Make this summer all about exploring off-the-beaten-path adventures within a few hours of your home
The two-time Olympian is motivated for this year’s Boston Marathon, even as she considers a prospective career as an ultrarunner
A new analysis digs into who overheats and which conditions are most risky, with surprising results
The brand's ethos signals a departure from an apparel industry that has been dominated by giant shoe companies. But can it stay true to the soul of the sport?
Living in a big city doesn't mean you can't spend a weekend outdoors this summer
The region is known for its craft brews. Here are eight places we recommend visiting for the best of the best.
The company is upending the traditional athlete contract model, by hiring Mary Cain and Nick Willis as full-time employees
As race directors of postponed events look toward the fall, the only certainty is that nothing is certain
With every race canceled, runners face logistical and ethical dilemmas. Some have turned to unusual solutions.
As the pandemic continues to surge and major races are canceled, we can return to running for its own sake
Iain Mickle's secret to tackling sub-three-hour marathons late into his fifties? Running buddies.
From extreme tree skiing at Mad River Glen to the nostalgic charm of Smugglers' Notch, the East Coast offers deep powder and epic backcountry terrain if you know where to find it
The founder of the industry's biggest ski show is acquiring public-facing expos in Denver and Boston
How one nonprofit is working to get more people outside through urban adventures
Roger Robinson’s 'When Running Made History' sets a new standard for books about the sport
Why the top American in Monday’s Boston Marathon is all about training transparency
After a string of injuries, Jordan Hasay and Dathan Ritzenhein are itching to race again
The spirits business has never had more women entrepreneurs. That's a good thing for whiskey lovers.
Tune in to the highly anticipated race on April 15
In an excerpted chapter from his new memoir, '26 Marathons,' the road racing legend recalls the first time he ran America’s most famous race
A detailed analysis of historical Boston results wades into the long-running debate on sex differences in endurance
More fat shoes, farewell to Flanagan, and the continued dominance of Kipchoge
From big-wall climbers to surf champions, these are the most dedicated, successful athletes of the year
Developers want rivers lined with high-rises and environmentalists want reintroduction of native grasses. A successful waterfront revitalization needs both.
No one would blame you for planning your summer vacation around visits to these shops
Before last month's Boston Marathon, a big win had eluded her for years. This changes everything.
Two weeks after Kathrine Switzer made headlines at Boston in 1967, 13-year-old Maureen Mancuso quietly shattered the women's world record. Few people noticed.
The 122nd Boston Marathon was wet, windy, and cold, with many runners dropping out of the race because of hypothermia. Here's what you should wear to avoid the same DNF fate.
Non-elites on the podium. Crazy clothes. Mid-course pandemonium. The race gave running a much needed shake-up, if only for a day.
As Boston looms, so do the fears that haunt every marathoner
Brands got creative with their special-edition footwear for this year's race
Hopdash aims to help you meet up with local running teams while on the road
To get the most from your performance, you have to accept the unpleasant—and keep pushing
It’s time to kill the surprisingly prevalent myth that cycling causes sexual dysfunction
Follow the lead of elite athletes and use the science of motivation to perform at your best
Others were faster, but nobody was better
No matter how your big race went, feeling a little empty after it's finally over is normal
After closing in 1996, Boston's Eliot Lounge is coming back—if only for the weekend
Later this month, 50 years after making history, the first woman to run the iconic event will race it again
A side-by-side comparison of the world's top-tier 26.2s
You can't beat the beauty of running on mountain trails, but I still sometimes long for the freedom and shared chaos of urban runs
The metal spires and busy streets of a city pale in comparison to snowy peaks and undulating countryside, but there's something redeeming—dare I say special—about the concrete jungle
The 26.2 was created with runners in mind
Champ Amby Burfoot and streak runner Ben Beach give the DL on the world’s most storied marathon
Turns out you need to be mentally prepared for marathon registration, too
Gone: The days of treadmills shoved into ugly hotel closets. Here: The hotel gym you wish you could take home.
Just let it snow already.
Take the guesswork out of head injuries
Boston’s bike program prepares to take the next step—by making cycling an option for low-income riders, too.
Pounding out miles on stoplight-strewn streets and past convenience stores quickly loses its luster. Whether you’re commuting or training, here are ten urban trails in the U.S. that offer scenic views and traffic-free paths to keep your run enjoyable. Atlanta Beltline Georgia’s Beltline cinches its…
Three entrepreneurs envision a future of shared outdoor equipment. And while the project is barely off the ground, their idea could change how we buy and sell gear.
Some people make the grade in Boston—literally; others don’t. And the difference might all come down to the downhill.
What kinds of cities make families happy? That was our starting point. The answer, of course, is complicated. Our first assumption: kids like being around other kids. So we looked for cities where a high percentage of the population is under age 18. Next we looked at affordability...
Once a contender, now a commentator, the marathon gold-medalist heads back to America's most iconic race. We caught up to hear his thoughts on last year—and predictions for this year's event.
The must-have memento from America's most iconic marathon is a boldly colored windbreaker to help you run happy.
Only 2 percent of people who toe a marathon starting line will break 3 hours. As Matt Skenazy found out, joining that club isn't easy.
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?
Overlooked mountain ranges, river beer, running album, gear of all time, and 47 other big ideas, accidental winners, and awesome things about the world outside we've come to love over the past 33 years. Introducing our first annual Editors' Choice Awards...
Healthy. That's the word we kept coming back to. And we don't mean a fit or skinny population; we're talking about a city's cultural vibrancy, economic well-being, and overall quality of life. Presenting our picks for the 10 best cities in America, from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Plus: Our 10 favorite small towns.
A handful of forward-thinking cities turn eyesores into urban oases.
I just qualified to run in the Boston Marathon. What can I do after the race that'll be fun, but won't kill my already-battered legs? Sean M. Chicago, IL
The Classic Powder Skiing Once you experience Alta's powder, you too will be an Altaholic ALTA SKI AREA, Utah: Not only does Alta get twice as much snow as less blessed resortsit averages 500 inchesbut its flakes are also lighter and drier. Maybe that’s why nearly 80 percent of…
Escape from New York (and nine other big cities) with these 40 fast adventures
Get schooled to captain your own vessel, then take it to the open seas
How to see your stomping grounds as a concrete jungle.
The Big Dig hits pay dirtin the shape of a new island playground in Boston Harbor
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TALL LATTE BEFORE WORK, double espresso in the afternoon, short cappuccino after dinnerit's the only way to tolerate Seattle's gray days. But when the clouds break and the Cascades, the Olympics, and Puget Sound appear, you know where you need to be. Grab a quadruple shot and get going.
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