Recent Stories

  1. Q&A with Salt Lake City Runner Peter Esko

    RootsRated caught up with Peter Esko to ask him about his running: what motivates him, what he loves about the sport and what his goals are.

  2. Q&A with Ultra Runner Phyllis Tsang

    We sat down with Charlotte runner Phyllis Tsang to talk about her running career, what keeps her moving and why she loves the sport.

  3. Q&A with San Francisco Runner Blane Bachelor

    Blane Bachelor, San Francisco runner, talks about her commitment to the sport and what makes California a runner's paradise.

  4. Q&A with Ultra Runner Amanda Tichacek

    We sat down with Chicago runner Amanda Tichacek to talk about what keeps her moving and some of her favorite aspects about the sport she's devoted her life to.

  5. Q&A with Ultra Runner Tony Owens

    Local Nashville runner Tony Jones gives back to his community while continuing to excel at ultra-running events.

  6. Stephen Szoradi: Working it Out

    Stephen Szoradi is a mountain guide, trail runner and ski instructor in Aspen.

  7. Ski Season 2014/2015 in California: What’s New

    Here's what to know for ski season 2014/2015 in California, which is right around the corner.

  8. Tom Hurd: Community, Endurance, Adventure

    Tom Hurd has had a long journey from El Salvador to the USA, and running has given him a reason to keep moving.

  9. 3 Stunningly Beautiful and Secluded Hikes in Olympic National Park

    Olympic National Park is full of trails. Remote paths weaving through valleys of giants towering over the rainforest floor.

  10. Skinny Skis Turns 40

    Skinny Skis in Jackson Hole is the heart and soul of nordic skiing in the Tetons. Phil Leeds spoke with RootsRated about the changing world of gear and the re-emergence of cross country skiing.

  11. StumpJump 2014

    To kick off this year's month long RiverRocks festival in Chattanooga, the Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k & 11-miler, now in its thirteenth year, will see about 500 amateur and professional athletes take to the trails to test their mettle.

  12. 5 Reasons to Explore Olympic National Park in the Fall

    Fall in Olympic National Park is the reason we have this national park, and there is no more beautiful time to experience the region.

  13. Sandi Yukman: Radiating Beyond the Run

    Sandi Yukman has given back to the Colorado Springs community in many ways. From fighting fires to saving trails, Sandi is a true model athlete.

  14. Autumn in Asheville

    Autumn in Asheville is gone in the blink of an eye. Be sure to embrace the season for as long as you can by visiting these five festivals.

  15. From the Trails to the Tavern

    This country is loaded with outdoor towns that have excellent trail to tavern experiences. Here are 6 cities and their best trail-to-tap experiences.

  16. Q&A with Ultra Runner Kurt Decker

    Minneapolis based runner Kurt Decker talks about his love of trails and why he runs outdoors in the Minnesota winter!

  17. Surf’s Up

    The surf in Charleston might not be known for any Mavericks, but the modest swell and friendly surfers in the area make it a great spot for summer surfing.

  18. America’s Outdoor Playgrounds

    17 of America's most beautiful, natural, outdoor playgrounds and landscapes from the American Southwest to up and down the Appalachian Trail.

  19. Boom & Blast in the Bay

    There are plenty of places to watch 4th of July fireworks shows in the Bay Area; here are three better options that Fisherman's Wharf.

  20. Farm 2 Table 5K

    Farm 2 Table 5K, a farmer’s market and family festival. This is just one of the ways that groups from different parts of the local wellness..

  21. Ambassadors Welcome

    Ever wanted to get free shoes while simultaneously supporting the local community and various other initiatives? Well, KEEN gives just that.

  22. Jackson Hole Marathon

    One of Jackson Hole's most accoladed runners is also the organizer of the Jackson Hole Marathon. Here's what he had to say about the race this year.

  23. Ride and Ski in Grand Teton National Park

    Why just ski when you can ride your bike to the base of the peak?

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