Timothy Olson Joins The North Face Global Athlete Team

Jan 8th 2013

2970-undefined?scl=2

Today The North Face officially announced the news that world-renowned ultrarunner Timothy Olson, 29, of Ashland, Ore. has joined its global athlete team of more than 75 professional athletes, which includes runners, snowboarders, skiers, rock climbers and mountaineers. Read more

High-Intensity Holiday

Dec 5th 2012

How am I supposed to train through the schedule-busting madness of Thanksgiving through New Year’s? Read more

Plantar Fasciitis

Dec 5th 2012

Dakota Jones has plantar fasciitis. Find out what he's trying in order to cure it. Read more

Your Ultra-Training Bag of Tricks: Two-A-Days

Dec 4th 2012

How to use two-a-days (doubles) in training for an ultra marathon. Two-a-days refers to completing two workouts in the same day. One of the two runs is usually shorter and easier in effort. Read more

The North Face Endurance Challenge Championship Preview

Nov 28th 2012

The North Face Endurance Challenge Championship weekend is just around the corner and with rain expected to pummel the San Francisco Bay Area through Sunday, it should be a particularly exciting race. Both the men's and women's elite fields are deep with competition, and The North Face endurance team will be out in full force. Read more

Hal Koerner Wins the Hardrock 100

Jul 24th 2012

Race morning began with all the usual hectic runaround with an hour to go. Walking into the gym one minute from not making the official starting list only heightened things. If you aren’t there to check in 15 minutes before the race they give your spot to the next person on the waiting list and I ended up cutting it the closest... Read more

Your Bag of Tricks: Essential Elements of Successful Ultramarathon Training

Apr 4th 2012

It’s the day before your ultramarathon. Equipment, clothes, powders and gels are spread from wall to wall. You painstakingly divvy up these supplies among drop bags, knowing when and where they’ll be most beneficial during tomorrow’s race. Read more

Single-Track Hayasa with Cradle Technology

Feb 7th 2012

1687-undefined?scl=1

Run the path of least resistance in the Single-Track Hayasa. Biomechanically engineered to protect your foot so you can run outside longer over any terrain. Learn More

Run Cooler, Run Longer with The Better Than Naked Jacket

Feb 6th 2012

1688-undefined?scl=1

The Better Than Naked Jacket eliminates heat and moisture with breakthrough Convective Cooling and layered venting technology so you stay cool, dry and comfortable. Learn More

Endurance Challenge Registration Now Open

Feb 2nd 2012

1686-undefined?scl=1

Let the challenge begin. The first race of The North Face Endurance Challenge series starts May 5-6 in Bear Mountain, NY. Visit the thenorthface.com/endurancechallenge to find a race near you. Hurry, registration is filling up fast. Read more

Ironman World Championship 70.3 Bike Course Preview

Sep 6th 2011

After five years of complaints and criticism surrounding the Ironman World Championship 70.3 course in Clearwater, Fla., the prestigious mid-distance championship has relocated to Lake Las Vegas. Read more

In the News: How Running or Jogging Can Help You Lose Various Things

Aug 31st 2011

Readers, I have some good news and some sad news. As covered recently in approximately 18,000 media outlets, Duke University researchers have concluded that "Jogging beats weight lifting for losing belly fat." Read more

GORE-TEX TransRockies Run: Conclusion

Aug 29th 2011

If you’ve ever considered entering a multiday stage race, I would highly recommend the Gore-Tex TransRockies run. This event is wonderfully organized and the aid and support along the way is tremendous. Read more

Pre-TNF UTMB Interviews with Lizzy Hawker and Helen Cospolich

Aug 23rd 2011

Pre-race interviews with Lizzy Hawker and Helen Cospolich before the 2011 TNF Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc. Read more

Digital meets the trail at UTMB...

