piece of equipment. It’s come so far, thanks to enterprising runners, but is still not adequate for a high percentage of women.
Hydration isn’t just for race day. The latest science shows that it not only makes you feel better and stronger today, but is key to a long and healthy life.
Seventy years after his first cross-country race and 46 years after competing as an elite runner, the author competes—and triumphs—on a tough Australian course
Why running is one of the biggest philanthropic sports in the world
Has Maurten finally figured out how to harness the power of baking soda without paying the gastrointestinal price?
Double threshold days and lactate meters have propelled Jakob Ingebrigtsen and others to the top. Should the rest of us follow suit?
Olympian and veteran elite coach Mark Coogan’s central advice on making the most of your miles
One yoga teacher immersed herself in freezing water for 31 days. Here’s her advice for how you can do it, too.
Deep meditations in the woods? Yes please.
Research makes a strong case for taking your practice into the wild as the weather warms—or at least your backyard
Learn about the benefits of being properly hydrated daily
Researchers test the assumption that top athletes are more sensitive to internal cues, with surprising results
Champion ultrarunner rolls into 2023 with a new sponsor and new goals
The former soccer phenom was burnt out and angry. Then he started running every day, no matter what.
Exploring how the simple act of spending time outside can solve so many of life’s problems
I was forced to tap into my muscles, mind, and breath
The Wings of America Boston Pursuit program provides a life-changing opportunity for high schoolers to learn about college and experience a wider world
American Yared Nuguse scorches the track en route to winning the Wanamaker Mile at the Millrose Games, and other news from the track.
The Fast Forest Project is honoring the fastest American milers as part of a broader sustainability initiative
A physical therapist details what usually brings runners into his office and lays out strategies to keep you injury-free
Bones are made of dynamic tissues that need stress, just not too much, says one of the world’s best ultrarunners
Run a marathon. Recover mid-flight to another continent. Run a marathon. Rinse. Repeat.
The application period opens February 8 for the world’s largest marathon. Here’s the essential information you need to know.
Next year’s Summer Olympics in Paris mark the 40th anniversary of women competing in the event. With one year until the U.S. Olympic Trials, anticipation is running high.
Cross-country began and grew in the cold off-season, and its world championships are usually held in winter mud and slush. This year, however, will be different.
All that hiking, biking, and climbing can take a toll on more than your quads
Beyond setting a world record in the Alphafly, Eliud Kipchoge is credited with helping to create the supershoe
A new study tests the idea that, with the right building blocks, connective tissue can repair itself after all
This runner has covered 32 miles every day for nearly three months. She’s not done.
Americans Nell Rojas and Nathosha Rogers train alongside the diligence of Kenya’s best runners
Internationally acclaimed coach and author Brad Stulberg wants runners to love the process, seek community, laugh at themselves, and stay flexible
Everything you need to know about motivation, fulfillment, and achievement in this lifetime sport
Vanessa Peralta-Mitchell founded Game Changers, an organization committed to training women of color for running leadership positions.
A big-data analysis of Strava training logs estimates the slowdown for marathoners who miss a week or more
Because a healthy pelvic floor is, well, essential
Researchers Have Identified the One Type of Exercise That Makes People Live Longer—It’s Not What You May Think
According to the longest happiness study in history, we all need to be strengthening our relationships
Yogi Bryan explains what you can try anytime your anxiety becomes overwhelming
January marks the season when many professional runners announce sponsorship changes. Here’s why that’s important, and what it means for the future of running.
The track star turned filmmaker turned ultrarunner reflects on her ever-evolving relationship with the sport
Running and composing music require a similar problem-solving area of the brain, so it might not be a coincidence that there’s crossover
A new model breaks down the ability to fight through adversity into its constituent parts
In an impressive debut, Tracksmith delivers a versatile, modern trainer with an old-school look and feel, just as you’d expect from the brand
It’s no surprise that what people eat has an impact on their health, but trying to pinpoint exactly what diet out of the hundreds out there is most optimal for a long, healthy life can be overwhelming
Army researchers assess the evidence on what makes you stronger, and speculate about new approaches that might work even better
Healthy habits are hard to maintain. We sent five writers on long-overdue quests for self-improvement.
I love to cook, but finding time to make dinner remains a challenge. I figured it was time for an assist.