Flight of the Bumble Bee
Why would anyone run all night through some of the West’s most rugged mountains just to help some other guy finish a completely ridiculous race? Christie Aschwanden went to the Wasatch Front 100-mile ultramarathon to find out.
Runner’s World, May 2009
Are you too old—or too young—to run your best marathon? To find out, we asked top scientists, coaches, and elite athletes about the impact of aging on endurance. Their answers might pleasantly surprise you.
Runner’s World, February 2009
Enduring Questions: Why Do We Suffer?
Running can hurt. This is one runner’s quest to understand the bittersweet symphony.
Runner’s World, September 9, 2009
One Daughter, One Dad, Two Bikes
A test of endurance becomes a journey of discovery
*Winner of the 2007 Outstanding Essay Award from the American Society
of Journalists and Authors.
How a bike ride across Kansas began a new chapter in my relationship with my father.
The Path to Greatness
Pack light and live large on the storied Haute Route.
Best summer vacation ever: two week hiking in the Alps. We started in Chamonix, finished in Zermatt. It doesn’t get better than this.