Running

Des Linden: Boston Marathon Prep in a Record-Breaking Mammoth Lakes Winter // Mammoth Cribs Blog

Two-time Olympic marathoner Desiree Linden arrived in Mammoth Lakes in early January. Her plan: to run easy miles at altitude in preparation for Boston Marathon training. Winter was in full swing in the…

Training Tips for a Pain-Free Return to the Trails // Trail Run Project

Though most of us have a hard time stepping away from the trails when they’re covered in snow and ice, a break from high-mileage running is actually an important step in your training….

How One Trail Runner Helps the NPS Study Wildlife // Trail Run Project

Keith Boden suits up in a lightweight long sleeve shirt, pants, and hiking boots. In his pack, he carries food and water and camera equipment, which can sometimes weigh up to 40 pounds….

The Best Running Bras of 2016 // Gear Institute

To conduct our Women’s Running Bra Test, Monica Prelle wore these bras running more than 100 miles for each item. She compared the bras by running on the trails, road, and track in…

How to Train for a Road Race on the Trails // Trail Run Project

Tired of pounding pavement? Head to the trails. When my training schedule calls for 16 miles, I pull out a box of trail maps and begin plotting a route. The Ansel Adams and John…

What Happens After Countries Finally Start Sending Women to the Olympics // VICE Sports

Has the growing female participation in the Olympics from countries like Saudi Arabia and Brunei had a meaningful impact at home, or it is just a gesture for a global audience? Sarah Attar…

A New Contender for Dirtiest Race in History // VICE Sports

Shannon Rowbury stepped to the starting line of London’s Olympic Stadium four years ago with one goal: to win a medal for the United States at the 2012 Summer Games. It was the…

When Bobbi Gibb Crashed the Boston Marathon and Blazed a Trail for Women // VICE Sports

Dressed in her brother’s hooded sweatshirt and Bermuda shorts to disguise her femininity, Roberta Gibb hid in a forsythia bush on Hopkinton Street near the start line of the Boston Marathon. After the…

The Business of Insoles: Support System or Rip-Off? // Outside Online

They’re often billed as part of the shoe-fit system, and many claim to alleviate common foot ailments like plantar fasciitis and metatarsalagia. Are they worth you money? If you walk into a mega…

The Top 10 Men of the Olympic Trials Marathon // Outside Online

The U.S. Olympic Trials marathon is shaping up to be an exciting race through the streets of Los Angeles. In addition to a few highly anticipated debuts from half marathon qualifiers, there are…

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