Want a Challenge? Sign Up for This Grueling, Uphill 400-Meter Race

From a runner’s perspective, the Midwest is probably best known for its unforgivingly cold winters, summertime humidity, or trails winding through pond-strewn woods. What the geographic region, however, is not known for is its hills. But despite that connotation, this May, Ironwood, Michigan, will host a quarter-mile race where participants will run an all-out 400-meter …

This Little Device Got Me Through All of My Solo 20 Milers

Whether it’s a favorite pair of shoes, a beloved set of mittens, or even a trusty thermos, we’ve all fallen in love with products that makes our running lives better. With Man, I Just Love This… we at Runner’s World have decided to share some of our life-changing favorites. For an impressive and fortuitous stretch …

The Guy Who Won “The World’s Coldest and Toughest Ultra” Was Also the Only One to Finish

The Yukon Arctic Ultra bills itself as “the world’s coldest and toughest ultra.” And we’re not going to dispute that claim. For 15 years, it’s been held in Canada’s Yukon Territory, where masochistic competitors cross an unforgiving medley of icy streams, snow-covered fields, and even black bear habitats—at distances ranging from a standard marathon to …

Whitney, Winwood, T-Swift, Co. Present: 24 Love Songs for Your V-Day Workout

Whether you’re training for a marathon, or just hitting the treadmill, good music can often make the difference between a rave run and a blown goal. That’s why we’re putting together 90-minute playlists each month chock-full of songs with enough of a beat to keep you moving. We couldn’t rightly leave you stranded this close …