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On the meaning of resilience

In U.S. Masters Swimming, Training Is More Important Than the Race

Swimmers hit the pool four times a week but many don’t compete; ‘what’s most important is that you show up’<p>By<p>Kevin Helliker<p>Kevin Helliker<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>In her earlier life as a runner, Gail Goldstein was always training for the next race. She qualified three times for the Boston …

Swimming

The Power of Music

Jack Bobridge’s UCI Hour Record attempt had him riding to a chosen soundtrack with a series of selected songs. Twitter found some of the songs …

Lance Armstrong: I'd follow the pack

Lance Armstrong, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France victories and banned for life from professional cycling in 2012, said in an interview …

2014 Challenge Kraichgau images

Triathletes Take On Race Across America for Wounded Vets

Team Intrepid Fallen Heroes, a group of eight cyclists that include competitive triathletes and Ironman Head Referee and XTERRA world champion Jimmy …

Leipheimer: ‘People don't want to hear what I have to say, and I don't blame them’

Levi Leipheimer is a man between endpoints. How those endpoints are currently defined, however, he can’t quite say.<p>Leipheimer is a former world-class …

Settlement Site for Vibram Class Action Suit Opens | Runner's World

Consumers who bought Vibram FiveFingers shoes between March 21, 2009 and May 27, 2014 can now file a claim as part of the class action suit that the company settled earlier this month. Claims are being accepted online at a site created after the settlement.<p>As reported earlier on <i>Runner's World</i> …

Class Action

USATF Reprimands Oiselle For Altering Nike Logo in Photo

Image of U.S. team at World Relays replaced swoosh with athletes' sponsor logos.<p>An altered image posted after the U.S. women's 4 x 1500-meter team finished second at the IAAF World Relays Championships on Saturday led to a cease-and-desist letter and renewed discussion about the role of sponsorship …

Who Can Break The Hour Record?

Who can break the hour record? Tony Martin? Bradley Wiggins? Fabian Cancellara? Taylor Phinney? All four can do it but the record is now open to …

29 Wonderful Bike Ads From the Golden Age Of Cycling

For a few brief decades of human history, just before combustion engines and motorcycles and cars burst onto the scene, the bicycle was the most …

Art

Happy Trails: How a Record-Holding Long-Distance Hiker Plans Her Trips

The warming weather and lengthening days are luring hikers to long trails—some to <i>very</i> long trails. This week, the first of the few hundred hikers who …

Hiking

BY ZJAN SHIRINIAN APRIL 10 - MORE THAN 120 TEAMS WILL TAKE PART IN THE INAUGURAL DUBAI DESERT TRIATHLON, WHICH WILL COMBINE THE TRADITIONAL ELEMENTS...

<b>By Zjan Shirinian</b><p><b>April 10 - More than 120 teams will take part in the inaugural Dubai Desert Triathlon, which will combine the traditional elements</b> …

BY MIKE ROWBOTTOM April 12 - Tomorrow's Virgin Money London Marathon can claim to have brought together the best men's race ever assembled, in what i...

<b>By Mike Rowbottom</b><p><b>April 12 - Tomorrow's Virgin Money London Marathon can claim to have brought together the best men's race ever assembled, in what is</b> …

First look at the new Garmin Edge 1000

<b>(Please Note: My Full In-Depth Review is now available and published here!)</b><p>Today, Garmin announced their latest cycling unit – the Garmin Edge 1000. …

Distinctive two-race format at 2015 Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Ironman brand owner World Triathlon Corp (WTC) has today officially confirmed that it has chosen Zell am See-Kaprun, SalzburgerLand, Austria, to host …

Made for a Marathon: The Science of Long Distance Running

What drives people to run a marathon? Join Hayley Birch as she tackles 26.2 miles, aided by science.<p>We moved into our flat over a year ago. Not a …

Marathons

The Secret Pro

It’s been far too long since the Secret Pro has featured here and I’m pleased to see him back. In this edition he gives some background to the Mick …

Apple’s Brave New Fitness World

If you believe the rumors, Apple plans to enter the health and fitness world later this year with its Healthbook app. But what other hardware is the company developing?<p>To answer this question, we went digging through the patents Apple has filed over the last few years. Right now, these concepts …

Maybe Don't Mock a Cancer-Fighting Marathoner's Tutu

Monika Allen cofounded Glam Runner, which makes tutus for runners. When <i>Self</i> emailed and asked for photos of women running in the floofy skirts, she …

Crisis in Canada

Penticton is looking for a buyer for its iconic triathlon. [Note that the Penticton Triathlon Race Society maintains it is not "selling" the event, …

Tim O'Donnell Being Coached By Mark Allen

American Tim O’Donnell has announced that he is now being coached by six-time Ironman world champion Mark Allen. O’Donnell shared the news in a …

WTC to purchase, produce CTA events

World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), owners and producers of the Ironman branded events, has signed a letter of intent to purchase all or substantially …

Little Town of Champions

The village of Bekoji, in the highlands of Ethiopia, has produced long-distance runners who’ve won 16 Olympic medals in 20 years. What explains this remarkable success?<p>“Running is in my blood,” says Tolo Debele, feeding his 3-month-old boy Dawit in his gated compound in the Ethiopian capital of …