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ANN ARBOR—A recent study led by Geoff Burns, an elite runner and postdoctoral researcher at the University of Michigan Exercise & Sport Science Initiative, compared the "bouncing behavior"—the underlying spring-like physics of running—in elite-level male runners (sub-four-minute milers) vs. highly trained but not elite runners. 

Wave Horizon 5 delivers unrivalled stability and one-of-a-kind cushioning with MIZUNO ENERZY foam material - NORCROSS, GA - (March 15, 2021) – Mizuno, a global leader in running footwear and apparel, launches its fifth running shoe in its Wave Horizon collection –  Wave Horizon 5. The Wave Horizon 5 is a maximum support cushion shoe featuring the add-in of Mizuno’s latest foam technology, MIZUNO ENERZY, for increased softness and energy return.

Faster doesn’t mean better.

This analysis covers 2,348,505 marathon results achieved during the 2009-2019 period. The purpose was to analyze differences in pace throughout the marathon between women and men. 

UTWT Awards

With 28 major events organized in 22 countries and 5 continents, the Ultra-Trail® World Tour continues its development as the world's top circuit for long-distance trail running races. Iconic events such as the Madeira Island Ultra-Trail®, the Western State®100-Mile Endurance Run and the UTMB® Mont Blanc (UTMB®, TDS® and CCC®) have confirmed that they will continue to be part of the circuit, while 4 new races are making their debut in 2021: the Ultra-Trail® Snowdonia (UK), Kullamannen (SE), Thailand by UTMB® (TH) and Panda Trail by UTMB® (CN).

An ultramarathon is defined as any race longer than 26.2 miles. But, of course, with anything that extreme, such a measurement can only be understood as the start of the story. 


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