Brian Metzler is a freelance journalist who covers running, running gear, and related sports. He is former Editor-in-Chief of Competitor magazine and Competitor.com. He has run more than 75,000 miles in his life, tested more than 1,200 pairs of running shoes, raced every distance from 50 yards to 100 miles, and completed several Ironman triathlons.
He was the founding editor and associate publisher of Trail Runner and Adventure Sports magazines and was a senior editor at Running Times. He has written about endurance sports for Outside, Runner’s World, Triathlete, Inside Triathlon, Men’s Health, and Men’s Journal.