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Running Again!
Running has always been my passion; more than that – my life. Since I was 15 years old, I’ve competed in 30 half marathons, ten marathons, and one ironman. With each race, I set and achieved several goals that included placing first several times in
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Arc’teryx Norvan Sl
PRICE: $150 TYPE: Trail WEIGHT: 6.5 oz (M), 5.7 oz (W) DROP: 7 mm Leave it to rock climbers to inspire the lightest trail shoe we’ve ever tested. After all, these are people who cut the tags out of their clothing just to shave grams. The Norvan SL (A
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Why I’ve Set The Crazy Goal Of Qualifying For The Olympics—while Working Full-time
NAME | JOSHUA CARLOS AGE | 25 FROM | LA CRESCENTA, CALIFORNIA JOB | ADJUNCT PROFESSOR AND ASSISTANT COACH RUNNER’S WORLD + MEMBER SINCE | MARCH 2019 WHEN I SAY I have been running all my life, I mean it almost literally. My father started a youth tra
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Hoka One One Rincon
PRICE: $115 TYPE: Road WEIGHT: 7.7 oz (M), 6.3 oz (W) DROP: 5 mm The Rincon is the best Hoka you can buy right now. Sure, there are other purpose-built and buzz-worthy shoes in the company’s stable, but this shoe does everything you could ask of it—a
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Inside Knowledge
“Crazy Goal” p.38 I make sure to manage my time better, hydrate throughout the day, eat in a timely manner, and tape my feet before workouts. One busy day, I scarfed down food and water a couple of hours before running. When I started my workout, I i
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The Inside Lane
BEING THE SHOE NERD that I am, our September issue is one of my favorites each year. In this issue, you’ll again find our Fall Shoe Guide, which features 30 of the best road and trail shoes just released. It’s a real treat watching this guide come to
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What We’re Running
HEALTH & FITNESS DIRECTOR WORLD’S BIGGEST FAN OF THE SEXY-PACE RUN I can’t handle protein powder that tastes like chalk. This one is as creamy and delicious as a cold glass of chocolate milk, but it contains an optimal 4-to-1 ratio of carbs to protei
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Gear Of The Year 2019
Our test team at Runner’s World has one job—pile miles onto the newest gear and tell you whether it’s worth your hard-earned buck. This year, we found that truly wireless headphones have matured and have batteries with enough juice to last through yo
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Runner's World
Matt Allyn Features Director; Brian Dalek Director of Content Operations; Leah Flickinger Director of Content Creation; Lou Mazzante Test Director; Suzanne Perreault Senior Managing Editor; Jesse Southerland Creative Director Amy Wolff Photo Director
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Nike Zoomx Vaporfly Next%
PRICE: $250 TYPE: Road WEIGHT: 6.6 oz (M) DROP: 8 mm Two hundred and fifty dollars is a load of money to pay for a pair of racing shoes, but if you must have the best, spend it on the Vaporfly Next%. It has 15 percent more ZoomX foam underfoot than i
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No Stopwatches. No Rules. Maybe That’s Why these Kids Are Hooked On Running.
TUTEE KPOU HAS SENIORITIS. ON A CRISP SATURDAY morning in late April, the 19-year-old from West Catholic Preparatory High School in West Philly shows up to the longest run of his life wearing a green cotton T-shirt from Moe’s Southwest Grill and a ta
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What We’re Running
TEST EDITOR // MAN SEEKING NEW ACHILLES — DM FOR DETAILS I don’t take running that seriously nowadays, so I don’t dig sporty, wraparound shades that make me look like I’m training for a PR. These oversized, Wayfarer-esque sunglasses look good postrun
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Under Armour Hovr Sonic 2
PRICE: $100 TYPE: Road WEIGHT: 10.0 oz (M), 8.3 oz (W) DROP: 8 mm Poring over results postrace is the guilty pleasure of many data-obsessed runners. Thanks to the tracking chip in your race bib, you can analyze your splits, and at some races even see
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At 99 Years Old, George Etzweiler Can’t Stop Running
SIX OLD MEN gather for a run in the mountains outside of State College, Pennsylvania. “Old,” of course, is a relative term. If you’re 25, 60 seems ancient. If you’re 55, 60 is the new 50. But by any measure, these runners shuffling down the mountain
Runner's World3 min readFashion & Beauty
The Test Zone
This hat was out of stock for a while—sad times. When I was finally able to snag one, I busted it out for a run at high noon. The brim is pretty wide and flat, which you’d think would look ridiculous on someone with a small head, like me. But it work
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Hoka One One Carbon X
PRICE: $180 TYPE: Road WEIGHT: 8.7 oz (M), 7.1 oz (W) DROP: 5 mm Beneath a thick layer of “Profly X” foam (the blue layer) is a Y-shaped carbon-fiber plate, which helps the shoe maintain its rockered shape. It’s split in the forefoot, with the thicke
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The Gear That Changed Everything
WHO Steven Rosenbaum Investment manager, Teaneck, New Jersey WHAT Adidas Adizero Boston, $120 Like most runners, I’m a little bit neurotic. I meticulously log my training runs. I’ll do a lap around the block at the end of my workout just so my GPS hi
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Stop Black Toenails From Ruining Your Runs
Both a bane to runners and—in some strange way—a badge of honor, the black toenail, or subungual hematoma, is actually blood collecting underneath your nail. It can occur from acute or chronic injury, explains Jordan Metzl, M.D., a sports medicine do
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New Balance Fresh Foam Beacon 2
PRICE: $120 TYPE: Road WEIGHT: 7.7 oz (M), 6.6 oz (W) DROP: 6 mm I have a type, I’ll admit: soft, light, fast. The Beacon delivers all three. I loved the debut model a year ago because it reminded me of the original Hoka Clifton and Saucony Kinvara,
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Buds
EDITORS’ CHOICE WINNER PRICE: $190 STYLE: Truly wireless STANDOUT FEATURE: Ambient sound mode The Elite Active 65t is everything we want in truly wireless earbuds. Our testers achieved a secure fit quickly with the included silicone inserts, and once
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