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Category Archives: People

How Fast Can a Pro Cyclist Run a Marathon?

As Eliud Kipchoge and a group of some of the world’s fastest runners assemble at the starting line for the Berlin Marathon on September 25, professional cyclist Freddy Ovett will lace up a pair of Adizero Adios Pro 2 racing shoes a few starting waves behind them and give it a go. Ovett won’t be […]

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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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Kilian Jornet Isn’t The G.O.A.T. of Trail Running Just Because He Wins Big Races

After Kilian Jornet won the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB) for a record-tying fourth time on August 27, it was easy to assume that running 100 miles is something that comes easy to him. It doesn’t, but it would be easy to think that because, well, it sure looked that way. While the 34-year-old who hails […]

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I’m Never Going to Be Fast Again, but I’m Still in Love with Running 

I remember long runs most. My absolute favorite workout was a 14-miler with the middle ten fast. The kind of run where you hit halfway and have no idea how you’ll hold on, but somehow you do. It’s the best feeling in the world, like running is your superpower. Those runs are fading Polaroids to me […]

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How Strava Fame Became a Burden for Molly Seidel

Back in January 2018, the fitness app Strava got some unwanted publicity when its heatmap feature allegedly revealed the locations of covert military bases. Although there was no evidence that the safety of military personnel had been compromised, the media coverage at the time was damning. A Guardian article noted that the platform was potentially […]

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How Kathryn Martin Staged a Record-Setting Comeback at 70

When Kathryn Martin stepped to the starting line on March 18 at the USA Track and Field Indoor Masters Championships, the feeling was familiar and foreign at the same time. Although her name appears next to 23 American age-group indoor and outdoor track records—11 of them world records—Martin, 70, hadn’t run around an oval in […]

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Revealed: Forrest Fenn’s Treasure Was Hidden in This National Park

In the summer of 2020, the decade-long Forrest Fenn treasure hunt ended in a tangled mess of conspiracy theories, wild accusations, and protracted legal proceedings. Fenn wouldn’t say who found the treasure. Worse than that, he wouldn’t say where it had been hidden. For a treasure hunt that was supposed to be real-life Indiana Jones, […]

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