Elite Runners on Failure: How 6 Pro Runners Deal with Disappointment

Runners are a unique breed of athlete: our sport is so hard, we know that we’ll fail often. And that’s what makes us better!

Running Fail

Have you ever attempted a Personal Best, only to have that race be more of …

Devon Yanko – Leadville Trail 100 Champ – on Recovery and Prevention

Meet Devon Yanko. On August 19, 2017 she won the Leadville Trail 100 – a race where 9,200 feet altitude is the lowest you’ll experience on the course.

Devon Yanko Leadville Trail 100

She finished in 20:46:29, averaging 12:28 per mile – a …

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.…

Orthopedic Surgeon David Geier on Injury Prevention for Kids

Some of you might know that I have two little kids. When they’re not throwing food on the floor, they’re practicing their drills:

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 …

How to Find Your Best Stride with Coach Jonathan Beverly

Whenever I’m asked about running form, I nearly have a panic attack. What should I say when I’m so conflicted?!

Jason Running

Working on my split-leg game since 1998

You see, I don’t like to steer runners in the wrong direction. …

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!

running shoes

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

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

How to Build Mental Toughness (according to a PhD and World Champion)

In high school, my track coach could always be found on the sidelines screaming “Get out of your comfort zone!!

mental toughness

He was telling us that progress does not happen when you’re comfortable. You’ll never set a personal …