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June 8, 2012

On June 3, 1972, New York Road Runners staged the world’s first all-women’s road race, the 6-mile Crazylegs Mini Marathon.

June 8, 2012

Outside of the quaint, still untrammeled Brazilian town of Lencois (pronounced LEN-soys), the rivers and streams run a dark, reddish brown—a byproduct of the tannins in the lush forest that s

June 8, 2012

Mission Workshop is an upstart bag manufacturer with deep roots in the bicycle messenger business.

June 8, 2012

Surfers are accustomed to travelling long distances, paying close attention to weather and tide patterns and, even when they find perfect conditions, sometimes they have to deal with crowded lineup

June 5, 2012

Most people will never come close to traveling around the world.

June 6, 2012

The Prefontaine Classic—one of the last major track meets where the mile distance is still raced—was held this past weekend at Eu

June 7, 2012

Until now, backpackers divided cooking equipment and power solutions into two totally separate equipment categories, but two new devices debuting this summer brilliantly combine these disparate gea

June 7, 2012

Dave Cornthwaite recently pedaled a four-wheel pedal-car 1,000 miles from Memphis to Miami, and that may be about the dullest thing he’s done in recent memory.

After a terrifying encounter...

June 8, 2012

Quiksilver is offering a custom-tailored option that lets users log on and customize their shorts, including pattern, individual panels, draw-cord color and thread—plus, you can even get your

June 11, 2012

Packing for your first long thru hike is a complicated game of Tetris, indeed.

June 7, 2012

The stiffening of arteries, which circulate oxygen-rich blood around the body, is an inevitable byproduct of aging—one that has been

June 4, 2012

To understand surfing, you need to know the lingo. Learn these basic terms for the waves you catch and your place in them, and you can stop crooning like a kook.

June 12, 2012

Sailing the Northwest Passage—the icy waterways through the Arctic Ocean that connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans—is a treacherous undertaking, even for large vessels.

June 12, 2012

Since the mid-1980s, roughly 275 million visitors have flocked to America's national parks each year, eager to breathe fresh air and experience the country's most treasured landscapes, from

June 12, 2012

This is what happens when lack of preparation meets backcountry ingenuity. A pair of U.S.

June 12, 2012

After 17 years of climbing, Hirotaka Takeuchi finally made the summit he was reaching for by becoming the first Japanese mountaineer to scale the world’s

June 12, 2012

When a cyclone or hurricane no longer threatens large coastal populations, forecasters and news anchors have a habit of saying that it’s “blown harmlessly out to sea.” But try tel

June 12, 2012

Climbing giant Black Diamond Inc. is at it again, this time expanding into the world of action sports protective gear.

June 12, 2012

Remember when the barefoot running fad first hit?

June 12, 2012

San Francisco’s Alite Designs may be onto something.

May 30, 2012

We stand around the Icelandic marsh in silence.

June 12, 2012

Ski cross racing is coming under fire in the wake of a crash that killed a competitor last winter.

June 12, 2012

There's sad news from one of America’s most beloved national parks: a woman died on the very first day of her summer job as a Yellowstone concessionaire after falling into Yellowstone&rsq