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Growing up as an immigrant had her believing that she had to be stronger than everybody else just to get by. When she started trail running, she was physically tested in ways she found thrilling.
A former elite runner finds her creative stride by designing activewear that tells the story of her family history in the French West Indies
Sally Bergesen interviews Kara Goucher about the release of her new book, ‘The Longest Race,’ and on finding her voice in a system that dehumanized female athletes
With all the performative “empowerment” of women runners on this day, let this be a moment where we demand real change, real structural transformation, and real joy
We’re going the extra mile with 261 Fearless, our nonprofit partner that empowers women through running
The kindness of a stranger helped the organizer for the Boston Marathon overcome tragedy. Now she wants to pass the gift along, every day.
Why Tracksmith, an apparel brand immersed in the culture and heritage of running, started making shoes
Relentless dedication and strength training are some of the keys to his success
By enforcing stringent rules on the video footage creators can use from their events, USA Track and Field might be undermining its own mission
The creative was a reluctant runner until he realized that telling himself stories could get him through any distance—and help him be the person he wants to be
A look at the history of this essential piece of equipment. It’s come so far, thanks to enterprising runners, but is still not adequate for a high percentage of women.
Why running is one of the biggest philanthropic sports in the world
Champion ultrarunner rolls into 2023 with a new sponsor and new goals
The former soccer phenom was burnt out and angry. Then he started running every day, no matter what.
The Wings of America Boston Pursuit program provides a life-changing opportunity for high schoolers to learn about college and experience a wider world
American Yared Nuguse scorches the track en route to winning the Wanamaker Mile at the Millrose Games, and other news from the track.
The Fast Forest Project is honoring the fastest American milers as part of a broader sustainability initiative
Run a marathon. Recover mid-flight to another continent. Run a marathon. Rinse. Repeat.
Cross-country began and grew in the cold off-season, and its world championships are usually held in winter mud and slush. This year, however, will be different.
Beyond setting a world record in the Alphafly, Eliud Kipchoge is credited with helping to create the supershoe
This runner has covered 32 miles every day for nearly three months. She’s not done.
Americans Nell Rojas and Nathosha Rogers train alongside the diligence of Kenya’s best runners
Vanessa Peralta-Mitchell founded Game Changers, an organization committed to training women of color for running leadership positions.
January marks the season when many professional runners announce sponsorship changes. Here’s why that’s important, and what it means for the future of running.
The track star turned filmmaker turned ultrarunner reflects on her ever-evolving relationship with the sport
Running and composing music require a similar problem-solving area of the brain, so it might not be a coincidence that there’s crossover
Fleshman’s book offers a look at her journey in elite running in a system that was built for the opposite gender
As we say good-bye to 2022 and the amazing year of running highlights, it’s time to start thinking about all of the possibilities for 2023 and beyond.
Read the brightest highlights of the year in marathon running, trail running, triathlon, and the athletes that delivered the inspiration
Aaron Kuen was en route to a 2:48 marathon at the California International Marathon, but remains in a coma in a Sacramento hospital
A Native runner reflects on land acknowledgments before races and in daily life
How winter road running brings one writer closer to nature
Runner Carolyn Su creates space for people of color to feel at home in the sport
It’s the first time a woman-owned store has won the award.
Ultrarunning’s G.O.A.T discusses his busy 2022, which saw win ultrarunning’s biggest events and dive into the shoe market with NNormal
After becoming the youngest adult to run 100 marathons, she’s chasing even bigger running goals and helping fellow Dreamers and young women realize their own potential
Meet the group that's setting a pace for Black women distance runners
Between fan engagement and professional-athlete interaction, the beleaguered social network still offers plenty of upsides for a niche sport
The bestselling author teamed up with coach Eric Orton to offer a practical path to change
The ultrarunner and coach shares his best tips for ramping into alpine running season
And her world-record attempt won’t stop until she reaches Melbourne at 150 marathons
In 2009, ‘Born to Run’ sent shock waves through the running world. Thirteen years later, ‘Born to Run 2’ offers a practical guide to running, eating, racing, and training like the world’s best. Here’s an excerpt from the book, out December 6.
