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Race Review: Mayapple Ultras

Photo credit: Jussi via Flickr Do you love laid-back, informal trail races, the smaller the better? If so, Mayapple Ultras may have the event for you. Four distances– 10 miles, 20 miles, 50k and 100k– on the lovely South Mountain Reservation near Millburn, New Jersey, […]

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The Weekend Ahead: Go Long

Photo: Kettle Moraine State Forest, by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources via Flickr As the days grow longer, so do the races. Spring marathon season winds down and ultras take center stage with the approach of summer. Joe Kleinerman 12-Hour (NY): The friendly folks at Broadway Ultra […]

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Fashion Star of Track and Field

Meet Maggie Vessey. Not since the old-school days when the legendary Florence Griffith-Joyner rocked one-legged unitards and ultra-long nails has a track star turned so many heads with a sense of style to match her speed. Racing at last weekend’s Prefontaine Classic, Vessey rocked an innovative design that […]

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The Weekend Ahead: June on the Horizon

As the days get longer, so do the distances. Here are some of our dream events in the upcoming days. Cayuga Trails 50 (NY): The USATF 50 Mile Trail National Championship take place on Sunday in this stunning and challenging location in upstate New York, […]

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Summer Trends of Freedom

Memorial day reminded us to be thankful for our freedoms and all those who have sacrificed to protect them. This summer, we are glad to see the emergence of some trends that promote different kinds of freedom. 1. Freedom from makeup The New York Times […]

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The Weekend Ahead: Memorial Day

Photo: Pineland Farms, Maine, by kathleen arnold via Flickr Summer season starts this weekend, and warm weather racing is not far behind. Here’s a look at what’s coming up in the days ahead: Bob Potts Marathon (PA): A race with a good reputation as a Boston […]

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Style Sportif: Running Shoe Prints

While fantasizing about the end of this brutally polar-vortexed winter in NYC (which will come soon, right? Please?) and feeling cheery for an extra hour of afternoon coming on Sunday with Daylight Savings Time, these light printed shoes inspire daydreams of Spring-ing forward into the […]

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Style Sportif: Chanel v. Skechers

Chanel’s supermarket show has been the big fashion story of the week, and the outfits were full of sporty style, including a variegated sneaker follow-up to the footwear of choice at Chanel’s last couture show. Chanel Autumn/winter ready-to-wear: Chanel couture:   The spirt of the […]

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