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Spring is on the horizon, and with that comes planning out your racing season! The Women’s Running March issue gives you everything you need to know to plan your season, from deciding on a type of race to fueling advice for every distance from 5K to marathon to how to pack for an away race. On the cover is Tori Bowie, who earned the title of the “Fastest Woman in the World” last year. You can read her incredible story of growing up in rural Mississippi to becoming one of the most prominent American track and field athletes. Also in this issue, you’ll find our monthly dose of nutrition, gear, training, injury prevention, racing and wellness advice to help you get the most of out of your running lifestyle. Happy racing!
Women’s Running editors share their favorite essentials for putting in your race-day gear bag. Also in this section, runners share their biggest race-day mistakes (and how to avoid them in the future), the best non-slip headbands for runners, how to find your perfect pair of run shoes, and more.
A full guide for how to “do” a destination race (we save you the learning curve).
This month, the “Shoe of the Moment” page draws attention the details of the new Nike Epic React shoes. Also in the Race Smart section, learn how rowing can build whole-body strength and improve your running, get to know elite runner Allie Kieffer, check out four personal safety products designed for running, get expert advice for race day, discover the best strategies for fixing and preventing IT band syndrome, create your own race-day mantras and see what’s going on the world of running in March.
In our Eat to Run section, you’ll find new WR-tested race nutrition products to fuel you to the finish, a sports nutritionist’s advice for fueling strategies for every distance, a meat-free sheet pan recipe and five quick-and-easy recipes with energy-boosting ingredients.
Three years ago, Tori Bowie decided to give sprinting a try. The success that has followed—driven by one especially influential figure—is nothing short of shocking. Read more about her and her meteoric rise in track and field in writer Julia Beeson Polloreno’s “The Fastest Woman in the World.”
In our spring 2018 shoe review, you can read reviews of 15 WR-tested brand-new shoes so you can find the best fit for your training and racing needs this season.
There’s a race for everyone! Writer Susan Lacke breaks down how to find the right one for you, whether it’s an obstacle-course race or a trail run.
Our March issue is on newsstands now! Browse the above gallery for a sneak peek at what you can find within our annual Racing Issue and
click here for exclusive behind-the-scenes photos from cover runner Tori Bowie’s photoshoot.
Behind The Shoot With Tori Bowie, The Fastest Woman In The World
A Sneak Peek At Our First Issue Of 2018