COMMENTARY //

The 1929 Great Transcontinental Footrace

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The 1929 Great Transcontinental Footrace

After running across America, these valiant runners went unpaid and unremembered.

How Did She Do That?

Striding Soul

How Did She Do That?

Interview with 2014 UTMB women's champ Rory Bosio

The Body Of A T. Rex

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The Body Of A T. Rex

Runner's legs, runner's arms, runner's selves.

TRAILS WE LOVE //

Trails We Love: New River Trail

Trails We Love: New River Trail
57 miles of abandoned railroad in Virginia, perfect for those long runs.
 

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HIGH SCHOOL //

Hannah Long Looks for a Third Foot Locker Berth

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Hannah Long Looks for a Third Foot Locker Berth

The Missouri senior, who has a 4:44 mile PR, opened her cross country season with a 17:08 5K.

Christian Brothers Academy: The Streak Lives On

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Christian Brothers Academy: The Streak Lives On

A season with the New Jersey high school powerhouse, part III.

COLLEGE //

Five Minutes with Edward Cheserek

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Five Minutes with Edward Cheserek

The Oregon sophomore begins the year shouldering high expectations—but says he’s in much better shape than last fall.

Michigan-Michigan State Duel Heads to the Races

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Michigan-Michigan State Duel Heads to the Races

The women’s cross country programs look to add to historic rivalry.

MASTERS //

Kevin Shelton-Smith: Master Planner

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Kevin Shelton-Smith: Master Planner

The UN peacekeeper believes preparation is the key to success.

The Croc Runner

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The Croc Runner

Sasha Pachev turns heads with his no-frills footwear.

TRAILS //

Running The Rut 50K

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Running The Rut 50K

The 2014 Skyrunner World Series Ultra Final in Big Sky, Montana was steep, exposed and technical.

Super-Distance Dogs

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Super-Distance Dogs

When fellow humans aren't suitable training partners, the country's top ultrarunners turn to their canine companions.

TRAINING //

When Speed Work Sabotages Your Gains

Intervals during base training pose risks.

Tuning Race Speed

Three workouts to add speed to your arsenal as you enter racing season.

The Last 48 Hours

Rest before a race is important, but you've got to keep your mind and body primed.

HEALTH & INJURY //

Should You Fear Cortisone?

An anti-inflammatory injection can provide quick relief, but it comes with risks.

Marathoning and the Meniscus

Solutions and preventative measures to preserve the crucial cushioning in your knee.

Taping Your Foot for Plantar Fasciitis

Step-by-step instructions for a PF taping technique