The Best Hybrid Running Shoes for the Road, Trail, and Beyond

Although trail shoes might seem like an unnecessary purchase for most people, these dirt-adapted running shoes can actually be very versatile, and you don’t need to be a hardcore ultrarunner to get a lot of use out of them. If you regularly run on both pavement and dirt trails, hybrid running shoes (which combine features … Read more

An Inside Look at UTMB, the World Series of Ultrarunning

The Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc is a single-stage mountain ultramarathon that draws the world’s top ultrarunners. It’s an agonizing ~105-mile route that features over six miles of ascent around Mont Blanc Massif. We got an inside peek at the action (and the anguish). Consider this your introduction to UTMB, the World Series of ultrarunning. A quarter … Read more

Best Race-Day Fuel for Marathoners and Triathletes

Marathon season is nearly upon us, and while the 26.2-mile footrace is over 120 years old, long-distance races have been around since the ancient Egyptians. Thankfully, shoe advancements are akin to strapping rockets to your feet, and nutrition options have become way more forward-thinking. After all, superior race-day fuel yields speedier race times—it’s science. “An … Read more