Is “Balance” Holding Your Performances Back?

Balance: it’s something you’ll hear experts urge you to find in every area of your life. But is balance holding you back?
Christine Ultra Running

To address this topic, I’ve invited my Content Editor (and rockstar runner) Christine to share her …

How to Run for Decades Without Burning Out

When I started running in high school, I had no idea I’d still be at it 19 years later. I thought it was just a way to meet girls (and my mom thought it was a good way to …

Courtney Frerichs on Long-Term Success: Gymnastics, Strength Training, and Teammates

Last August, we witnessed the most electrifying track race in history at the World Championships: the women’s 3,000m Steeplechase:

Before this race, no American woman had ever won a medal in the steeple …

Olympian Alexi Pappas on How Not to be Boring

Have you ever been around somebody who’s downright fascinating? They’re a never-ending stream of hilarious stories, wise observations, and boundless curiosity.

Fun Run

Anytime I find somebody like this, I hold onto them forever. These people light up the world.…

Joel Runyon on Overcoming Insane Challenges

Runners have a clear super-power: we persevere when the tough gets tougher. We revel in adversity.

Runners Cross Country

Maybe you’re a totally new runner… but you sign up for that 5k anyway.

Or you’re a multi-year veteran of the sport… …

Madga Boulet on How to Overcome the Daunting 100-Mile Ultramarathon

Can we all agree that running is hard? Whether you’re training for a 5k or running up a staircase built into a mountain (see below), running has its unique challenges.

What does it take to run 7 ultramarathons (on 7 continents)?

People who accomplish “impossible” goals will always get my respect. Those who push the frontiers of our limits show the rest of us what we’re capable of achieving.

Running MountainSome runners show us that beating chronic injuries is not just …

What if you stop loving running? An honest conversation with Tina Muir

For many of us, running consumes our lives. And there’s nothing wrong with focusing on a healthy habit!

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Type-A runners everywhere know the feeling: every decision is evaluated through running-tinted glasses:

  • “There’s no carbs at this lunch?! How am

CNN’s Tom Foreman on Running for a Lifetime

Once you build the running habit, you’ll be a runner for life. But how does running change after a few decades?

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When I started running in 1998, I had no idea that joining my high school cross country team …

Training Log Snapshot: The Week Before My 3,000 PR

Looking at old training logs is exciting – I can almost feel how each workout felt. Just like looking at old race photos: