RUNNER'S WORLD is filled with powerful information that will help you run faster and farther and have more fun doing it! Every issue brings you the strategies, tips and advice to fuel your performance, prevent injuries, burn fat, shed stress, and achieve your personal goals.
Chasing Cheserek • A PHOTO ESSAY BY MARK DAVIS
Quick Sand • TRADE IN THE PAVEMENT FOR THE BEACH TO GET MORE OUT OF EVERY MILE.
Treadmill Power • A DIEHARD OUTDOOR RUNNER FINDS THAT NEW APPS AND MACHINES MAKE POUNDING THE SLABS MORE FUN AND EFFECTIVE (FINALLY).
Hype or Hero? • IT’S HARD TO IGNORE THESE TRENDY FOODS. HERE’S HOW TO KNOW WHICH ARE WORTH THEIR SALT.
The Sensory Run • TUNING INTO YOUR BODY, INSTEAD OF TUNING OUT WITH TECH, CAN REVIVE A STALE RUNNING ROUTINE. HERE’S HOW.
Amelia Boone Isn’t Coming Back—She’s Racing Forward • Fans dubbed her the Queen of Pain, the Michael Jordan of Obstacle Course Racing. She lugged 90-pound packs for over 72 hours at a time and sat in freezing rivers in the dead of winter. She amassed four obstacle racing world championship titles and over 50 podiums in five years—all while punching in full-time as a lawyer, currently at Apple. She had just set her sights on ultrarunning. But beneath the gritty exterior, Amelia Boone harbored secret fears, and when life issued a major physical comeuppance, she finally had to face down the one obstacle she was never able to outrun.
THE CONNECTED RUNNER • Upgrade every run with a new generation of tech designed to be more comfortable, stylish, and powerful.
THE RUNNING SAFARI • A veteran travel writer thought he’d seen and run it all—then he stepped onto a remote African savanna to experience the trip of a lifetime.
BRING THE HEAT • You can’t change a 90-degree day, 100 percent humidity, or the dread of logging miles in both. But you can outfit yourself in whisper-weight, sweat-wicking apparel that helps make summer runs feel like the good kind of hot. We’ve handpicked 10 new pieces that are up to the task. From laser-cut ventilation holes to fabrics woven with UPF sun protection, these tech-packed threads will help you run your best in the elements.
RUNNERS IN ARMS • TO CELEBRATE THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THEIR UNIT AND THE END OF A TOUR, THESE SOLDIERS SPENT PRESIDENTS’ DAY IN KUWAIT TACKLING A MARATHON.
SHOES + stuff • REVIEWS & RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE EXPERTS IN THE RW TEST ZONE
Make a Splash • WHEN THE SKIES OPEN UP, THESE FIVE COOL AND COMFY RAIN JACKETS GOT YOU COVERED.
Derek Hough • 33, PROFESSIONAL DANCER, CHOREOGRAPHER, SINGER, AND ACTOR, LOS ANGELES