In our long-term test of the best women’s running shorts, our testers picked the Strider Pro as the best low-rise pair. “Aside from the next-to-skin feel, the biggest benefit of the Strider Pro is that it stays out of the way. The generous leg openings and light, stretchy fabric make it feel roomy.”
LA Saves Track wants to give the oldest high school in the city a facility it can be proud of
Columnist Jakob Schiller loves the Vista for running: “They’re fully waterproof, so I don’t have to worry about ruining them with sweat or in the rain; and they never slip out of my ears or need adjustment as I bound along on trails or pavement,” he wrote. Read his full…
While the benefit to giving elite women their own race seems obvious, the question of giving male marathoners a separate start is more contentious
Your GPS watch and other gadgets are great at describing training, but prescribing it is a harder challenge
“Our test team applauded the thicker midsole, which has a segmented rock plate in the heel and air pockets in the forefoot, for soft landings and smooth, snappy takeoffs,” we wrote of the Terra Kiger in our 2022 Winter Buyer’s Guide. “Even with this beefier profile, the Kiger 7…
A mathematical model explains how endurance and speed come together to determine who will win a last-lap sprint
In the second edition of the Max Vert October challenge, Christopher Fisher spent ten hours a day running up and down a mountain
A new study uses machine learning to quantify the effects of temperature, humidity, heat, and sun
This year’s fastest kicks for every kind of terrain
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Ultramarathoner, coach, and mom Meghan Laws swears by five-toe socks from Injinji. “Without them, I get blisters between my toes,” Laws says. Injinji has a patent on its popular five-toe design, and the lightweight mini crews are made with synthetic, breathable Coolmax and nylon.
Our Gear Guy, Joe Jackson, likes the Challenger ATR 5 because its cushioned sole is kind on his body. “Hammering those mentally therapeutic miles and not complaining about aching knees afterward make the ATR 5’s some of my most cherished gear,” he wrote.
A new study investigates how different types of physical performance are affected by the time of day
The Prime X is banned for professional athletes, but that might be its main selling point
“I’ve tested over 100 pairs of athletic socks during my time working as Outside’s Gear Guy,” wrote columnist Joe Jackson. “The best socks for blister prevention over long distances are Swiftwicks.” These Swiftwick National Parks Print socks held up during Jackson’s most recent 50-mile race.
For New Generation Track and Field, established media companies are too stuck in their ways
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Follow the founders of the Collins Cup as they organize and train for a new kind of global triathlon
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
This shoe won our Gear of the Year award in our 2020 Summer Buyer’s Guide. Its “engage-as-needed support system makes for an exceptionally comfortable ride,” wrote our testers. “It’s a great choice for neutral runners whose feet collapse inward when they’re tired and for chronic pronators who’ve…
No runner has ever won the 5,000-meter, 1,500-meter, and 10,000-meter treble at the same Olympics. But there have been other memorable distance triples and doubles.
After losing his father to cancer, a mule deer researcher embarks on a healing migration of his own
After 2,652 miles, 400,000 feet in elevation gain, and more than 51 days, the ultrarunner finished his PCT thru-hike
As events as big as the Olympic Trials get rescheduled because of heat, we went to the science to find out how you should decide when it is too hot to run safely
After two more star runners have been excluded by World Athletics’ policy, the governing body will have to reap what it has sown
Amid a national conversation about race, colonialism, and justice, Native mappers and runners are reclaiming Indigenous cartography, names, and land
A bevy of mapping apps exist to track and plan trips for different outdoor activities. Here’s the best one for running, cycling, hiking, backpacking, climbing, and skiing.
It has all the comfort and features you’d expect from a high-end performance shell, but at an affordable price
Thanks to these boots, hiking went from painful to pure bliss
After losing her father to Alzheimer’s disease, one writer reflects on her relationship with grief and running—and the connections between the two
The multiple American record holder is a huge fan favorite—does that give us a biased view of her case?
There you are, at the bottom of a hill, on foot, or on your bike, or on skis, ready to start up. But are you really ready? Here are a few strategies you might consider. 1. Choosing More Pain for Less Time by Going Faster over Less Pain for More…