Aug 9th 2011

The North Face® have unveiled an exciting new LiveTrail APP integrating Facebook© and Twitter© which allows fans, family and followers to virtually run alongside the world’s premier ultra-runners at The North Face® Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® 2011... Read more

Blister Relief

Aug 3rd 2011

While running 3,000 miles across the country, I suffered only one small blister along the way. This may lead you to conclude that I know volumes about blister prevention. I don't, and fortunately, I don't need to. Read more

Drumming and Running, Revisited

Jul 26th 2011

Almost exactly three years ago in this space, we asked, Are you fit as a drummmer? The inspiration for this question came from an article in the Sunday Times of London, which said: After an eight-year study of Clem Burke Read more

Interview | Two Runners with The North Face: Rory Bosio & Kami Semick

Jul 26th 2011

Recently, we had the chance to sit down and talk with Rory Bosio and Kami Semick, our runners who represent The North Face that will be joining us at Squaw Valley in just a few days! Read more

Is Paddleboard Yoga the Next Big Trend?

Jul 25th 2011

Seattle</a> to Syracuse, classes combining yoga and stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) are catching on with both yoga and water sports enthusiasts. News stories are popping up all over about the combination, which promises to offer a challenging twist on the practice of yoga. From what we can tell, it's exactly what it sounds like: Yoga poses on a giant surf board. Read more

The Most Beautiful Distance in the World: 0.2 Mile

Jul 20th 2011

It's rare that you'll see an RW Daily post devoted to clarifying a previous RW Daily post, but this is one such instance. So pay attention! After yesterday's post, The Most Beautiful 2 Words in the English Language, I felt... Read more

Free Outdoor Yoga Classes

Jul 20th 2011

It's a winning trifecta: Yoga. Nature. Free. <br><br>This summer, it seems like everyone wants to be with the trees, wind and sky while they practice. There's nothing like balancing in Tree Pose, humbled and inspired by the real thing all around you. And even better, many outdoor yoga classes are free, many as an offering to the community. Read more

San Juan Mountain Trail Running Photos

Jul 20th 2011

Trail running photos from the San Juan Mountains. Related articles:<ol> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2011/07/2011-hardrock-100-results.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: 2011 Hardrock 100 Results and Roundup">2011 Hardrock 100 Results and Roundup</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2008/09/leadville-100-photos-and-post.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: Leadville 100 Photos and Post-TransRockies Run Update">Leadville 100 Photos and Post-TransRockies Run Update</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2010/09/the-2010-ultra-trail-du-mont-blanc-in-pictures.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: The 2010 Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc in Pictures">The 2010 Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc in Pictures</a></li> </ol> Read more

The Most Beautiful 2 Words in the English Language

Jul 19th 2011

As a guy who uses language and stuff wordsmith, I couldn't resist clicking this headline when I saw it recently: What’s the Most Beautiful Word in the English Language? That headline led me to a post on a blog called … Read more

MTA5K to ACH

Jul 19th 2011

<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-W-QfG0ftnvk/TiT3w0msAEI/AAAAAAAACYg/8BMRU1minZQ/s1600/MTA5K.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="295" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-W-QfG0ftnvk/TiT3w0msAEI/AAAAAAAACYg/8BMRU1minZQ/s320/MTA5K.jpg" width="320">&#160;</a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><br></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">Yes, the logo looks like an 80's ski genre movie poster complete with snow and egg yolk sun.&#160; Read more

Is Blogging Revolutionizing Yoga?

