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It's 13 miles from the top of Broadway to the bottom. Oh, and if you're wondering, it's definitely possible to get lost along the way.

Now that the weather’s starting to warm up, I’m planning to start training for a marathon this year. My goal is to qualify for Boston. Which races would give me the best chance for doing it?

How many steps per minute should I be taking when I run?

Most people, you know, put on a pair of shoes in order to start running. Chris Hawson, though, needed to take his off.

What's the best way to get to know a new city? Put on your sneakers and move.

Both Yaktrax and MICROspikes tout themselves as superior traction devices that keep you upright on snow and ice. Which product should I buy for winter running?

While it may not appear that way, Noah Davis thinks that Manhattan and ultramarathons might just be made for each other

From avoiding a "golden shower" to how much money—yes, money—to bring.

Is "running everywhere" a feasible replacement for biking, cabs, and the subway? Noah Davis spent a week trying to find out.

Meb Keflezighi shut up his doubters in January when he came back from an injury to win the 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials. Here are the songs he's using to get ready for the big race.

Charting the career arcs of six of the biggest Olympic stars

Marathoner Shalane Flanagan’s masochistic plan to bring home the gold

Outside reviews the best triathlon gear of 2012, including the Felt B12 triathlon bike.

Outside reviews the 6 best running shoes of the season, including the Saucony Kinvara 3.

An interview with running legend and author Alberto Salazar

Weather's role at the Boston Marathon

Everything you need to run a personal best, including a 12-week training plan, a race-day nutrition plan, and advice from U.S. record holder Ryan Hall

From bureaucratic wrangling to the death of the sport's most exciting star, the sport of running was in flux a year before the Olympic Games

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Winter Buyer's Guide, including the Saucony ProGrid Outlaw.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Winter Buyer's Guide, including the Saucony PowerGrid Cortana running shoe.

I haven’t run a 10K since high school, but I’d like to get back into running. Can you set me up with a three-month training plan?

Big-city marathons, triathlons, and adventure races have never been more popular. Here's why it's time for you to line up for the starting gun, too.

Best Foot Forward: From marathon trainers to minimalist runners, we've got the right shoe for you, including the Pearl Izumi Streak II running shoe.

Best Foot Forward: From marathon trainers to minimalist trail runners, we've got the right shoe for you, including the Adidas Response Cushion Twenty M running shoe.

Best Foot Forward: From marathon trainers to minimalist trail runners, we've got the right shoe for you, including the Asics Gel-Kinsei 4 running shoe.

The most barebones training shoe in our line-up–our testers only wanted to run fast in this featherweight runner. $110…

Design and Technology Special: The world's most streamlined and innovative new gear, gadgets, tools and toys, including Hoka One One's Mafate running shoe.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Brooks Trance 10 running shoes.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Nike Lunar Elite + 2 running shoes.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the New Balance 890 running shoe.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Brooks Ravenna 2 running shoe.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Asics Kayano 17 running shoe.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Puma Faas 500 running shoe.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Saucony ProGrid Mirage running shoe.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 running shoe.

From game-changing new materials (like moisture-wicking cotton) to evolutionary leaps in engineering (like a rotating helmet for extreme crashes), the avant-garde of 21st-century gear has just one thing in common: a total disregard for the status quo.

There's the gear you want, and there's the gear you need. After much internal debate, we present the 25 products every guy should own.

Get in gear with these heavy-duty trail runners and barely-there road shoes.

The secret to performing in hot weather? Have a really cold one.

Ryan Hall has been touted as the savior of American distance running since 2007. So when's he going to win a race?

How to see your stomping grounds as a concrete jungle.

Vowing to change the world of endurance running, where Kenyan athletes have been treated like indentured servants, a revolutionary band has established a base in a perfect green valley. And where is this magical place, this Vuleefore? In suburban America. Where George Washington slept. Where an enemy already guards its turf.

Coping with that oh-so-troubling lumbar region