Articles by Clare Gallagher

Coping with Climate Anxiety

From a young age, I’ve worried about the fate of humanity and planet Earth. Often, I feel hopeless and inconsequential as a mere individual, unable to help save our home planet without the collective action of governm...

The Future of Our Air

I grew up in the sprawling suburbs south of Denver. It was on a 70-mile, crushed gravel path that runs through Denver – the Highline Canal – that my love for running blossomed. Even though I’ve spent years living in p...

Indigenous Before Iconic

“We all learn the pioneer or conquistador history of trails, but for some reason we are taught Indigenous people are of the past, and so is their ecological management and ecological history.”My friend and mentor Lydia J...

Running On Earth

Gear is ubiquitous in our sport. This magazine regularly reviews gear, professional runners often promote gear, while others sell gear for outdoor companies.Regardless if we work with gear, we all wear it, and it’s impor...

Our Running Environment

Whether we realize it or not, runners are environmentalists.Most of us prefer to run outside. We would probably never exclusively run on a treadmill, so that means we care about running outside.Since I care about running...

Thailand Ultramarathon

How does one prepare for a race so unique, not even the race directors know what to expect? By running loops on tsunami evacuation towers, of course. The venue: Thailand’s first ever mountain ultramarathon, an 80k cou...