Jul 19th 2011

Is yoga blogging the new<em> jnana</em> yoga? At the Yoga Festival Toronto (August 19-21) a few of the most vocal yoga bloggers in the blogosphere will attempt to answer this question during a panel discussion called <a href="http://yogacommunity.ca/wordpress/?page_id=1194">"Yogging Heads: The Cutting Edge of Yoga."</a> (Get it? Yoga + blogging = yogging.) </p><p> Read more

Toddlers + Track = Cuteness

Jul 18th 2011

Looking for a little dose of running-related cuteness? If so, it's your lucky day. From Denver, Colorado's 9news.com: All this summer, hundreds of kids and their parents have been watching one little runner on the track at the Apex Center Read more

Kendall Mountain Marathon and UTMB Training

Jul 18th 2011

A recount of Bryon Powell's 2011 Kendall Mountain Marathon and UTMB training. Related articles:<ol> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2010/11/2011-trail-and-ultra-race-plans.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: 2011 Trail and Ultra Race Plans?">2011 Trail and Ultra Race Plans?</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2011/07/dakota-jones-and-matt-hart-pre-2011-hardrock-100-interview.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: Dakota Jones and Matt Hart Pre-2011 Hardrock 100 Interview">Dakota Jones and Matt Hart Pre-2011 Hardrock 100 Interview</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2009/03/marathon-des-sables-training-weeks-8-22.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: Marathon des Sables Training: Weeks 9-22">Marathon des Sables Training: Weeks 9-22</a></li> </ol> Read more

Seeing Trail Running Through New Eyes

Jul 15th 2011

Bryon Powell talks about his trail running adventures before and after LASIK vision correction. Related articles:<ol> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2011/07/julbo-ultra-sunglasses.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: Julbo Ultra Sunglasses">Julbo Ultra Sunglasses</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2008/07/running-sunglasses.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: Running Sunglasses Overview">Running Sunglasses Overview</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2009/04/869-2009-mds-stage-3-56-miles.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: 2009 MdS: Stage 3 (56 miles)">2009 MdS: Stage 3 (56 miles)</a></li> </ol> Read more

Nick Clark Post-2011 Hardrock 100 Interview

Jul 13th 2011

An interview with Nick Clark after the 2011 Hardrock 100, where he finished second. Related articles:<ol> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2011/07/dakota-jones-post-2011-hardrock-100-interview.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: Dakota Jones Post-2011 Hardrock 100 Interview">Dakota Jones Post-2011 Hardrock 100 Interview</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2011/07/nick-clark-pre-2011-hardrock-100-interview.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: Nick Clark Pre-2011 Hardrock 100 Interview">Nick Clark Pre-2011 Hardrock 100 Interview</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2011/06/nick-clark-post-2011-western-states-100-interview.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: Nick Clark Post-2011 Western States 100 Interview">Nick Clark Post-2011 Western States 100 Interview</a></li> </ol> Read more

Dakota Jones Post-2011 Hardrock 100 Interview

Jul 12th 2011

An interview with Dakota Jones after his second place finish at the 2011 Hardrock 100. Related articles:<ol> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2011/07/nick-clark-post-2011-hardrock-100-interview.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: Nick Clark Post-2011 Hardrock 100 Interview">Nick Clark Post-2011 Hardrock 100 Interview</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2011/07/dakota-jones-and-matt-hart-pre-2011-hardrock-100-interview.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: Dakota Jones and Matt Hart Pre-2011 Hardrock 100 Interview">Dakota Jones and Matt Hart Pre-2011 Hardrock 100 Interview</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2010/12/dave-mackey-dakota-jones-pre-tnf-ec-interview.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: Dave Mackey &amp; Dakota Jones Pre-TNF EC Interview">Dave Mackey &amp; Dakota Jones Pre-TNF EC Interview</a></li> </ol> Read more

Julien Chorier Post-2011 Hardrock 100 Interview

Jul 11th 2011

iRunFar interviews Julien Chorier following his win at the 2011 Hardrock 100. Related articles:<ol> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2011/07/julien-chorier-pre-2011-hardrock-100-interview.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: Julien Chorier Pre-2011 Hardrock 100 Interview">Julien Chorier Pre-2011 Hardrock 100 Interview</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2011/07/2011-hardrock-100-results.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: 2011 Hardrock 100 Results and Roundup">2011 Hardrock 100 Results and Roundup</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.irunfar.com/2010/08/vince-delebarre-and-julien-chorier-pre-2010-utmb-interviews.html" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: Vince Delebarre and Julien Chorier Pre-2010 UTMB Interviews">Vince Delebarre and Julien Chorier Pre-2010 UTMB Interviews</a></li> </ol> Read more

Come Get Some!

