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Altra Lone Peak 2.0 Polartec Review

I asked Shannon Hampton from Arkansas to perform a comprehensive gear test for the Altra Lone Peak 2.0s. These are different from the original models in that they have a Polartec weatherproof covering and maybe you’ve heard,  California just ain’t the place to test all-weather shoes right now. By the looks of …

Hillsound FreeSteps6 Crampons Review

Trust. It needs to be earned. The Hillsound FreeSteps6 Crampons ($40) earned my trust quickly. But, let’s go back to the beginning… Having lived …

Mio Fuse Review

  Gone are the days of wearing a chaffing strap around your chest to track your heart rate.  Those multi-hour runs wearing a tight …

UltrAspire Zygos Review

I didn’t know what to expect when I first fished the Ultraspire Zygos out from behind a plant on Eric’s front porch — but …

UltrAspire Astral Race Vest Review

The Astral by UltrAspire is the latest addition of female-specific gear to hit the market.  No longer are women relegated to “pinked” …

HOKA One One Stinson Lite

Hoka One One Stinson Lite [Note on transparency: I make an effort to publish reviews from a wide array of opinions. Sometimes …

Crewing a Newborn at a Multi-Day Race

[Written for URP by: Heidi Nicole Kumm, the ultra runner + crew extraordinaire behind runaroundaroo.com and @runaroundaroo.]   In the ultra community you’ll hear …