Arizona’s favorite hundred-miler is a Golden Ticket race, and it’s attracting a monster field. Here’s what you need to know.
After a three-year absence due to COVID-19 and a devastating volcanic eruption on the island last fall, the Transvulcania by UTMB ultra race returned with American Abby Hall taking the win.
Thanks to advances in everything from noise cancellation to battery life, they’re my go-to for long runs, long meetings, and long flights
Where you run—not just how much—can make a big difference to your run form and fitness.
In the third installment of The Backyard Stories, we travel to Telluride, Colorado, to talk with mountain athlete, Dani Reyes - Acosta about connecting food, outdoor adventure, and water.
TrailForks is an app and website that lets you know what you are getting yourself into on the trail
The upstart brand with the wide, comfy toe box, balanced ride, and loyal following had its start in a toaster oven
Two ultrarunners face off to capture the fastest known time on the Arizona Trail, hoping to push one another to a new record.
For our column, Ask Alex Anything, Portland, Oregon-based endurance nutritionist and elite mountain athlete Alex Hasenohr fields common questions about fueling and running.
Step aside, sports gels. These foods have been fueling endurance athletes for centuries.
This weekend, on October 15th, watch 37 national teams compete to win the race with no finish line.
For World Mental Health Day, this short film follows one runner’s journey of accomplishments and setbacks in feeling comfortable in his own body.
A last-minute change of plans left one Colorado elite athlete seeking a partner for the grueling 8-day TransAlpine Run. She found her on a mountain. Wearing heels.
This trail running bird lover shares a unique perspective on autumnal raptor migration.
On October 10th, Trail Runner and Rising Hearts are celebrating Indigenous excellence in running with a panel of leading Indigenous athletes, scientists, and artists.
For carrying weight while moving quickly in the mountains, the Slope Runner Exploration 18L is our new favorite vest-pack hybrid
In this week’s Performance Corner, learn an effective way to think about why hard workout and heavy weight training sessions matter in making you a faster, stronger runner.
Team USA will be sending a strong team to the first combined championships in Thailand
We’re asking thirty-one elite runners and visionaries thirty-one rapid fire questions. What makes them tick? Up next, Faith Briggs.
Mood swings? Fatigue? Hungry all the time? Here’s how to know if you need to switch things up with your food decisions.
Coach Vanessa Foerster offers five steps to regulate your emotions
Alpacka Raft’s featherweight Ghost is changing the game for multisport adventures.
Though COVID isn’t going anywhere soon, the newer variants may have fewer long-term effects for something all athletes care deeply about: our hearts.
Learning to adapt training and mindset through Alaskan winters
Episode Three brings two of the greatest mountain athletes of all-time together for the very first time. Despite their different activities, Kilian and Tommy find connection in their passion for the mountains.
No One Commits To Running Downhill Like Kristina Mascarenas. That’s How She Won Last Weekend’s Pikes Peak Marathon.
With record-shattering descents and a deep love for the mountain, Colorado-based Mascarenas overcame unhealthy habits and injury to become the Queen of Pikes Peak.
Elite ultrarunner Tim Tollefson created a local event that invites everyone to enjoy running mountain trails through races, panel discussions, and films.
The supplement Athletic Greens/AG1 seems to be everywhere in the endurance market these days. Registered Dietitian Matthew Kadey takes a look at "greens powders" for athletes and whether they deliver on their mighty claims.
One month before toeing the line at this weekend’s Run Rabbit Run 100, a backcountry skier finds inspiration and mentorship to push the pace across one of Colorado’s toughest running routes.
Andrea Sansone spent the summer scouting Nolan’s 14 before setting the FKT over Labor Day weekend
Team USA hauled in a lot of medals at World Snowshoe Championships in Argentina
Three days: That's how long it took endurance athlete Jeff Garmire to finish the John Muir Trail. But from health scares to falling asleep while hiking, it was anything but a casual stroll.
But what does it take to keep this mysterious connector primed for sport?
Ultrarunning, why? The Diversity of Motivations and Experiences in Ultrarunners
A perfect partnership and years of mountain travel made an improbable traverse possible
It’s an unfortunate tragedy, but, many argue, high-mountain adventure can never be completely free of risk
The watch-maker Coros published a fascinating snapshot of Kilian Jornet’s training data in the weeks leading up to his course record performance at UTMB. Let’s break it down.
Runners make common mistakes when it comes to keeping their feet healthy for the long run.
Reebok’s Floatride Energy 4 Adventure delivers a road-shoe ride with just enough toughness for dirt
We caught up with Jim Walmsley after his 4th place finish at UTMB
2022's Edition of the Ultra Tour de Mont Blanc is in the books. Here are the stories and changes we're tracking, and what they mean for the trail community.
HRV can help you decide when to push—and when to hold back—for optimal fitness and recovery.
In episode one of Peaks Project from Black Diamond, Richardson and Boulder community members share why this mountain is so special to them.
The biggest climate change legislation ever has just cleared the senate. Here’s why trail runners should care.
The essential ingredients in Hannah Allgood’s mountain adventures are curiosity and self-belief.
With Midwest roots and South American training, Schmitz is ready to push her limits.
Anchored by relentless positivity, Sabrina Stanley’s career continues on an upward trajectory.
With a deep men's field at ultrarunning's biggest event, can Jim Walmsley become the first American man to claim the title at UTMB?
A wonderful 2022 study has novel insight into the training of 3 top finishers at the Giro d’Italia, one of the biggest cycling stage races of the year. The case studies show that what we expect athletes to do in theory and what they actually do in practice can diverge. And that leads to some fascinating lessons about training theory.
Joe McConaughy sets a new Fastest Known Time on the 223-mile John Muir Trail.
With the first-ever Golden Ticket race in Asia, there are more opportunities than ever for international runners to gain entry. How will this change reshape the startline at the U.S’s most competitive 100-miler?