World Athletics Cross Country Championships: Preview And How To Watch

This weekend, the world’s best runners will gather in Belgrade, Serbia, for the 2024 World Athletics Cross Country Championships. We’ve got everything you need to know about the event, the storylines to watch for, and how to tune in. Preview of the Senior Women’s Race: Defending Champion Chebet Faces Strong Competition The women’s race at … Read more

PREVIEW: 2024 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon

The New York Road Runners (NYRR) is set to host over 25,000 participants at the 2024 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon. The race, which takes place this Sunday, March 17, will take runners along a 13.1-mile route beginning in Brooklyn, over the Manhattan Bridge, through Times Square (one of only two times it is closed … Read more

Injinji Toe Socks Review

Injinji is an innovative, California-based toe sock brand that was founded in 1999. Their dream? Foot comfort – and boy have they succeeded. Their unique five-toe sock design lets adventurers like you and I enjoy our journeys rather than worry about our feet. In this review, we’ll explore the outstanding benefits of the Injinji toe … Read more

The Road To Paris Starts In Texas: Our Editors Preview And Predictions For The Houston Marathon

Welcome to The Running Conversation, a weekly chat between MH writers and editors about what’s happening in the running world. This week, senior news editor Jessy Carveth and editor Michael Doyle discuss key players at the Houston Marathon and the nuances of Olympic and Olympic Trials qualification at the event. Michael: Houston is upon us. Throughout the … Read more

Hal Higdon’s Marathon Training Plans And Methodology, Reviewed

When I trained for my first marathon back in 2009, I actually downloaded and used one of the free Hal Higdon marathon training plans even though I was already a USATF-certified running coach at the time. The Hal Higdon marathon training plans have long earned a reputation as being approachable, and sound, and many are … Read more

Nnormal Kjerag Review

Kilian Journet is considered one of the best runners and mountain athletes in the world. For the last 15 years, he has dominated the trail running scenes, winning all major championships and races across the globe including the 2022 UTMB race. It was in the 2022 edition of the UTMB race when Kilian introduced the … Read more

Nike Ultrafly Trail Review

Today we’re discussing the Nike Ultrafly Trail shoe. When it comes to trail shoes Nike does have a reasonably wide selection, with the Trail Pegasus, Wildhorse and Zegama among others. That said, despite these shoes, the brand isn’t considered a serious off-road running option in the same way as Hoka or even Altra.  Even with … Read more

Does RICE Actually Work? Reviewing What The Latest Science Says

Rehabilitation of running injuries is often complex.  Nevertheless, the first port of call you will hear about if you find yourself injured is the RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) protocol. It has been the gold standard treatment protocol for decades, utilized by coaches and healthcare providers with the intent of expediting the recovery process and … Read more

ON Cloudboom Echo 3 Review

No sooner had On brought us their best road running shoe to date with the new Cloudsurfer, than they have done it again with this, the On Cloudboom Echo 3. In terms of racing shoes, I think even the brand themselves didn’t think the previous versions of their racing model were quite up to the … Read more

Xero Mesa Trail Review

Since the publication of the book, ‘Born to Run’ (Born to Run: The hidden tribe, the Ultra-runners and the greatest race the world has never seen) by Christopher McDougall in 2009 there has been growing interest in ‘barefoot running’.  Inspired by the Tarahumara group of people in Mexico who wear shoes fashioned from disused car … Read more

Nike Vaporfly 3 Review

Since the launch of the Nike Vaporfly 4% following Eliud Kipchoge’s Breaking 2 challenge, the shoe has become the go-to model for those seeking to achieve their best performance on the road.  The Nike Vaporfly 3 is the third version of the shoe and will surely be as popular as ever. While the shoe gains … Read more