Congratulations to this year's winners of the 8th Annual Endurance Magazine Best of North Carolina awards! Thank you to all of our readers who voted in our online poll. It's amazing how passionate we are about our favorite places to shop, eat, buy gear, race, train and repair ourselves.
By Scott Waldrop For all my adult life, until recently, I’ve been a self-absorbed, somewhat misanthropic, functioning, closet alcoholic. Perhaps the word “closet” is decidedly laughable to those who know me. It’s easy for us to hide in breeding grounds conducive to its concealment, wearing masks such as “musician”
One of the premiere ultra marathons in the world, the Western States Endurance Run tests the endurance, dedication, and mental toughness of the best trail runners on the planet and any one else lucky enough to gain entry. The grueling 100.2-mile race begins at the crack of dawn in
By Casey Clark Kelley Almost everyone these days has a device of some kind ready at a moments notice to keep us connected or entertained. We’ve come to depend on the reliability and function of a cell phone to complete our daily tasks to the point where we may
By Mark Melton Run for Your Life employee Jacqueline Saliba is an experienced runner of almost 30 years. The mother of three and Kings Mountain native, Jacqueline took her skills from high school track to compete at the collegiate level at Winthrop University. After finishing school, she was able
24 Foundation Fights Cancer with 24-hour Charity Events, Year-round Mission With a refreshed look and name, 24 Foundation is thrilled to take to the streets of Charlotte at this year’s 24 Hours of Booty event with a continued focus on inspiring and engaging communities to make an immediate impact on
"It sounds cliche, but she was our rock before the cancer, through the cancer, and even now in spirit…that’s strength like no other I’ve ever known." After her mother, Connie Morgan (1951-2012), was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2008, Jeness "JJ" Campbell began running to relieve stress. With her
By Joe Nuss Like many men, Matthew Thompson, a social worker in Durham, thought he was in good health, so why visit the doctor? In the do-it-yourself world of men, “losing a few pounds” isn’t something we need help with— we can do it ourselves. It’s this line of