Science has proven again and again the health benefits of being in nature. Here we look at one woman's inspiring story of illness, recovery, and reinvention. It's a story set in the park, under the oaks, where a passion for training outdoors overtook and outpaced a battle with cancer.
Click to read. Ultra running is growing in popularity. An estimated 60,000 people sign up for races every year. What is the draw? It turns out that what appears to be a solitary, even lonely journey, is a recipe for lifelong friendships. The science and philosophy of bonding and cooperation through shared pain.
Click to watch. Maybe you are curious about trail running? Louisiana race organizer Edie Couvillon says running hurts less on the trails than on the street. Does that still apply when you're running 100 miles? Prepare to be amazed and inspired. This is the first in our ongoing series on Adventure Seekers who push their limits in the outdoors. More information about Edie's 3 Louisiana ultra races at www.paixrunning.com