Competitor.com http://running.competitor.com Your Online Source for Running Fri, 20 Apr 2018 06:05:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.2 http://running.competitor.com/files/2017/06/cropped-android-chrome-512x512-32x32.png Competitor.com http://running.competitor.com 32 32 Amby Burfoot On Running Boston 50 Years After Win http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/boston-marathon-2018/amby-burfoot-on-50th-anniversary_170408 Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:42:15 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170408 In 1965, Amby Burfoot entered the Boston Marathon for the first time and finished in 25th place. Back then, to get a bib, runners only

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6 Seriously-Underrated National Park Runs http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/trail-running/six-underrated-national-park-runs_170399 Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:37:03 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170399 Running in America’s national parks can be an unforgettable experience. After all, few things compare to the challenge of a rim-to-rim

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Nike Creates New 3D-Printed Textile With Eliud Kipchoge http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/news/nikes-new-textile_170373 Wed, 18 Apr 2018 19:07:56 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170373 From Hansons-Brooks runner Desiree Linden becoming the first American female to win in Boston in 33 years to Japanese Yuki Kawauchi

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Some of Our Favorite Boston Marathon Instagram Posts http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/news/the-best-boston-marathon-instagrams_170381 Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:50:46 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170381 Maybe it’s just us but we’re still (slowly) coming down from our Boston Marathon high. We loved getting to hear all your

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A Mile-by-Mile Look at the Boston Marathon Course http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/boston-marathon-2018/dissecting-the-boston-marathon-course_170359 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 21:57:39 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170359 Video originally appeared on Women’s Running and was produced by Greg Liszt, music by Jenna Moynihan and text by Rebecca Warren. The

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Video: Des Linden Talks About Training for Boston http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/boston-marathon-2018/des-linden-on-training-for-boston_170364 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 19:14:44 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170364 Video courtesy of Visit Mammoth Boston Marathon winner Desiree Linden shares how training in Mammoth helps her prepare for her running

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All About Boston’s Newest Champ Yuki Kawauchi http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/boston-marathon-2018/all-about-yuki-kawauchi_170340 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 17:40:31 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170340 For one athlete, Monday’s brutal weather conditions were a welcomed adversary during the Boston Marathon: Champion Yuki Kawauchi .

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Boston 2018 Coldest on Record http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/boston-marathon-2018/boston-2018-cold_170327 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:02:43 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170327 Mother Nature unleashed her wrath on the Boston Marathon to create 30-degree temperatures, freezing rain, and headwinds of more than 25

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How Music Can Help You Bust Your Running Rut http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/sponsored/music-can-help-bust-running-rut_170290 Mon, 16 Apr 2018 20:43:05 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170290 When the going gets tough, the tough turn to Beyoncé. Or Springsteen. Or Kanye. Many a runner knows the power of a good playlist on a run,

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Sarah Sellers, Who? http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/boston-marathon-2018/who-is-sarah-sellers_170313 Mon, 16 Apr 2018 20:19:17 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170313 If you’re like most people, as the announcer for the 2018 Boston Marathon read aloud Sarah Sellers’ name as the second place

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Des & Shalane’s Friendship Embodies #TogetherForward http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/boston-marathon-2018/des-linden-shalane-flanagan-squadgoals_170302 Mon, 16 Apr 2018 18:34:02 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170302 Des Linden’s win at the Boston Marathon may have come as a surprise to some, but there’s one person who isn’t shocked:

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Yuki Kawauchi Dominates Men’s Race in Boston http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/boston-marathon-2018/yuki-kawauchi-dominates-mens-race-boston_170284 Mon, 16 Apr 2018 17:32:02 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170284 If you didn’t know the name Yuki Kawauchi before, you probably do now. The Japanese marathoner bested a stacked men’s field and wet

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Desiree Linden Wins Boston Marathon http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/boston-marathon-2018/desiree-linden-wins-boston-marathon_170279 Mon, 16 Apr 2018 16:52:34 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170279 She is the first American woman to win Boston since 1985.

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American Desiree Linden & Japanese Yuki Kawauchi Win Boston http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/boston-marathon-2018/desiree-linden-wins-boston_170267 Mon, 16 Apr 2018 16:12:08 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170267 American and Hansons-Brooks runner Desiree Linden has won the Boston Marathon! The six-time Boston runner broke the tape at 2:39:54 to be

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Fueling Do’s and Don’ts For Your Next Marathon http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/nutrition/fueling-for-your-next-marathon_157858 Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:06:24 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=157858 Follow these do’s and don’ts of marathon fueling to help your next marathon be your best.

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Jordan Hasay Drops Out of Boston Hours Before Big Race http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/boston-marathon-2018/jordan-hasay-drops-out-of-boston_170258 Sun, 15 Apr 2018 22:35:23 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170258 Only hours before the Boston Marathon, Nike Oregon Project runner Jordan Hasay tweeted that she would no longer be participating in the

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9 Questions With Two-Time Olympian Desiree Linden http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/boston-marathon-2018/get-to-know-desiree-linden_170248 Sat, 14 Apr 2018 20:04:43 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170248 With two more days to go, Marathon Monday is coming up pretty quick. As more and more people began to filter into Beantown on Friday, the

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5 Pro Tips on Jumping Into Ultras http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/news/pro-tips-moving-ultras_161120 Sat, 14 Apr 2018 19:32:57 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=161120 Ultra-endurance athlete Meredith Edwards offers tips on how you can go beyond the marathon this year.

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Our 9 Favorite Finds at the Boston Marathon Expo http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/boston-marathon-2018/best-finds-boston-marathon-expo_170230 Sat, 14 Apr 2018 19:12:48 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170230 The Boston Marathon expo is one of the running industry’s premier exhibitions for new and exciting products and services. This year

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Elite Athletes Ready for Boston Marathon http://running.competitor.com/2018/04/boston-marathon-2018/elites-ready-for-boston_170218 Fri, 13 Apr 2018 17:53:31 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170218 At this morning’s Elite Athletes press conference for the Boston Marathon, some of America’s fiercest competitors shared their pre-race

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