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  • Prefontaine Classic: These Six Women Track Stars Crushed the Season-Ending Meet

    “], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote, a.btn, a.o-button”} }”> Heading out the door? Read this article on the new Outside+ app available now on iOS devices for members! >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>Download the app. The world’s best track and field athletes came to Eugene, Oregon, on September 16-17 for Hayward Magic (and perhaps money,…

  • Tracksmith Launches Varsity Club Program to Support Collegiate Athletes

    “], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote, a.btn, a.o-button”} }”> Heading out the door? Read this article on the new Outside+ app available now on iOS devices for members! >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>Download the app. In an ever-evolving world of athlete support models, and in light of landmark 2021 NCAA legislation allowing college athletes to…

  • Building a Professional Running Team One Stride at a Time

    “], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote, a.btn, a.o-button”} }”> Cory Leslie has always loved a starting line. For years, he fueled this passion as a professional runner—poised and ready to race. Now, as a coach, Leslie is toeing a new kind of starting line. He’s spent the past two years building…

  • Leading the Way for Female Running Coaches

    “], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote, a.btn, a.o-button”} }”> When Lara Rogers accepted a job as head coach for Under Armour’s Mission Run Baltimore Distance women’s team, she was one of just four female professional coaches in track and field and cross-country in the United States (now, a year later, there…

  • Courtney Dauwalter Wins UTMB in Grand Finale to Historic Summer

    “], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote, a.btn, a.o-button”} }”> Heading out the door? Read this article on the new Outside+ app available now on iOS devices for members! >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>Download the app. In hindsight, Courtney Dauwalter had 50 miles left of racing in her legs this summer when she toed the start…

  • Watch: This Six-Star Marathon Finisher Runs for Representation

    “], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote, a.btn, a.o-button”} }”> Heading out the door? Read this article on the new Outside+ app available now on iOS devices for members! >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>Download the app. For running influencer Alexandria Williams, becoming an Abbott Six-Star finisher was the culmination of a two-decade-plus running journey. In a…

  • What’s Sifan Hassan’s Secret? Restlessness.

    “], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote, a.btn, a.o-button”} }”> Heading out the door? Read this article on the new Outside+ app available now on iOS devices for members! >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>Download the app. “Most of the time, we say that when we have success, life gets easier, but I think it gets harder,”…

  • The Fastest 60-Year-Old Woman on Earth Is Only Getting Faster

    “], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote, a.btn, a.o-button”} }”> Heading out the door? Read this article on the new Outside+ app available now on iOS devices for members! >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>Download the app. If you follow master’s track and field, it’s hard to miss Sue McDonald’s astonishing accomplishments this season, including eight world…

  • Kellyn Taylor Announced to Join the Ranks of the 2023 TCS New York City Marathon

    “], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote, a.btn, a.o-button”} }”> Heading out the door? Read this article on the new Outside+ app available now on iOS devices for members! >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>Download the app. One second. That’s how close marathoner Kellyn Taylor was to Helalia Johannes in the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon.…

  • The Unstoppable Claire Bannwarth Just Set a New Self-Supported FKT on the Colorado Trail

    “], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote, a.btn, a.o-button”} }”> Heading out the door? Read this article on the new Outside+ app available now on iOS devices for members! >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>Download the app. Claire Bannwarth is a trail running machine. Already this year the 34-year-old French runner won the 268-mile Montane Spine Race…

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