Jason Schlarb won UTMB Oman on an low-carb, high-fat diet, says fifth place finisher

December 9th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

A recently Daily Telegraph article reveals ultrarunners enjoying considerable success on a diet containing almost no carbohydrate


Camille Herron breaks 24-hour WR and US 100-mile record at Desert Solstice

December 9th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Herron exudes joy in every photo at one of the US’s most gruelling endurance challenges


VIDEO: Faceplant highlights from Euro XC champs

December 9th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The two days of rain before today’s European Championships in Tilburg, Netherlands pretty much guaranteed some major wipeouts on the course


Thousands of fake Nike shoes seized by US Customs

December 6th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

The US border patrol agency reports a major bust of counterfeit goods bound for California


Ideal post-race pig-outs from U Sports champs

December 6th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

We polled the winning teams from this year’s U Sports XC championships on their favourite recovery foods after a big effort


Caster Semenya featured on cover of Forbes Woman Africa

December 6th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The choice to feature the 800m champion on the cover sparked controversy online


Student-athlete Noah Farrelly dies after being hit by a van on Stony Brook University campus

December 6th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The freshman at Stony Brook University on Long Island was jogging alone on campus when the incident occurred


Cold weather dressing: what to wear at different temperatures

December 5th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Here’s our handy guide to dressing for winter running


Vitamin D linked to cardiorespiratory fitness, study shows

December 5th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Though previous studies have been inconclusive, there is new evidence that vitamin D boosts VO2 max


Brazilian runner who completed 3 Comrades Marathons killed by a truck in Rio

December 5th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Little is known about the Brazilian runner who completed the Comrades Marathons in 2000, 2012, and 2018


Kipchoge voted 2018 IAAF Male Athlete of the Year

December 4th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Unaccustomed as we are to seeing the world’s fastest marathoner dressed in black tie, it looked great on him in Monaco today


Holiday gift idea for runners: the Kudos race medal coaster

December 4th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

The Kudos Coaster Plus makes a novel and useful way to preserve your most prized race medals