RUNNER'S WORLD is filled with powerful information that will help you run faster and farther and have more fun doing it! Every issue brings you the strategies, tips and advice to fuel your performance, prevent injuries, burn fat, shed stress, and achieve your personal goals.
Inside Knowledge • WE BEGGED SOME OF THIS ISSUE’S COOLEST RUNNERS FOR THEIR BEST ADVICE
My Running Life • EXPERT HACKS, GEAR RECS & RUN-TESTED WISDOM FROM OUR STAFF
My Running Life • EXPERT HACKS, GEAR RECS & RUN - TESTED WISDOM FROM OUR STAFF
The Inside Lane
The Carb-Loading Benefits Are Real. Follow These New Rules to Crush Big Races
Pace Yourself to a New PR With the 10/10/10 Strategy
HOW TO TRAIN FOR THE 10/10/10 STRATEGY
OTHER SMART RACING STRATEGIES
Record-Setting Stroller Runners Share Their Secrets
STROLLERS TO HELP YOU FLY
The Power of Sharing Your Scariest Running Moment
Why Running Is Part of My Family, My Culture, and My Identity
STREAKING HELPED ME… • What happens when you run every day? These streakers tell us what they’ve learned over the miles.
CLEAR MY HEAD FOR WORK
Be a Better Parent
Keep Our Marriage Healthy
TECH TO HELP YOU RUNEVERY DAY
Fight Breast Cancer
START FRESH AFTER DIVORCE
FEEL CONNECTED AWAY FROM HOME
I RAN A 10K THROUGH THE WORLD’S LARGEST WINE CELLAR • THIS MOLDOVAN RACE HAS UNDERGROUND TUNNELS, TRADITIONAL DANCE TROUPES—AND PLENTY OF WINE.
POST RUN WINES
FIX HIP PAIN FOR GOOD • IDENTIFY IT, TREAT IT, AND MAKE SURE IT NEVER COMES BACK
HIP ANATOMY 101 • The hip is the largest weight-bearing joint in your body; when you run, it can absorb three to six times your body weight, says Scott Paluska, MD, a sports medicine specialist at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The first step in protecting the joint? Understanding it.
TOM McGRATH NEARLY DRANK HIMSELF TO DEATH. NOW HE’S USING HIS LIFE TO HELP OTHERS
MAXIMIZE YOUR CHARITY RUNNING POTENTIAL
RUN, CROSS-TRAIN, EAT, RECOVER, REPEAT. • These 31 products—every one of them rigorously evaluated by the RW test team—will take your running to the next level. To find the absolute best stuff, we vetted hundreds of options on grueling road and trail runs, during sweaty gym sessions, and to fuel our efforts and recovery. No matter what your fitness goals are, this is the gear that will help you reach them faster.
INJURY PREVENTION & RECOVERY TOOLS
HOW TO PROTECT YOUR FAMILY
FAMILY REMINDERS • Place notes like these to help your family stay safe.
MERRELL MTL SKYFIRE • REVIEWS & RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE EXPERTS IN THE RW TEST ZONE
HOKA ONE ONE SPEEDGOAT 4 GTX
BROOKS LAUNCH 7
361 DEGREES 361 - SPIRE 4
HOKA ONE ONE MACH 3
MIZUNO WAVE HORIZON 4
ALTRA PROVISION 4
SKECHERS GORUN 7+ HYPER
SAUCONY KINVARA 11
THE TEST ZONE • NOTES, OPINIONS, USEFUL TIPS, AND THE COOLEST GEAR FROM INSIDE THE WORLD’S MOST RIGOROUS SHOE AND GEAR TESTING LAB
LETTING FIDO SET THE PACE
HIGH-TECH INSOLES • CAN THEY REALLY IMPROVE THE WAY YOU RUN?
What to Wear • RUNNING SHORTS
Editors’ Choice • AWARD - WINNING GEAR AND APPAREL EXHAUSTIVELY VETTED BY OUR TEST ZONE STAFF
Club notes • CATCHING UP ON THE MOSTLY RELATABLE TRIUMPHS OF RUNNER’S WORLD + MEMBERS