The Well

Your First Ultramarathon

Pro advice on preparing to go long, what gear you need, getting your mind around the distance, and fitting in the training.

What to Know Before Your First Ultra

The Mindset of an Ultramarathoner

Essential Gear for Your First Ultramarathon

How Ultrarunner, CEO, and Mother-of-Two Caitlin Landesberg Fits It All In

Latest Stories

When and Why to Pull out of a Race

Coach Ben Rosario and elite runner Scott Fauble of the HOKA Northern Arizona Elite take us inside the decision to withdraw from an important race, with lessons for us all.

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Training

Come here to find everything from strength-training workouts to distance-specific exercises and how to PR on your next race.

Ritz on Running: Before and After

Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein details the pre- and post-run exercises, drills and stretching routines he uses to stay healthy and maximize performance.

Gear

Find the right running shoes, apparel and more reviewed by our experts.

Running Shoe Laces Evolve

Alternative lacing and fit systems now provide ease, precision and adaptability.

Nutrition

We cover nutrition tips and advice to help you improve your running performance and keep you on track to meet your wellness goals.

Become a Better Butter Burner

You can adapt your body to tap your vast energy reserves of fat through diet and training. Here’s how.

Five Questions About Fuel

Experts explain why it is worthwhile for runners to focus on fat-burning metabolism and blood sugar management.

Racing

When and Why to Pull out of a Race

Coach Ben Rosario and elite runner Scott Fauble of the HOKA Northern Arizona Elite take us inside the decision to withdraw from an important race, with lessons for us all.