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After Near-Fatal Fall, Hillary Allen Finds Strength in Silver Linings

Hillary Allen doesn’t remember much about falling off the edge of Hamperokken Ridge. What she does remember is in fragments: a stumble, a feeling of …

WATCH: Kilian Jornet Eats Mountains for Breakfast

This sizzle reel shows the 29-year-old wunderkind at his best.<p>Administrator September 18th, 2017<p>Kilian Jornet holds, or has held, speed records on …

Ultramarathons

The Newbie Guide to Running When It’s Cold

The temps on the weather forecast won’t feel the same when you’re moving.<p><i>Jill asks: I just started running this summer, so shorts and a shirt were the only things I needed. Now that the temperatures are dropping, what running clothing do I need to survive the winter and keep running strong?</i><p>The …

538-pound man keeps his 2015 race resolution

<i>During the course of the year at</i> Runner's World<i>, as we cover elite runners, back-of-the-packers, and everyone in between, a few stories strike a chord with readers. This month, we’re following up with the subjects of some of our most popular stories from 2015 to learn what they're up to now. Here,</i> …

Marathons

Ultrarunners Want Convicted Doper Out of Weekend Race

An athlete who has served a two-year doping ban appears on the elite start list for The North Face Endurance Challenge.<p>While road racing and track and field have been embroiled in waves of doping scandals recently, ultra and trail running have remained mostly removed from the fray. But some …

What Are Dylan Bowman's Ultrarunning Secrets?

On December 5th, in the foothills of Marin, California, the 29-year-old North Face athlete Dylan Bowman will line up against some of the world’s best ultramarathon runners at the North Face 50 Mile Endurance Challenge Championship. Just a few years back, Bowman was just getting into the sport, and …

Running

Why I Ran Another Marathon After Vowing Not To

Less than two years ago I wrote Why I Ran a Marathon, Qualified For Boston, and May Never Run Again. I detailed the 16 weeks I trained for my second …

The Best Sports Drink Has Just 2 Ingredients

Sports drinks say they can aid athletic performance, but it’s often unclear what magical ingredients might be hiding within those neon-colored …

Miller banned by Triathlon Canada

Your Body During a 100-Miler

One hundred miles is a long drive, an even longer bike ride, and for many, an unthinkable distance to run. Yet an increasing number of endurance athletes are taking on these longer ultramarathons. Ultrarunning.com estimates that 6,000 people raced 100 miles in 2013, leading <i>Running Times</i> to ask on …

Six Workout Shortcuts to Keep You on Track During the Holidays

Remember: Doing something, fitness-wise, is better than doing nothing.<p><i>Every year I get to the holidays and fail miserably on maintaining my running and strength workouts. Between family, parties, and all the other chaos, I lose my way. Do you have any tips for staying on track this holiday season?</i> …

Teen Accidentally Runs Marathon

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania teenager's family says he accidentally ran all 26.2 miles of the Philadelphia Marathon because he missed a turn on his half-marathon course.<p>WPVI-TV reports (http://6abc.cm/1P6qyLN ) Evan Megoulas runs on his high school's cross country team in Palmyra, 80 miles …

Marathons

Beer mile record lowered to 4:51

In a new video posted to YouTube, Canadian runner Lewis Kent reclaimed his beer mile world record with a 4:51.The beer mile, of course, consists of …

Marathons

Runner Brings Movember to His Running Route

David Miller ran 15 miles to draw a mustached face with his run.<p>David Miller originally made headlines when he applied for a job at Strava by doing a run that spelled, “HIRE ME.” Others have used their runs to spell out marriage proposals and draw intricate pictures.<p>Last Tuesday, Miller, 29, of San …

Toronto guerilla marathon beats a different path: Micallef

The “Epic Ravine Marathon” began at Old Mill station last Sunday morning. Old Mill is perhaps the most unique subway station in the entire TTC. …