Running Culture

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Six Black women came together to build a running community, but what they created was a foundation for so much more

The best way to find your next pair of running shoes is to shop locally 

Freddy Ovett, a professional cyclist with a running heritage, is taking a unique approach to the Berlin Marathon that may help you improve your running

Team Forrest Stump raced 198 miles to spread the message that people with disabilities deserve equitable access to participation in physical activity.

Everyone has a Why. Our motivations are as varied as our backgrounds, and these passions are what powers adventures big and small.

The murder of Eliza Fletcher highlights the freedoms that women runners are asked to surrender in the name of safety. Why not hold society accountable for violence?

The famous ultrarunner's mindset and approach to sport is changing the game for the better

UTMB is a brutally challenging race, but the race-week hype, world-class competition, and global party vibes have a way of making every runner feel special

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

Wild and crazy running adventures on the Colorado pack-burro racing circuit

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

With new young stars emerging and world records broken, the World Athletics Championships delivered excitement and action on American soil

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

Hawley is lucky that his awkward run didn’t end in injury, writes Zoë Rom

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?

Eighteen years ago, I was one of the best runners in the country, then a mysterious fatigue took that away. Now I’m learning to appreciate the running I still can do.

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

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

After an extended break from competition, the masters champ has already broken a world record on the track this year. Here are four strategies she uses to run forever.

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

Five years ago, Thomas “Rivs” Puzey competed in the famed marathon’s elite field. This year, he was happy to be among the last to cross the finish line.

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Through storytelling, she hopes to share the experience of runners of color and move the running industry toward more authentic inclusivity

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

In their recent release, Molly Huddle and Sara Slattery push back against conditions that curtail the running careers of young women, with stories from 50 who’ve made it

In this excerpt from his new book ‘Running Throughout Time: the Greatest Running Stories Ever Told,’ Roger Robinson surfaces an incredible bit of sports history: the Great Marathon Derby of 1909.

The ultrarunning multi-world-record holder talks about sustaining longevity and the biggest thrill of her illustrious career

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

Cultivate consistency, stay motivated year-round, and improve your speed and strength with these lessons—and staple fartlek workout—from On Athletics Club’s head coach

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

How the Knob Creek bourbon distilling company got 100 bartenders fit by invoking the anti-running, retro culture of jogging

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.

The 35-year-old made the switch after giving birth to her fourth child. Here’s what we can learn from her experience.

The legendary naturalist-ultrarunner discusses his highs and lows over decades of training, running a 50K at age 81 after a car accident, and what comes next

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

Jeannie Rice was among headliners in the Age Group World Championships at the London Marathon. She shares how she's faster in her 70s than she was in her 60s.

After a frustrating year, Stinson is training stronger than ever. He and coach Dathan Ritzenhein share his strategy and workouts as he aims for a Boston breakthrough.

After missing the Olympic team for the first time in her career, America’s most-decorated 1500-meter runner is making a leap to the 10 miler on September 12.

Faced with heart damage and debilitating long-haul COVID-19, the author asks himself hard questions, and keeps dreaming.

The alternative story of how, 40 years ago, running escaped from its amateur restrictions and became a modern, professional sport.

What if you had the chance to redress nature’s imbalance, change the luck of the genetic draw, level the playing field. What would you do?

1500m Olympic medalist Josh Kerr and his Coach Danny Mackey on the training, psychology and key workouts that led to him to become one of the best middle distance runners in the world.

Meet Bernd Heinrich, naturalist, author, and ultra runner. He lives off the grid, climbs trees with great glee, and can still run hard at 81.

Like all runners, the athletes of the Paralympics overcome obstacles to reach the top — they just have different challenges. 

How one runner and researcher found himself immersed in the culture of those who never, ever take a day off from running, and the patterns he uncovered amongst those in the community.

As a new film comes out about his 1:59 marathon, Kipchoge talks about training, challenges, motivation and running until he's 100.

Two studies analyzed 7 years of training done by Olympic gold medalist Jakob Ingebrigtsen and his two stellar siblings. Here's what the researchers found.

A few of our favorite moments from the Tokyo Games that inspired us for their demonstration of courage, commitment, passion and excellence.

Elise Cranny, 25, won the 5,000 meters at the Olympic Trials to make the Tokyo Games, and has qualified for the finals. She got there by celebrating every step forward.

Hillary Bor, who leads the U.S. team in the steeplechase at the Tokyo Olympics, is one of three world-class running brothers. Their journey to Team USA is fascinating.

America’s first time hosting the Olympics in 1904 included a marathon run in 90 degree temperatures, deliberate dehydration, and a champion fueled by rat poison and brandy.

After a year of tumultuous changes, the former NCAA champion talks about his switch to the ON Athletics Club ahead of the Tokyo Games, the intensified training he’s undergoing, and his Olympic goals (and beyond).

Emily Sisson and her coach share the training, key workouts, and race strategies that got her ready for her dominant win at the Olympic Trials 10,000m and headed to Tokyo strong and confident.

A look inside the training group of U.S. Olympians Paul Chelimo, Hilary Bor and Benard Keter, plus some of their key workouts on the road to Tokyo.

Abdi shares how he has prepared for the Tokyo Olympic marathon, how he keeps going strong, and how he always manages to bring his best game when it matters.

A celebration of runners who didn't win but inspired us and won our admiration by living the Olympic ideal: “to have fought well.” 

In Episode 15 of the Endurance Podcast, host Ian Sharman talks with running nutritionist Meredith Terranova about fueling for races, training the gut, various diets and racing weight.

The collegiate champion and Canadian record holder reveals why he’s stronger than ever after a year without racing, how his training has changed, and some go-to workouts.

As those who fell short at the Olympic Trials demonstrate, accepting failure and rekindling dreams is the essence of what we do.

Running every single day — through illness, injury, and dangerous weather — is not only opposed to nearly any training philosophy, but also kind of crazy. We asked runners on their 4th, 5th and 6th decades why and how they do it.

An international network of clubs and events for queer runners.

Here's how the septuagenarian has trained his body and mind to face the challenges of the WS-100's difficult course and expected blistering heat.

Building a nationwide network for LGBTQ+ runners.

Riley’s training, under coach Lee Troop, is a lot like the marathon: Relentless. Here are 6 training principles and 3 key workouts that got him on the U.S. team and ready to push for the Games.

How the Dathan Ritzenhein-coached On Athletics Club has made huge strides in its first year — and what you can learn from them to apply to your own training.

An extended cross country season may have been an ‘X’ factor that catapulted Notre Dame’s Yared Nuguse to the next level in his running career.

Webb talks with us as he takes aim at Grandma's Marathon, fresh off a 1:13 half marathon after using pandemic time to redefine his physique.

Hocker, Oregon standout and Olympic hopeful, shares training principles and perspectives that every runner can use.

In Episode 14 of the Endurance Podcast, host Ian Sharman talks with ultra-champion Yassine Diboun about the many benefits of group training, physical performance, mental health, learning, and fun.

A race to promote mental health and safety of the LGBTQ+ community.

The cut-off time muddles the meaning of qualifying and jerks runners around, taking away much of what makes the experience great.

The mile race is the perfect drama — to race, to watch, to relive — as these trackside accounts of unforgettable showdowns throughout running history reveal.

The Bowerman Track Club rookie reveals some of her favorite workouts (and the toughest ones, too).

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