The Bataan Memorial Death March is the Toughest Race in America

Our product picks are editor-tested, expert-approved. We may earn a commission through links on our site. Learning to embrace the suck at a marathon-length race through the high desert of White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. FIT AND ARMY FIT are not the same. Fit is a man in matchy-matchy running clothes that “breathe” and neon shoes that have great arch support. Fit is barely sweating as he reaches the top of a six-mile hill. Army fit is still a few minutes behind that guy. Army fit is in uniform, wearing tactical boots, and carrying a 35-pound pack on his back. He’s maintaining a steady pace up the hill—chugging, in the most machinelike sense of the word. His fists are clenched, but there’s no sign of struggle on his face. He’s staring straight ahead up the hill. “What the fuck,” an onlooker says as the man runs by. You shouldn’t be able to move that fast, for that long, with that pack on your back. His name is Marc Beaudoin. He’s a 31-year-old Army captain and attorney with the Judge Advocate General Corps, and he’s trying to win the military heavy division of the Bataan Memorial Death March, a marathon-length race through the high desert of White Sands Missile Range in ...

Canada’s Safest Employers awards recognize companies from all across Canada with outstanding accomplishments in promoting the

Canada’s Safest Employers awards recognize companies from all across Canada with outstanding accomplishments in promoting the health and safety of their workers. The program boasts 10 industry-specific safety awards and four special awards. The COS Readers’ Choice Awards showcase the occupational health and safety vendors and suppliers that are preferred by our readers. Voting takes place annually and the winners are announced in the August/September issue of COS. Strength and toughness are the hallmarks of a hard-working boot, but comfort and performance are where safety footwear technology is revered. The new Hamilton work boot from Keen Utility is a durable boot that offers innovative protection and support with a secure fit. Keen is bringing the latest in hard-working trends and comfort — and a carbon fiber toe — to its line of men’s Hamilton work boots. The Hamilton features a Keen key-tech flex full-length TPU interlocking torsional plate that delivers a strong stability system for a hard-working boot built with comfort and flexibility. From heel to forefoot through a three-part, interlocking midsole system, workers will experience an increased sense of stabil...