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Scott Jurek Celebrates a New Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Speed Record

From the top of a mountain in Maine, he swigged champagne and recounted the historic trek.<p><i>Watch Scott Jurek make his final record breaking strides in the video above.</i><p>By noon Sunday, 50 people had reached the summit of Mount Katahdin. They hiked a trail through the woods, up boulders, and across a …

Scott Jurek Breaks Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Record | Runner's World

At 2:03 p.m. ET on Sunday, ultramarathoner Scott Jurek crested the summit of Mount Katahdin in Maine, becoming the fastest person to finish a supported thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail. He completed the 2,189-mile journey in 46 days, 8 hours, and 7 minutes, breaking the previous record by just …

Drinking Between Workouts | Runner's World

The debate about hydration usually focuses on the question of how much you should drink <b>during</b> exercise. And the trend lately has been to conclude that you probably don't need as much as we used to think—in fact, simply drinking when you're thirsty may be good enough in many contexts. But a key …

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What's the Difference Between Rest and Active Recovery?

You need a little bit of both to help your body reap the benefits of hard workouts.<p><i>Iris asks: How do you define a rest day versus an active recovery day? How does the latter differ from a cross-training day?</i><p>Your body needs rest to recover and get stronger from hard workouts. Rest and active …

Training for the Marine Corps Marathon Starts Today

ction class='field-body'><p>If you're following a 16 week marathon training plan leading up to the Marine Corps Marathon, it started today. So, go dig up that email or dust off that print out—whichever the case may be—and lace up your running shoes.<p>Runners who signed up with the Runner's World …

Gender Pay Gap Persists in Soccer, Not in Running

Prize money is the same for men and women on the track.<p>At the USATF Outdoor Championships at the end of June, the prize for winning a national title—other than a spot on the world championships team—was $7,000. The prize money was the same for men and women.<p>Not all sports are created equal, …