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Runners smack the ground harder—but get injured less—in more cushioned shoes. New research explains why.

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.

The brand took its time entering the super-shoe race, but its new, responsive model for marathoners was worth the wait

You can’t run fast without using your arms—or can you?

We put this spring’s super spikes to the test on the oval and sorted the top models for each distance, plus the best-value options on the market

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

Your unexplained fatigue may be due to calorie deficiency, with serious implications for your health and performance

The oral health risks associated with heavy sports-drink use seem clear, but the evidence remains murky

Thanks to a number of world-class races, a community-focused running culture, historical landmarks, and accessible wooded trails, the nation’s capital is one of the best urban running environments in the country

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

Follow our 12-week, effort-based plans to achieve your half-marathon goals and have a great race experience

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