Unbreakable

After a 300-pound boulder shattered his leg, Dave Mackey—one of the world’s elite long-distance, off-road runners—had to work hard to learn how to recalibrate to his new life and return to the sport with a ...

Teague O’Connor Runs Wild

This field naturalist’s biggest ongoing experiment may be seeing just how far and fast he can run—often barefoot. Here are The post Teague O’Connor Runs Wild appeared first on Vermont Sports Magazine.

The Other Impact Of Running

Thirty years ago, Burlington’s Vermont City Marathon kicked off with 525 marathoners, and the Vermont 100 drew 145 ultra runners The post The Other Impact Of Running appeared first on Vermont Sports Magazine.

Trail Running Trials

I was new to trail running. Before I moved to Spokane, my race of choice was a smooth, flat half marathon. My familiar turf was a paved activity trail or wide gravel road. When I was invited on my first trail ...

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 127

Yes, we’d all be better off if we climbed—or at least looked up at—trees more often (video): This is a lovely chillhop live stream One writer tries to live without artificial light for three weeks. Henry ...

Running Injury Prevention

As the best time of the year to run approaches (spring at last!), it’s also the time when running-related injuries crop up. I’m talking about you, iliotibial-band syndrome, shin splints, and runner’s knee. By ...

Crane Season

Some people see the word crane and think migration; others think construction. Spring time brings about a lot of changes, not just seasonal changes with wildlife and nature but incremental progress for parks, ...

Run Gum

I like running with gum. I helps distract my mouth from muttering obscenities on steep hills or after passing trash along urban trails, and, more importantly, it helps combat an annoying dry mouth. So I was ...