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Supersapiens’s new continuous glucose monitor promises to help athletes manage their energy levels. But can it really stave off a bonk?

Endurance-science experts explain the world record holder’s incredible marathon dominance

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

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

After losing her father to Alzheimer’s disease, one writer reflects on her relationship with grief and running—and the connections between the two

Tuliamuk had secured her spot in the Tokyo Olympics—then 2020 happened. Fortunately, she’s always run for more than just the medals.

Incorporating steep inclines into your training can help improve strength, agility, endurance, and more

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

A new analysis digs into who overheats and which conditions are most risky, with surprising results

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

Mental fatigue has become a hot topic for sports science researchers, but its effects remain controversial

At the 2019 World Championships, researchers gave marathoners and racewalkers swallowable thermometer pills and used thermal cameras to assess the effectiveness of hydration and cooling techniques in the heat of competition

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

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

If even pacing is so great, why do the best runners in the world always seem to have another gear at the end?

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

These eight titles will keep your wanderlust fired up for when it's safe to travel again

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

A pro marathoner looking for a sponsor takes a scientific approach to finding the right match

A socially distant competition can be just the right amount of motivation

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

To pick their two-hour marathon team, researchers tested some of the greatest runners on the planet. Now they're revealing what they found.

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

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

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

A new aerodynamic analysis runs the numbers on exactly where to run when you’re behind someone else

A new study uses the training data you upload to sites like Strava to estimate the "critical speed" that determines your race performance

With in-person events canceled for the foreseeable future, these "glorified time trials" can also deliver satisfaction

In the midst of protests against police brutality and a global pandemic, four-time U.S. Olympian Meb Keflezighi weighs in on racism and running

Physiologists from around the world share their pet theories and crazy ideas on what it will take to break records

The joy of being a masochistic oddball

As race directors of postponed events look toward the fall, the only certainty is that nothing is certain

One day, Michael Shattuck started to run. He liked it, so he ran longer, sometimes for as many as 65 hours each week. He never wanted to stop. What was he running from?

Ben Rosario, coach of the Northern Arizona Elite, has some advice for runners in limbo

For endurance athletes, new research suggests that different pre-race rituals, or even no warm-up at all, give pretty much the same results

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