The Creative Ideas Start to Flow After 3 Miles for Comedian Nikki Glaser

RW April 2018Celebrity Runners My first experiences with running were not great. It started with having to run during high school field hockey practice. I developed terrible shin splints that landed me the nickname “Grandma Jennifer.” Grandma because I limped like an old woman and Jennifer because I ironed my hair to look like 2000s-era …

Bombing Hero Carlos Arredondo to Run First Boston Marathon for Charity

WATCH: Jeff Bauman Crosses the Finish Line Pushing the Man Who Came to His Aid Arredondo, who has lived just outside Boston since 1980, is no stranger to the city’s famed marathon. “I’m always looking forward to the race,” he told Runner’s World. “We’re always the first ones at the finish, cheering. This year, I …

Saucony Wants to Bring Its High-Tech Lab to Your Nearest Running Store

Spencer White, the vice president of the Human Performance and Innovation Lab, oversees the testing that goes into understanding shoes and how runners interact with them. He and his team analyze about 200 individual strides per year, with additional road testing outside the lab. While it helps inform better shoe design, the focus isn’t necessarily …

Fitbit Launches a New Smartwatch You’ll Actually Want to Wear All Day

Fitbit identified—and maybe even anticipated—this and quickly followed Ionic with the launch of Fitbit Versa, announced today. Versa is intended to be everything Ionic is not: a smartwatch for everyone at any fitness level, and the health and fitness tech brand employed three clear strategies to broaden Versa’s appeal. Because most people shop with their …