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 • GO BEHIND THE SCENES WITH RUNNER’S WORLD EDITORS AND CONTRIBUTORS
Staff Meeting • IN WHICH WE CONVENE THE EDITORS TO SOLVE YOUR MOST PRESSING QUESTIONS, CONCERNS, AND EXISTENTIAL QUANDARIES
The Best Reasons for Adding Track Workouts to Your Training
3 TRACK WORKOUTS TO TRY
A Quick and Easy Guide to Optimize Postrun Nutrition
POSTRUN SNACKS • Certain situations justify having a recovery option before eating a substantial meal. Not sure what the ideal postworkout snacks should look like? Here are some quick eats full of the nutrition you need to bounce back faster.
The Ultimate Gear for Runners • Get more out of every stride with tools and gear that will take you from track to trail. Check out our products at runnersworld.com/shop
Kipchoge • HE HAS ALREADY SMASHED MARATHON RECORDS AND UPENDED THE IMPOSSIBLE. BUT ELIUD KIPCHOGE HAS MORE HISTORY TO MAKE.
THIS IS KIPCHOGE’S WORLD • PAST MARATHON LEGENDS SHOWED US WHAT WAS POSSIBLE. ELIUD KIPCHOGE MADE US BELIEVE IN THE IMPOSSIBLE.
THE FASTEST MARATHON SHOE EVER • THERE ARE FEW SECRETS SURROUNDING NIKE’S ALPHAFLY, YET SCIENTISTS STILL STRUGGLE TO EXPLAIN WHY THE SUPER SHOE IS SO SUPER.
ELIUD KIPCHOGE’S HIGHER PURPOSE • HIS BIG DREAMS AND SERIOUS AMBITIONS GO FAR BEYOND RUNNING.
MARATHON MATH • THE NUMBERS THAT PROVE KIPCHOGE IS THE UNDISPUTED GREATEST.
RUNNING SUB-2 • BY THE NUMBERS
TRAIN LIKE KIPCHOGE (SORTA) • LEVEL UP YOUR RUNNING WITH THESE FIVE LESSONS FROM THE MARATHON GOAT AND HIS TEAM.
THE CHALLENGER • AFTER YEARS AS A RUNNER-UP ON THE WORLD MARATHON STAGE, EVANS CHEBET HAS BEEN ON A WINNING STREAK. CAN HE UNSEAT HIS HERO?
GEAR • Notes, Opinions, Useful Tips, and the Coolest Gear From Inside the World’s Most Rigorous Shoe and Gear Testing Lab
Asics Gel-Nimbus 25
Why You Should Wear Trail-Specific Running Apparel
MEETING TRAIL RUNNERS’ NEEDS
AN ULTRARUNNER’S WARDROBE • Pat Heine-Holmberg is a two-time UTMB finisher and set a 327-mile FKT on the Pennsylvania Mid-State Trail. You could say he knows a thing or two about what to wear running hundreds of miles—at a time. Here’s what he looks for when choosing apparel to train and race in.
TESTER NOTES • INSIGHT, EVALUATIONS, AND HELPFUL TIPS STRAIGHT FROM THE NOTEBOOKS OF OUR STAFF, MEMBERS, AND 280-RUNNER-STRONG WEAR-TESTING TEAM
More • MEMBER-FIRST STORIES, GEAR-TESTING OPPORT UNITIES, AND TIPS YOU’LL ONLY GET WITH RUNNER’S WORLD+