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The Best Hats to Add to Your Running Attire

By Samantha Lefave | June 11, 2018

Whether you’re going for a quick run in the rain or logging longer miles on a sunny afternoon, one of the easiest ways to keep yourself

Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Active Dads

By Samantha Lefave | June 8, 2018

Father’s Day is right around the corner, and if dad’s go-to activity is logging miles, he’s going to love any of this top-notch

The Rundown: Hoka One One Cavu

By Susan Lacke | June 1, 2018

THE RUNDOWN: The Cavu is the Hoka’s younger, lighter, faster and sexier shoe. Surface: Road    Stability: Neutral   Heel-Toe

Editor’s Picks: Week of May 28 – June 1

By Women's Running and Competitor Editors | May 30, 2018

We’re never quite sure of how to feel about a four-day week after a holiday. On the one hand, the week goes by faster, on the other, it

The Rundown: Altra Paradigm 4.0

By Kimberli Weeks | May 21, 2018

THE RUNDOWN: The Altra Paradigm 4.0 is a visually-pleasing, stable shoe for marathoners Surface: Road    Pronation: Neutral   Stack

6 Ways to Carry Water on Runs

By Susan Lacke | May 17, 2018

There’s no way around it. On runs lasting more than an hour, you’re going to need to drink up. Though some runners stay hydrated by

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