Road Running

Archive

First Adidas, now Nestle are canceling sponsorship agreements as a result of corruption allegations

The popular comic writer and entrepreneur can trace his success back to one day: the day he started running

The pro club is home to some of the country's best runners. Head coach Ben Rosario talks shop leading up to the Olympic Trials.

First, they don't just tolerate it—they love it

For the price of a few cups of coffee, the Boulder company is helping offset the cost of Olympic dreams

Five picks for the future of American road racing

Fastest American marathoner cites chronic fatigue, low testosterone

Crush a last-minute race to bring the new year in right

LetsRun.com's web vigilantes are some of the Internet's most tenacious sleuths. Cheat at your own peril.

One of the fastest 50-plus runners on the planet talks running, motivation, and his goal to run the fastest half and full marathon of his age group

In response to Russian doping, U.S. athletes rally around Alysia Montano

The fastest American in the New York City Marathon proved she can run the roads, but she still has business on the track

The basics and background on the latest doping bomb to drop

Training Essentials: Gifts for Athletes

The fastest American woman in New York isn’t anywhere near her peak

Our comprehensive guide to eating your way through the race

Wallstrides is making giant decals of some of the sport’s most popular runners

You've probably been taught to run on soft surfaces whenever possible. Truth is, it doesn't make a difference.

A slow race had some runners questioning just how exciting a pacer-less event is

A cast of promising and interesting characters who are sure to make this year's race a good one

Strava shares insights on the courses we know and love

Boston Marathon memorabilia you’ll actually wear

The showdowns that captured our attention—and that are going to shape next season—as the biggest track meet in the world approaches

Turns out you need to be mentally prepared for marathon registration, too

Three highlights from the opening weekend at the IAAF World Championships

The boom in trail and ultrarunning has already prompted a number of talented track athletes to try their hand at the sport. The results have been telling.

And you thought trail runners got all the good views.

The track star’s name is everywhere these days, but what’s the big deal?

To be an outlier in any sport now carries with it the taint of suspicion, but no matter how you put it, last weekend’s track meet in the tiny Mediterranean country is one for the books.

The formula behind women’s mid-distance dominance in the U.S.

The famous shimmering lights, now on your feet

The 29-year-old phenom shares his uncensored opinions on doping in his sport

There’s more to pro running than the Olympics. Here’s what you need to know.

A new race in San Diego is betting exclusivity will increase demand right from the start

We asked our Instagram followers why they run and their responses were inspiring.

The result of years of chaos—go minimalist! go fat! don't change a thing!—in the running market? Everybody wins.

Feeling crispy-fried? Let four-time Olympic marathon trials qualifier, Clint Verran, show you how to stop worrying and love the run.

One of our resident runners—a 2:45 Boston Marathon finisher—contemplates the necessity of new running tech, Stryd.

Don’t ditch it entirely when the weather gets nice. That human conveyor belt still deserves a spot in your training regimen.

One running-style-sex lubricant to rule them all

The 2015 Boston Marathon's top American shares the tunes in her head during her training month in Kenya

A bold, scientist-backed effort to achieve the impossible within the next five years may benefit all runners—even if the goal remains a moonshot.

The 2014 Boston Marathon winner’s new book, 'Meb for Mortals', is just that: a guide to getting better as you grow older.

Sponsor Content

Start with Olympic athletes, analyze the foot strikes of dozens of volunteers, and then feed all the data into an architectural software program named after a bug.

More and more young female runners are signing pro contracts in a sport where racing as an elite does not guarantee financial success.

We have a (misguided) tendency to vilify big-box events. In truth, they're a boon to the sport.

Another DNF sorrows fans of the once-great American distance runner.

A flashlight, a fitness tracker, a GPS...the list goes on.

Music to your ears, training for your heart

For years, it seemed like drug testers would never get ahead of cheaters. The Russian bribery scandal raises an even scarier possibility: the testers are dirty too.

Our drive to raise billions annually is a crazy effective performance enhancer.

This year's star attendee: Caroline Wozniacki

The American Record holder returns to New York 13 years after her debut—and she might just break an American record.

The marathoner runs on routine—and strawberry cheesecake.

Nathan’s Zeal race vest packs a lot of hydration into one small, efficient must-have.

Some people might be built for speed and others for distance, but everyone benefits from running faster. This is how you do it.

Plus, celebrate the 30th anniversary of the marathoner's Olympic win by making her favorite oatmeal cookie recipe

Los Alamos, New Mexico, wins Liveability's "Best Small Town" contest

Hardrock veteran Kirk Apt has logged 2,010 miles and 680,000 feet of vertical ascent through the San Juan Mountains since 2000. Here's how.

Top shoe brands are racing to enter the super-cushioned fray. We review 2014’s corpulent shoe crop.

Biking to work? Old news. Running to work may not get you there in the most presentable condition, but it'll sure spice up the morning grind.

You’re likely to face some hot races, or at least some hot training days, this summer. So I asked five elite ultramarathoners what gear they recommend to keep cool during the hottest months of the year. Below, I’ve listed five gear hacks, tips, and products these men use to battle…

Sweating's divorced from everything chic...right?

Dominate the water and the road with the help of this gear arsenal.

From superfat to ultrathin, these are the best new sun-season road runners.

When Matthew Inman shared his running motivation with the Internet, the creator of popular webcomic The Oatmeal started a fitness sensation.

If you're in it for the long haul, you might as well haul it in.

After 16,000 miles of wear testing by runners around the country—including Farah—Nike's Air Pegasus 31 debuts this weekend.

Tour companies are offering new and unique ways to explore formerly forbidden countries. So what's the catch?

“I was the first athlete to intentionally move here to train.”

If you want to run in the footsteps of Sir Roger Bannister, who famously ran the world’s first sub-four-minute mile, Oxford University is the place to go. Sixty years ago, on May 6, 1954, the then-25–year-old medical student broke through the tape at 3 minutes, 59.4 seconds on the campus’s…