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15 Women Changing the World through Running

These 15 game-changing stories will leave you inspired, empowered and excited for what the future holds for women in running.

Written by Women's Running's editors and contributing writers.

Published as the cover feature in Women's Running's November/December 2018 print issue.

State of the Sport

The professional American women’s field is at its strongest in recent memory. So why does it still feel like the sport of running goes largely unnoticed?

Published in the October 2018 print issue of Women's Running.

Victoria Arlen’s Incredible Journey from Paralysis to Runner

Childhood illness once paralyzed Victoria Arlen and nearly took her life. Eight years later, she has not only taught herself to walk again—she’s also learning to run.

Published as the cover feature in Women's Running's August 2018 print issue.

The Effect of Des Linden’s Boston Marathon Win on American Running

A reflection on the effect that 2018 Boston Marathon champion Desiree Linden's win has on the American running community one week later.

Published by Women's Running on April 24, 2018.

Molly Huddle is Bound for Boston This Spring

Elite champion Molly Huddle is running her second-ever marathon at Boston—and she could win it.

Published as the cover feature in Women's Running's April 2018 print issue.

Race Recap: Shalane Flanagan Wins the 2017 TCS NYC Marathon

Shalane Flanagan scored a victory for American distance running with her win in the TCS NYC Marathon on November 5, 2017.

Published by Women's Running on November 5, 2017.

21 Women Who are Transforming the World through Running

Women’s Running’s editors highlight 21 women who are changing the world through running.

Published in the October 2017 print issue of Women's Running.

The All-too-Familiar Story Behind Nonprofit ‘Stop Street Harassment’

Women's Running speaks with Holly Kearl, the founder of 501(c)(3) nonprofit Stop Street Harassment and one of our 2017 Game Changers.

Published by Women's Running on September 25, 2017.

Olympic Hopeful Encourages Kids to Take a ‘Second Recess’

The 501(c)3 children's running nonprofit 2nd Recess has continued to grow under the stewardship of Olympic hopeful Natasha LaBeaud Anzures.

Published by Women's Running on July 12, 2017.

A San Diego Community Celebrates 40 Years of its 4th of July 10K

A neighborhood community in San Diego, California, celebrates the 4th of July each year with a parade, beer garden and a USATF-sanctioned race.

Published by Women's Running on July 2, 2017.

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