Running, coaching, and living with an autoimmune disease
From November 24 to 27, Rising Hearts—an Indigenous-led grassroots organization—will host the third annual Truthsgiving 4 Miler. The run was created to honor Indigenous history, foster allyship, and share the true history of Thanksgiving during Native American Heritage Month.
After her diagnosis halted her physical activity for two years, runner Mireille Siné returned to the sport with a new outlook
Who are the American frontrunners to race in the Paris Olympics?
Marathons don’t happen by themselves; they require months of planning and an expertise in engineering and crowd science. That’s doubly true for the world’s largest race.
Watch what happened when runners tried Athletic Brewing Company's craft beer for the first time
The New York City Marathon will return on Sunday, November 6 in full force with a field of 50,000 runners and an over-the-top vibe only possible in the Big Apple.
One marathoner uses running as a way to thrive with Parkinson’s disease. New research delves into the benefits of endurance training on the neurodegenerative disorder.
The complexity of doping rules in endurance sports can be alienating for fans. But what’s the alternative?
The Mi’kmaq runner and former world record holder will direct this program for elite Indigenous athletes, honoring both athletic talent and cultural heritage
The 27-year-old former Navy SEAL may be one of the most gifted runners on the planet. Good thing he doesn’t want to race—yet.
Runner and equity advocate Alison Désir discusses her new book, freedom through running, and building a sport with inclusivity for people of all marginalized groups and genders.
“Through this race, we inspire people around us to be better citizens of this world and to transcend themselves”
With his mantra of 1 percent better every day, Chris Nikic continues to change the perception of what is possible. Crossing the finish line at the Ironman World Championships adds his name to the history books and cements his legacy as a pioneer in the sport.
Six Black women came together to build a running community, but what they created was a foundation for so much more
The best way to find your next pair of running shoes is to shop locally
Freddy Ovett, a professional cyclist with a running heritage, is taking a unique approach to the Berlin Marathon that may help you improve your running
Team Forrest Stump raced 198 miles to spread the message that people with disabilities deserve equitable access to participation in physical activity.
The murder of Eliza Fletcher highlights the freedoms that women runners are asked to surrender in the name of safety. Why not hold society accountable for violence?
The famous ultrarunner's mindset and approach to sport is changing the game for the better
UTMB is a brutally challenging race, but the race-week hype, world-class competition, and global party vibes have a way of making every runner feel special
Training alone can make you stronger, but there’s no substitute for the bond between you and your fellow runners
Wild and crazy running adventures on the Colorado pack-burro racing circuit
The post–Usain Bolt era has delivered a bevy of thrilling performances
With new young stars emerging and world records broken, the World Athletics Championships delivered excitement and action on American soil
There’s no sport whose feats of athletic brilliance are more accessible to the masses
Hawley is lucky that his awkward run didn’t end in injury, writes Zoë Rom
A new documentary includes shocking new information about how track’s greatest distance runner came to the UK
In the age of preapproved interview questions and endless PR, there should still be space for something unexpected
Should governing bodies bear the burden of proof when determining who is eligible to compete in women’s sports?
Eighteen years ago, I was one of the best runners in the country, then a mysterious fatigue took that away. Now I’m learning to appreciate the running I still can do.
Some words of wisdom from one of the most consistently excellent marathoners of the past decade
Jakob Ingebrigtsen may be a 21-year-old wunderkind, but he’s already learned an important truth about the fleeting satisfaction of success
The star runner’s decision to be less public on the app illustrates how pro athletes have to find a tricky balance between privacy and exposure
After an extended break from competition, the masters champ has already broken a world record on the track this year. Here are four strategies she uses to run forever.
For some pro runners, having the freedom to choose their footwear is worth more than a contract