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Seven reasons from Brendan Leonard’s new book ‘I Hate Running and You Can Too’

Salomon got innovative with storage in this vest, giving you the standard front water-bottle pockets and multiple stash pockets for smaller items but also a kangaroo pocket that stretches around the sides. Everything is designed to be accessible without breaking your stride.

‘The Infinite Race’ examines the complicated relationship between ‘Born to Run’ and the runners the book made famous

Her death is a sad reminder of the ever present risk in mountain sports

Running across the U.S. on a journey to discover the true America during a period of intense political turmoil and deep divides

The infamous race director Lazarus Lake and runner Ben Chan disagree on whether the running community is a place for serious debate

'An Almost Perfect Race,' from Salomon, follows runner Courtney Dauwalter​​​​​​​ during her course-record attempt at Western States in 2019

Kiplin Pastor had been training eight months for a rim-to-rim-to-rim​ run of the Grand Canyon​​​​​​, but COVID-19 stripped away that chance

The joy of being a masochistic oddball

It's a ways down the list, obviously, compared to people doing actual lifesaving stuff

It’s an isolated struggle against an invisible adversary for an indefinite amount of time. Sound familiar?

One lap per hour for as many hours as humanly possible

He's had to embrace incredible physical pain to win iconic ultramarathons like the Leadville Trail 100 and the Western States Endurance Run. But that’s a form of suffering Rob Krar can control—unlike his decades-long struggle with depression.

Things didn’t go as planned for the reigning Western States champ at The North Face Endurance Challenge, but she fought through it. (And drank a lot of Coke.)

Scientists can forecast marathon performance fairly accurately. But for longer distances, things get complicated.

Dave Mackey was the first person to run the Leadville Trail 100 Run with a prosthetic leg

Maggie Guterl became the first woman to win the Big Dog Backyard Ultra, the race with no end

After switching from marathons to ultras six years ago, Boulet continues to blow away the competition

By offering minimal prize money, the sport’s most prestigious race might be excluding the best runners

Yes, raw speed helps. But it isn’t everything.

When Mirna Valerio first began running ultramarathons, she immediately got a lot of attention—but not for the reasons you might expect

'Leadman: The Dave Mackey Story' chronicles its namesake character making a return to the iconic Leadville 100 ultramarathon

She's the first person to finish the Leadville Race Series and the Grand Slam of Ultrarunning in a single season

After spending days in the Arctic wilderness, running 100 miles on trail is a piece of cake

Walmsley just bested his own time by an impressive 20 minutes

Or, the story of how I ate snacks and felt pain

The elite competitor and full-time lawyer talks to Tim Ferriss about training and nutrition

Making your way over an 800-mile trail through deserts and mountains in less than 16 days is no picnic—except for those gas-station resupply stops

This is a recap of the Nine Trails 35-miler​​​​​​​ in Santa Barbara, California, showcasing some of ultrarunning's top talent

From Black Diamond, 'Nolan's 14​​​​​​​' chronicles runner Joe Grant’s FKT attempt at the film’s namesake trail

Marc Peruzzi’s recent column about trail work clearly touched a nerve in the running community. Part of his argument is fair criticism, but he got some important things wrong. 

In 'A Long Day Out,' the viewer follows Kilian Jornet on a 56-hour adventure through his home mountains in Norway

Performance and comfort, mile after mile

In an effort to raise awareness for the global water crisis, runner Mina Guli is attempting to complete 63 marathons in 63 days

Earlier this year, the iconic race announced a new policy for transgender competitors. Here's how the decision came together and why it's important. 

With more participants in ultramarathons, more competitors are experiencing the joy of hallucinations and other ailments. Exile Medics steps into a newly necessary role.

The Nathan VaporHowe 12L vest is simple and lightweight, and features a 1.8-liter hydration bladder that doesn't slosh around on your back

Katie Arnold, author of the new memoir Running Home, talks about the unique healing power of endurance sports

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