Runner's World6 min readFood & Wine
Eat Like A Runner
Being a health and nutrition correspondent means that companies frequently send me their products, and ask for my stamp of approval. Most of the time I dive into research, give the product a try, and send the company honest feedback about what they’l
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Watch Selfies Tell the Real Story
There’s a growing trend in my Instagram feed. Yours too, I’d bet: photos capturing a runner’s wrist cocked, workout summary on the watch face, shoes, legs, and the occasional good dog in the background. Amid the finish-line photos, medal selfies, and
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Run STREAK WITH US!
ON MEMORIAL DAY, we kick off our summer #RWRunStreak in force! Every day until the Fourth of July, you and me, me and you, we run at least one mile. That’s 39 days of running and just one daily mile is all it takes. Can you run more than one? Of cour
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The First Shoe I Really Loved
Finally, a men’s shoe with a near-perfect use of pink. This tempo and race-day shoe is as fast as it looks. The rest is up to you. A marathon-winning shoe wrapped with a gorgeous orange upper. That’s a line I’ve used when new friends would ask me how
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Baltimore’s So Segregated, Even Strava Shows It.
The streets are quiet, with postage-stamp lawns; a transition area between the city and the suburbs of Baltimore County just a couple miles north. This neighborhood, like every other Baltimore neighborhood where Clapp’s family has lived in the last h
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Then, I Had A Stroke
I’VE DEDICATED MOST OF my life to running. I love training, putting on races, and coaching. I love the freedom running creates—it’s just you with no equipment. I’ve completed 13 100-mile races. And I’ve done runs across England, Wales, and Scotland.
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The North Face Ampezzo
PRICE: $130 | TYPE: Trail WEIGHT: 11.0 oz (m), 8.9 oz (w) DROP: 6 mm LOW TO THE ground and soft, this trail shoe is ready for almost any surface. Your foot sits just 20mm from the ground (14mm in the forefoot), with a soft EVA core that’s surrounded
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Brooks Ravenna 10
PRICE: $110 | TYPE: Road WEIGHT: 9.4 oz (m), 8.3 oz (w) DROP: 10 mm SEEMINGLY EVERY RUNNER knows the Adrenaline, Brooks’s flagship and top-selling shoe. The Ravenna, though, is its little sibling that shares its stability DNA but feels quicker underf
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Skechers Gorun 7 Hyper
PRICE: $125 | TYPE: Road WEIGHT: 7.9 oz (m), 6.4 oz (w) DROP: 4 mm LAUNCHED RIGHT AFTER the recently unveiled GOrun Razor 3, the GOrun 7 is the next shoe in the Skechers Performance line built with the company’s Hyper Burst foam. This new midsole is
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What We’re Running
ASSOCIATE PHOTO EDITOR USUALLY THINKING ABOUT WHAT I’M GOING TO EAT AFTER MY RUN With just the right amount of compression, this sports bra offers comfort, style, and support all at once. It’s hard to find running gear that you can actually relax in,
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Asics Gt-2000 7 Trail
PRICE: $120 | TYPE: Trail WEIGHT: 11.3 oz (m), 9.1 oz (w) DROP: 10 mm WANT A ROAD shoe that can handle a little dirt? Look no further than the GT-2000 7 Trail. It’s nearly identical to the road shoe with the same model name, but has a slightly beefie
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Merrell Mtl Cirrus
PRICE: $160 | TYPE: Trail WEIGHT: 11.4 oz (m), 8.0 oz (w) DROP: 5 mm MERRELL ORIGINALLY CREATED the aptly named Cirrus for skyrunning and, in particular, the Vertical Kilometer. If you don’t know what a Vertical K is, it’s basically a 5K race straigh
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The Inside Lane
I HAVE A recurring meeting with RW staff every weekday at noon. It’s covertly named “Gear Testing” on our calendars, and, as you can probably guess, it’s our daily lunch run. But every Monday, our resident ultrarunner, Pat Heine, is absent. After a w
Runner's World1 min readFashion & Beauty
Topo Athletic Ultraventure
PRICE: $130 | TYPE: Trail WEIGHT: 9.9 oz (m), 8.2 oz (w) DROP: 5 mm THE LATEST TRAIL offering from Topo affirms a fairly recent development in runner preference: People like shoes that are wider and flatter than the norm. A comparison with Altra’s tr
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The Test Zone
It’s easiest for me to run early in the morning or after work, but that means I’m alone in the dark. I know it’s important to be visible, but I despise DayGlo yellow. Luckily, this reflective jacket arrived for testing. The first night I wore it was
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On Cloudsurfer 2019
PRICE: $150 | TYPE: Road WEIGHT: 11.5 oz (m), 9.1 oz (w) DROP: 6 mm UNBOX THE CLOUDSURFER and you’re greeted with a message printed on the insole: “Unleash your speed.” And that’s when this shoe excels. It’s not as light as the Reebok Floatride Run F
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A Quick Guide to Figuring Out Your Weekly Mileage
Determining your weekly mileage during race training is a delicate balance: You want to run enough miles to physically prepare your body without running so much that you end up overtaxing yourself and toeing the starting line spent—or worse, injured.
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Hoka One One Evo Rehi
PRICE: $140 | TYPE: Road WEIGHT: 6.7 oz (m), 5.8 oz (w) DROP: 4 mm THE EVO REHI is like nothing else Hoka has put out in its young history. This elf-slipper-like shoe doesn’t have the thick, soft midsole you’ve come to expect. Instead, it’s a low-slu
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Philadelphia: Where Art Inspires Runners—and Vice-versa
Philly is serious about its art—and its running. Through the Mural Arts Philadelphia program, artists are united with communities all over the city to create up to 100 major projects a year. And through dozens of local run groups, miles of runner-fri
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Club Notes
Bradley Craycraft, 29, of Zweibrücken, Germany, hopes his 7-year-old Traser H3 watch will serve as a good luck charm to carry him through his first marathon in August. “I’ve carried it throughout two deployments in the Army,” he says. “It gets beat u
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In Defense of Keeping Your Training to Yourself
If you wanted to, you could track (and marvel at) every one of Camille Herron’s training runs on Strava leading up to the 2015 100K championships in the Netherlands. After joining the app, Herron thrived on the community and transparency. “I wanted t
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The Test Zone
Oiselle Roga Shorts / $60 I’ll say it: All running shorts should have pockets. Not cavernous holes that swallow your hands, but snug, secure spaces to hold essentials. Without them, I’ve resorted to safety-pinning gel packets to my shorts and clenchi
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The New Truths Of Buying Shoes
Too many runners say things like “I only wear shoes with 4mm drop.” But that thinking is flawed for two reasons. First, we’ve tested shoes that claimed to have zero drop and found them to have 3mm. Second, you have greater range than you think. You c
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How to Carb-Load for Your Next Race
There’s a reason so many marathons and halfs offer a prerace pasta dinner the night before: A healthy store of carbohydrates is one key component to fueling your best performance. Here’s how it works: After you consume carbs, like a plate of spaghett
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Test Zone Tips
There isn’t a single shoe you can buy that’s perfect for all conditions and workouts. On long runs, wear a cushioned trainer for support. On race day, break out those racing flats. —Amanda Furrer Gray shoes are perceived as heavy. Shoes without black
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Get More Miles
Give your shoes a 48-hour break between runs by training with a second pair. “It takes about that long for the foam to decompress,” says Brooks’s Winger. And that can extend the life of a pair by up to 100 miles. Shoes can break down when you’re not
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