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Articles on running from the experts at Competitor Magazine and competitor.com. Includes feature articles, interviews, running shoe and gear reviews.

Medal Mania: Are We Going Overboard with the Awards?

We all love medals, but one runner wonders if the fanfare surrounding finisher medals distracts us from why we really race.

The Pros and Cons of Small Races Versus Big Races

Do you get more from running a small local race or a big city race?

Ancestral Athletes: American Runners Chase Olympic Dreams for Other Countries

[Editor’s note: This story has been updated from the original version posted on July 1 to reflect Olympic results.] David Torrence

How Fitness Personality Robin Arzón Empowers Others to Run

Empowering fitness personality Robin Arzón rewrote the script of her life to overcome challenges and inspire others.

Running Around the World in 7 Days

Glen Avery has run a marathon on each of the seven continents twice, and has yet to run his greatest challenge.

From Broke Gambler to Director of a Running Nonprofit

Terence Gerchberg went from losing everything he owned to changing his life and others’ through running.

Discovering Los Angeles Street Art on the Run

BlacklistLA combines late-night running with urban art in the heart of Los Angeles.

Running 453 miles on Oregon’s Pacific Crest Trail in 8 Days for Charity

Three men attempt running 453 miles in a week along the Oregon's Pacific Crest Trail.

Can the Latest Sports Testing Tech Help You Become Faster?

Physiological tests are becoming more affordable, scientifically rigid and specialized for the citizen athlete. But what can a few tests

What Is The Fight Over Rule 40 and Why Should You Care?

Athletes are speaking out about the sponsorship injustices associated with competing at the Olympics.

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