Out There

In Defense Of Slow Runners…

Susan Lacke / September 5, 2017

Whether you finish in 2 or 5 hours, you’re still a winner. Here is what one runner has to say to the back of the pack runners out there.

Out There: The Merriest Run of All

Susan Lacke / December 6, 2016

Columnist Susan Lacke shares ways to spread holiday spirit on the run and a chance to win a prize from Picky Bars.

Out There: Strange Denizens of Thanksgiving Turkey Trots

Susan Lacke / November 22, 2016

A Thanksgiving race displays a fascinating cross-section of America. On Thanksgiving, we feast. But first, we run. Thanksgiving Day is the most popular day for road racing, as people across the country take to Turkey Trots and Thankful 13.1’s to preemptively absolve the atrocities they’re about to commit with deep-fried poultry and things made of […]

Out There: Pushing to the Finish

Susan Lacke / August 17, 2016

Susan Lacke gives some perspective on what it's like to be a wheelchair racer or handcyclist and the things foot runners may take for granted.

Out There: The Agony of Defeat

Susan Lacke / July 10, 2016

Watching Alysia Montano's fall at the Olympic Trials was gut-wrenching, writes Susan Lacke.

Out There: Doublespeak

Susan Lacke / June 22, 2016

What runners say and what runners mean are two different things.