Want to feel small? Clumsy? Heavy? Earthbound? Slow? Be reminded that you’re just another speck in nature’s vast canvas of life?
It’s been just over a month since Micah True, the ultrarunner made famous by the best-selling 2009 book Born to
Move over Amundsen, Peary and Nansen.
Marilyn Bailey, 61, is a proud member of an elite club called the Hall of Mud—an honorific she earned by completing the Hagg Lake 50K no fewer than t
In my competitive cross country days, my appetite was never satisfied.
While most of the cycling world is focused on the Giro d’Italia, at least a few pros ar
At the end of this summer, a squad of current and former Penn State track athletes will attempt to break the 1,000-mile relay record.
The world-record attempt is being put...
Most riders I talk to tell me that they face three big obstacles when it comes to starting a training program:
From Day 15 to Day 21 on the river, September proves the perils of a long, hot summer. The Mississippi headwaters are low.
From Day 22 to Day 36, fortune starrts to smile on this intreptd team of resilient river rats. The expedition disembarks on the shores of a well-regarded boat building shop.
The 2012 Giro d’Italia promises to be an exciting one, as usual. A very challenging course will greet the riders beginning on...
It’s been a harrowing couple of days of racing in Denmark, as the Giro d’Italia wraps up its first few stages abroad and heads south for some Italian sunshine.
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly recently unveiled plans to, ahem, upgrade the East Rim of the Grand Canyon.
At least eight people were found dead last Saturday, May 5, when a spring storm changed suddenly from rain to snow near Nagano, surprising climbers in Japan's Northern Alps.
The story begins in Kingston, Ontario. Brett Rogers and his crew build a York boat named Annie.
The sky is falling on Everest. Or, more accurately, rocks are falling because no snow will.
When Tenzig Norgay and Ed Hillary first topped out on Everest in 1953, it took five days for the news to reach the outside world.
You know you are talent-rich when you don’t bother to include the current world record-holder on your Olympic marathon squad.
It was heart disease that ultimately killed 58-year-old ultrarunner Micah True in late March, according to an autopsy
How much do you know about Hawaii? Besides the Seven Mile Miracle, I mean. Besides Pipeline and Waimea Bay.
You don’t have to own a Top Chef-class RV to whip up a nice backcountry meal.