Monthly Archives: September 2022

This Team of Adaptive Athletes Finished the Hood to Coast Relay—and Is Fighting for Kids With Disabilities     

On August 26 and 27, 1,046 teams finished the Hood to Coast relay race in Oregon, one of the most popular running relays in the world. The race starts at Mount Hood and goes west for 198 miles, finishing along the Pacific Ocean at Seaside. One of these 1,046 teams featured 12 adaptive athletes: Several […]

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California’s Largest Wildfire of 2022 Is Burning the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run Course

California’s largest fire this year is currently burning on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountains, east of Sacramento, threatening several foothill communities known for their proximity to one of the most iconic ultrarunning races on Earth—The Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run. Specifically, the section of the course most threatened or burned is […]

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In Defense of Your Regular Morning Routine

My morning routine looks a little like this: wake up, hit snooze ten times, roll out of bed, head out on a half-conscious jog wearing a mismatched outfit. When I reenter my apartment, it’s a mad scramble to down coffee, shower, and open my laptop. (I forget about breakfast until roughly 10 A.M.) Despite the […]

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On Running Is Making Shoe Foam from Carbon Emissions

Zürich-based On Running is taking strides to combat climate change with a new EVA foam made from factory carbon emissions. The company could patent the process. But On representatives say they would rather share it with the world. CleanCloud is an EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate) foam process that’s the result of a partnership between On, […]

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How Caffeine Boosts Endurance

Compared to, say, ice baths, it doesn’t take a lot of convincing for people to embrace caffeine as an essential performance aid. After all, there’s plenty of favorable research, and 90 percent of people already guzzle it daily. Rebranding your morning brew as a pre-race supplement isn’t a big lift. But caffeine’s ubiquity sometimes obscures […]

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Cordura Advanced Fabrics Expands Partnership with Napapijri

Hot on the heels of Napapijri’s switch to Cordura UltraLite fabric in its Northfarer jacket earlier this year, now the brand’s iconic Skidoo jacket has been recreated using fully recycled Cordura re/cor fabric as part of the company’s new Premium Outdoor Collection, which merges urban aesthetic, functionality, and comfort for eco-conscious consumers.   Built at the crossroads of fashion, performance, and […]

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