Jul 8th 2011

<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mJse_UaJy0U/Thd2oX9KdjI/AAAAAAAACYQ/75-l3jM0870/s1600/SOB.jpeg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="127" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mJse_UaJy0U/Thd2oX9KdjI/AAAAAAAACYQ/75-l3jM0870/s400/SOB.jpeg" width="400">&#160;</a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">The 2011 <a href="http://www.siskiyououtback.com/">Siskiyou Out Back</a> is tomorrow and with that we want to wish everyone a great time on trails. &#160;</div> Read more

The Right Tools for the Job

Jul 3rd 2011

How many shoes are in your regular rotation? A lot of beginner runners typically own one pair of running shoes but quickly find one pair isn’t enough. More experienced runners usually have several shoes in their quiver, but sometimes those of us who have been running for a long time don’t have... Read more

Western States - a Bearish Ending

Jun 28th 2011

<div class="MsoNormal">I was in Northern California last weekend for <a href="http://www.WS100.com/home.html">Western States 100</a>.  Nature handed us a beautiful day as we headed out from Squaw Valley at 5am on our 100 mile journey.  </div> Read more

Remembering Ric

Jun 22nd 2011

<div style="text-align: center;"><b>Ric Sayre 1954-2011</b></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br></div><div style="text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-x1JVyhlumwg/TgIuWrace5I/AAAAAAAACYM/3Al7In1N9Xk/s1600/RicSayre.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-x1JVyhlumwg/TgIuWrace5I/AAAAAAAACYM/3Al7In1N9Xk/s320/RicSayre.JPG" width="320"></a></div><div></div><div style="margin-bottom: 0in; text-align: left;"><br></div><div style="margin-bottom: 0in; text-align: left;"> <span style="font-size: small;">“</span><span style="font-size: small;">Hey Ric”. I sure will miss saying that. </span> </div><div style="text-align: left;"></div><div style="margin-bottom: 0in; text-align: left;"><span style="font-size: small;"><br></span></div><div style="text-align: left;"></div><div style="margin-bottom: 0in; text-align: left;"> <span style="font-size: small;">He was so understated and even keeled that calmness and capability seemed to effervesce from his pores. Read more

Granite Man and More

Jun 21st 2011

<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><br><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/--TYXOuSSL80/TfrbGItNPhI/AAAAAAAACXg/0CnKBS75kzo/s1600/GMHEADER.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="239" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/--TYXOuSSL80/TfrbGItNPhI/AAAAAAAACXg/0CnKBS75kzo/s320/GMHEADER.JPG" width="320"></a></div><br>The picture above portrays many a serene Sunday at Applegate lake, but if you look close you can see that on this day a battle was brewing up in the hills that ring the reservoir.&#160; Read more

Best Town Ever

Jun 10th 2011

<div class="bylineExtra"> <div class="noindex"> <h1 class="articleHead">Ashland on the short list for 'Best Town in America' honor</h1> <div class="bdySubTitle">Outside Magazine has 10 finalists; you can vote online</div> </div> </div><div class="bylineText"> Read more

This is Bazically How it Went Down

Jun 8th 2011

<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div align="left" class="MsoNormal"> <span style="color: #ffcc00; font-family: Verdana; font-size: x-small;"> <span style="color: black; line-height: 115%;"><br></span></span><br><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-6jsT2GYnnms/Te-kmI3SEXI/AAAAAAAACXU/tDn-qRl67H8/s1600/shadowtree.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="320" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-6jsT2GYnnms/Te-kmI3SEXI/AAAAAAAACXU/tDn-qRl67H8/s320/shadowtree.JPG" width="239"></a></div> <span style="color: #ffcc00; font-family: Verdana; font-size: x-small;"> <span style="color: black; line-height: 115%;"><br></span></span> </div><div align="left" class="MsoNormal"><i><span style="color: #ffcc00; font-family: Verdana; font-size: x-small;"><span style="color: black; line-height: 115%;">"G’Day to one and all, on this very nice Monday in Oakhurst, California!</span></span> Read more

