8 RAVE RUN
10 EDITOR’S LETTER
12 RUNNING COMMENTARY
SURVIVORS John (left) and Richard Garritson return to the trail where dogs attacked them. See page 82.
15 HUMAN RACE Four special students
discover the power of going long.
PLUS: The Intersection ( 16)
Ask Miles ( 18)
Back Story: wesley Korir ( 18)
What It Takes To... ( 20)
23 THE WARMUP shake up your
routine by trying something new.
25 TRAINING Tips for finishing fast.
33 FUEL reap the benefits of the ideal
pre-, mid-, or postrun snack.
39 MIND + BODY raise your athletic iQ.
Bottoms: Puma (black); Watch: Nike; Shoes: Mizuno; This Page- Photograph by joe pugliese
Cover- Stylist: Callan Stokes/Zenobia; Hair/Makeup: Wendy Doyle/Zenobia; Apparel- Top: Mizuno (pink); Nike (yellow, under layer);
44 THE NEWBIE CHRONICLES How do
you get out for your very first run?
step one: Abandon all reason.
By Marc Parent
48 LIFE & TIMES A runner reignites her
competitive nature when she speeds
by a stranger—and doesn’t look back.
By Kelly Kearsley
53 GROCERY RUN slim down and
speed up by filling up your cart with
the very best foods for runners.
By Matthew Kadey, M.S., R.D.
63 RACE-DAY DISASTERS! don’t let
gut distress, heatstroke, or these
other breakdowns happen to you.
By Selene Yeager
70 STACKED do you flip for flapjacks?
Here’s your complete guide to the
perfect fuel: pancakes.
By Ted Spiker
82 “DON’T GO OUT IN THOSE HILLS.
THERE ARE DOGS OUT THERE.”
They thought of themselves as
runners. But on this day, they were
also something else: prey.
By John Brant
92 IS THIS OKAY? The do’s and don’ts
of race etiquette, 2012 edition.
By Jen A. Miller
99 GEAR 9 trail shoes for any terrain.
105 RACES + PLACES A ritzy beach
community teams up for a race.
122 I’M A RUNNER “sully” sullenberger,
pilot and hero.
Interview by Meghan G. Loftus
P. 33 P. 82 P. 44 P. 92 P. 63 A former collegiate heptathlete who now competes in triathlons, DANIELLE HALVERSON, 28, logs around 15 miles a week near her home in Redondo Beach, Califor- nia. She says she lives for the rush of “endorphins that start my day on a positive note” as well as her go-to postrun indulgence: a smoothie. “My favorite kind includes berries and a banana.”
PHOTOGRAPHED exclusively for runner’s world by
GREGG SEGAL at pepperdine Alumni park in Malibu, California