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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!

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DIY Balance Board for Runners

Cheap and Easy: Balance Board for Running Recovery and Improvement You’d be hard pressed to find a successful runner–especially a trail runner–who doesn’t have good balance.  Good balance helps us run faster, stay upright longer, and the workouts we do to improve balance helps us stave off injuries.  I’m no …

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Roll Recovery R8 Review

The Roll Recovery R8 is one of those items that is instantly recognizable to runners. Even before I tried one, I looked …

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Night Runner 270 Shoe Lights

Night Runner 270 Shoe Lights Review I’ll admit it, I rolled me eyes pretty hard when I saw Night Runner 270 shoe lights …

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Trekking Pole Review

Trekking Poles for Ultramarathons I’m not going to lie. I wasn’t so sure about this whole trekking pole thing at first. That …

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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 …

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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 …