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Read the July 2017 Digital Edition of Competitor Magazine

Saturday, June 24, 2017 12:19 AM

Flip through our July edition, featuring 94-year-old half marathon world-record-holder Harriette Thompson on our cover!

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See What It’s Like To Race In Mammoth Where The Pros Train

Friday, June 23, 2017 8:02 PM

Ever wonder why so many pro runners flock to Mammoth to train? This video of the Mammoth Half Marathon is enough to explain it all.

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Watch The Emotional Trailer For The New Boston Marathon Bombing Biopic

Friday, June 23, 2017 5:55 PM

Stronger stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman.

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Nick Symmonds Retires At The USATF Outdoor Championships

Friday, June 23, 2017 5:35 PM

The two-time Olympian exited the track for good yesterday after taking 7th in the first heat of the 800m at the USATF Outdoor Championships.

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A Quick Recap of Day One at the USATF Outdoor Championships

Friday, June 23, 2017 5:11 PM

The USATF Outdoor Championships held in Sacramento, Calif., kicked off yesterday with upsets and continuing winning streaks.

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Do This Sprint Workout To Build Up Your Leg Speed

Friday, June 23, 2017 12:06 AM

Regular leg speedwork improves your basic speed and means in the long term you’re much less likely to sustain running injuries.

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How Well Does Running Fitness Translate To Other Sports?

Thursday, June 22, 2017 6:52 PM

Find out which sports will help your running and why you will often find athletes from other sports running.

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Meet New York’s Ultra Tough Guy Who Runs an Ultra a Month

Thursday, June 22, 2017 6:08 PM

Chris Rice is a banking technology manager by day and an ultrarunner, well, pretty much every other time he has available.

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Why Your Weight May Be a Factor When Choosing a Running Shoe

Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:22 PM

A recent study found that runners who weigh more and wear lightweight running shoes experience injury more often than lighter runners.

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5 Things To Watch At The USATF Outdoor Championships

Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:03 PM

The races, athletes and stories to watch out for when USATF Outdoor Championships start today. And how to watch all the action.

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Should Runners Know Their Race Course or Is Ignorance Bliss?

Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:58 PM

We explore whether it is better for runners to know the course or not.

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Olympian Emma Coburn Is Aiming For Sixth USA Steeplechase Title

Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:01 AM

At the USATF National Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Sacramento this week, Coburn once again plans on bringing her A game.

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New Study Found Sexist Coverage Of Female Athletes Increased During 2016 Olympics

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 6:18 PM

A study found that microaggresions against female athletes in the form of sexist or racist statements, increased during the 2016 Olympics.

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Whoa, Gatorade Endurance Now Tastes Totally Different

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 5:09 PM

The most prevalent aid station beverage just got a major makeover…

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TrackTown Summer Series Brings Track To The Major-Leagues

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 12:27 AM

This is the second year that TrackTownUSA brings us the TrackTown Summer Series featuring some of the top runners in the sport.

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Brooks Announces Partnership With 2018 Special Olympic USA Games

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 12:15 AM

Brooks Running Company announced their partnership with the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, taking place July 1-6 in Seattle, Wash.

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Sara Hall and Desi Linden Will Go Head-to-Head at ASICS Half Marathon

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 8:04 PM

Two of America’s most distinguished female marathoners, Sara Hall and Desiree Linden, will headline the ASICS Half Marathon on July 2.

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Ajee Wilson Stripped Of American Record Due To Tainted Beef

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 7:35 PM

The 800-meter runner is not being suspended from competition after USADA determined how she ingested the banned substance.

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New U.S. Marathons and Halfs Report Reveals Participation is Declining

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 3:49 AM

Running USA released their annual report on marathons and half marathons in the U.S. for 2016.

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Why You Should Stretch After Your Run And Not Before

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 3:44 AM

Find out how thoughts on when to stretching have changed and why it is better after a run.

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