Culture: Page 7

Race Day Hydration is Becoming More Sustainable

Creating a sustainable running event is a challenge when tens of thousands of people are involved, but companies are getting creative to reduce the use of disposable cups.

Runners From All Over the World Show Up For Australia in the Relief Run

It’s hard to predict when the Australian bushfires that have ravaged the country since September will finally give the devastated communities a break. As of January 18th, there were still 69 active fires in New South Wales—one of the hardest hit states—and tens of millions of acres burned nationwide. Much-needed rain has offered some relief to […]

Nikki Hiltz: “I don’t think my breakthrough season was coincidental”

It wasn’t until she came out to her family in 2016 that Nikki Hiltz, now 25, started running at the level she knew she could. As a junior at the University of Arkansas at the time, she entered her senior year without any heavy secrets left to slow her down. “When I decided to be […]

Des Linden: “When it Means This Much It’s Easy to Keep Showing Up”

Her arms were stretched wide. Her running jacket was drenched. Des Linden’s expression seemed equal parts “I’m so glad that’s over!” and “Is this really happening?” Hollywood couldn’t have scripted it better. Our country’s running drought had finally ended, amid Mother Nature’s worst: On April 16, 2018, Linden became the first American woman to win […]

Emma Coburn: “I Feel Like I’m Ready For Anything”

When the IAAF announced in November that it would be cutting five events from the Diamond League schedule in 2020—one of which is the steeplechase—Emma Coburn, the 2019 world championship silver medalist and 2016 Olympic bronze medalist, was quick to voice her disappointment. “It’s been my event for 12 years and I have given a […]

Meet the 2020 Power Women of the Year Honorees

We’re starting a new tradition at Women’s Running: We’re kicking off 2020 by announcing our Power Women of the Year. These women are game changers, rule breakers, and trailblazers. They are ones to watch, ones to cheer for, and ones to be inspired by in this upcoming year. The feature appears in our January/February 2020 print issue, […]