Last Saturday, mountain runner Kris Swanson won the 19th Emperor’s Challenge, the 20 kilometre mountain run that passes over the summit of Mt. Babcock south of Tumbler Ridge.…
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — What started as a conceptual drawing of trails near Town Branch Creek in 1992 has expanded to a two-mile trail system connecting city parks, expected…
SHORT TRIP FROM RENO TO PEAKS, VALLEYS, LAKES AND STREAMS THAT GIVE SIERRA NEVADA A SOUL "We are given life but must accept that it is unattainable and…
Some people relive their latest outdoor adventure by whipping out a smartphone and scrolling through the Instagram posts. When I want to remember my latest trek…
GOLETA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Brands (DECK), announces the release of its new short film, “The Speedgoat.” This Smart News Release…
Nothing pairs better with the sounds and smells of nature than a cold beer—or room temperature brew, depending on the recommendations of the brewery at hand. We picked…
It’s one thing to get stared down by a stranger, but it’s another thing entirely when that stranger is a mountain lion. That’s what hikers Brian…
Professional trail racer Gina Lucrezi started as a traditional runner, competing in cross country and track and field through high school and college. She racked up 10 NCAA…
ON THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL, NORTHWEST OF TRUCKEE, Calif. — This will make me sound grouchy and misanthropic, but I sometimes wonder if what makes America great isn’t…
Runners, if you have worried about your stride, relax. It is almost certainly fine, according to a comforting new study. Researchers found that both experienced and beginning runners…
When the treadmill is racking up a higher mileage than your car, it's time to invest in a shiny new pair of sneaks. Running is a brilliant way…
A group dedicated to preserving the Appalachian Trail says increased visitation among the most popular spots means it's not mother nature at her finest. Rain or shine, the…
Beginning runners worry about having the perfect stride, but a new study suggests that sticking with the way you naturally run — even if you’re inexperienced — is…
A diet high in simple carbs and saturated fat can wreak havoc on your joints, research confirms. PLANNING TO RUN a marathon? Be careful what you eat while…
There's something a little gimmicky about celebrating distance purely for distance's sake Last year, speaking to Outside, ultrarunner Rickey Gates made the following observation while reflecting on Mount…
For those who love to run, not even the humidity and hot summer temperatures can stop them. Only it can slow them down, and even be…
On Tuesday, the journal Circulation published three articles—two new studies plus an editorial—that answer some longstanding questions and raise new ones about the link between high levels of…
A few years ago, while I was training for a marathon, a friend snidely theorised that if runners were forced to take an oath of confidentiality, no one…
Running outdoors may be a better workout scientifically, but trying to go for that five-mile jog during the summer can be brutal. Quartz reports that running in the…
Rich Roll’s life has been a complex journey from early athletic potential through alcoholism, desperation, recovery, and self-forgiveness to, finally, health, ultra-athletics, and redemption. An inspiring advocate for…
Six of the top 10 runners were from out of town, including the winners, who were 22 years old. Out-of-town youngsters stole the show Saturday at the 37th…
You might have heard of this exercise trick. Running backwards is certainly not a new fitness idea, though it has yet to catch on as a trend. Studies…
Power and the ability to sprint over and over again win games. This leads to a very important question: How do you improve these abilities? While it may…
This Menstrual Hygiene Day we should erase the taboo surrounding the topic of menstruation and discuss the issues faced by athletes during their periods. Sportswomen have always faced…
Jetting off for a jog in snug-fitting compression tights won’t help a runner go farther or faster, according to a new study that’s not doing any favors for…
Although she's retired, Derval O'Rourke still has a jam-packed schedule, here she shares her day on a plate. How do you start your day? I have breakfast. During the week…
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