Staring at the Sun

Jun 8th 2011

The longest days of the year are here and, in many parts of the country, enduring sunlight. In past years I've avoided putting on sunscreen because it smells bad and leaves me feeling like I'm covered in a thin coat of plastic until my next shower. On a hot summer day, nothing Read more

Comrades 2011

Jun 4th 2011

<div style="font: 12.0px Helvetica; margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px;"><img alt="Comrades_Marathon.jpg"></div><div style="font: 12.0px Helvetica; margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px;"><br></div><div style="font: 12.0px Helvetica; margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px;"> </div><div class="MsoNormal">I returned to South Africa last week to run the historic Comrades Marathon race.<span style="">   </span>The specifics:<span style="">  </span>86.97 kilometers (54 miles).<span style="">  </span>This year was an “up” run – starting in Durban and ending in Pietermaritzburg.<span style="">  Read more

Are Your Toes Correct?

Jun 3rd 2011

Both the current revolution in running shoes and the natural running trend are tied to the notion that a runner's form can be more efficient when the foot is able to move more freely, as if it were unshod. While working through his own foot problems and reading research of the late Dr. William Rossi [...] Read more

2011 Comrades Marathon Preview

May 27th 2011

A preview of the 2011 Comrades Marathon. Read more

“Hell On Two Wheels” Tops Cycling Books

May 25th 2011

San Diego author&rsquo;s &ldquo;Hell on Two Wheels&rdquo; takes readers inside the 3,000 mile Race Across America. When Amy Snyder first Read more

Inside Triathlon Magazine Archives: A Profile Of Linsey Corbin

May 25th 2011

T.J. Murphy, went to visit Corbin in her home in Montana. The following is the story that came out of that visit&mdash;including an in-depth look at how she overhauled her training regimen Read more

Terra Nova Ultra 1 Bottle Pack Review

May 25th 2011

A review of the Terra Nova Ultra 1 waist bottle pack. Read more

Photo Gallery: 2011 Swimwear—Jolyn Clothing

May 24th 2011

From the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel &amp; Bungalows, Professional XTERRA athlete Lesley Paterson models the Jolyn Clothing Eco Vent Top and Eco Euro Bottom. Photos: Damien Noble Andrews Read more

Have You Ever Hit a Car?

May 24th 2011

In Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, Lewis Carroll's sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Alice finds herself exploring a fantasy world that is a mirror image of the one she's used to. After today's run, I can &hellip; <a href="http://rwdaily.runnersworld.com/2011/05/have-you-ever-hit-a-car.html"> Read more

NYC's Outdoor Smoking Ban: A Minor Victory for Runners

May 24th 2011

It's official, fellow oxygen lovers: We are one full day into New York City's ban on smoking in most outdoor places. CNN.com explains the new law thusly: The law, which Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed in February after it was passed &hellip; <a href="http://rwdaily.runnersworld.com/2011/05/nycs-outdoor-smoking-ban-a-minor-victory-for-runners.html"> Read more

'What We Learned About Runner's World,' by Some Awesome South Mountain Middle School Students

May 23rd 2011

Note from Mark: This post comes courtesy of several students from South Mountain Middle School, Allentown, Pa., who visited the Runner's World offices recently to learn what goes into making a magazine and a web site. For the online portion &hellip; <a href="http://rwdaily.runnersworld.com/2011/05/what-we-learned-about-runners-world-by-some-awesome-south-mountain-middle-school-students.html"> Read more




Faces of our Brand

 -  -
 -  -


Gear Up


 -  -


 -
 -