Not the Long Haired Hippy Bondi I Used to Love

: The HOKA One One Bondi 5 is a really nice shoe. But it’s not the shoe I fell in love with, and that I wrote about so exuberantly 7 years ago today.

Saucony Triumph ISO 4

: Memo to triathletes: Saucony makes more than the Kinvara. If HOKA is a great idea but a bridge too far for you, consider this shoe.

Outsole Width a Determiner of Run Shoe Speed

: The width of a shoe's outsole can become a primary metric determining speed, overwhelming the differences in the shoe weights.

How a Woodway treadmill became a reality

: Our editor-at-large Herbert Krabel had been lusting for a Woodway treadmill ever since he experienced one of them at the NY Giants training center, but the $12,000 price tag was a massive hurdle.

Hey, Pure Running: Welcome to Gwensanity

: Gwen Jorgensen became an A-lister in her first competitive, this-is-for-real, footrace since becoming once again a pure runner. 15:15.64.

Running Shoes Today

: Now we're down to it. The final installment of our 3-part series on the run shoe market. The killer app? Organic Support.

The man who loves mountains and races that go up them

: Chris Stirling won Celtman XTRI and the Canadaman XTRI in 2017 and now he wants to go back to Norway to take care of some unfinished business. But it is not just about racing, he loves the mountains.

New Year, New Challenges

: A reflection on sporting lessons learned from the past year.

Life After - Chris Legh

: Aussie Chris Legh won 2 IRONMAN titles but is likely best remembered for his scary collapse 50 meters before the finish in Kona. But this retired professional will soon be known as race director ...

Under My Wing Triathlon Summit

: 16 high achieving college triathletes from around the US take part in an intensive triathlon summit produced by Angela Naeth and Red Bull.

Halo free, but a long way to go

: A terrible accident a few days before the 2017 IRONMAN World Championships took Brit Tim Don out of the race. The Halo finally came off, but he is still a long way from being fully recovered.

The Changing Narrative in Shoe Tech

: Neutral, Stability and Motion Control, run shoe tech's onetime Holy Trinity, have also caught the last train for the coast. (Pardon us, Don McLean.)

12th 100/100 Run Challenge Begins Today

: Frequency of run sessions, not bulk miles, is the metric. Exit the Challenge in time to enter the season a stronger runner.

In a winter training camp with Andi Böcherer

: German Pro Andi Böcherer spent two weeks in a winter training camp on Fuerteventura and here are impressions and details from those two weeks.

Be afraid of the Germans in Kona

: German Christian Haupt was the top age grouper in Kona in 2017 and he follows in the footsteps of many other Germans who have accomplished the same feat.

Orthodoxy

: What you demand is orthodoxy, whether you realize it or not. Except from your coach and fitter. Time to demand it here, too.

100/100 Challenge for the 2017/18 Season

: The Hawaiian Ironman and Challenge Roth are the 2nd and 3rd most anticipated events of the year. On Dec 15 it's the 100/100 Challenge!

Chasing Ritch Viola of Every Man Jack

: Ritch Viola is the creator of the Every Man Jack brand and after finishing second in his age group in Kona he finally agreed to an interview. This pursuit of Viola actually started more than three 3 ...

Cam Wurf ain't scared to throw down

: At the 2017 IRONMAN World Championships most folks expected either Jan Frodeno, Sebastian Kienle or Lionel Sanders to reach T2 first, but it was Cam Wurf who put on quite a show there and broke the ...

We Noticed: Oakley, Noxgear, DaHänger and Wattie Ink

: Four products caught the attention of Herbert Krabel and he explains within this article why he noticed them. The Oakley ARO7 helmet, the Noxgear Tracer360 vest, the DaHänger Dan bike mount and the ...

Gwen Talks About Marathon

: Gwen Jorgensen talks with Slowtwitch about her change from triathlon to the marathon.

Introducing SwimRun Lake James

: The Lake James State Park is in the Blue Ridge Mountains not far from Asheville, NC and in April will offer a stunning background for the inaugural SwimRun Lake James.
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