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If it’s not a shoe, not a pack, not clothing, it’s probably in here somewhere. Consider it the junk drawer in the kitchen…don’t know what’s in there, but you always, always need it!


Podcasting Gear

Ultramarathons–and running in general–appear to require not much gear, right?  However we all know that it’s easy to go overboard with things we “might need” or simply want.  There are the essentials, then there are the extras.  Same with podcasting. I get asked a lot what gear I use and …

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Suunto Ambit3 Run HRM Review

Suunto Ambit3 Run HR Review Like any coach-athlete relationship, the bond between a runner and their GPS watch is love-hate. The Suunto …

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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 …


Runbell Review

Ding ding! As a runner who spends a significant amount of time on a paved/decomposed granite bike path, I have a Pavlovian …