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Nathan FireCatcher Vest Review

If you’re a trail runner, you’re likely familiar with the brand Nathan. Nathan Sports has been in the game for years and their products were many ultrarunners’ first introduction to hydration products, mine included. The Firecatcher ($75 MSRP) is new for 2014 and falls under Nathan’s Race Vest category. [ed note: …

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Adidas Energy Boost

I’ve had this pair of shoes since November, have worn the heck out of them, and am just getting around to a …

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Pearl Izumi Fly Convertible Jacket

Let’s start with the givens.  I live in Ashland.  Basically, it’s Northern California in terms of climate, so with the exception of …

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Bras for Busty Runners

I asked Ashland-based trail runner Bethany to review a handful of running bras for this Spring/Summer.  Having a larger chest comes with …

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Osprey Rev 1.5 Hydration Pack

 I use a hydration pack for runs longer than 2 hours, preferring the Nathan HPL #020 for its capacity and comfort.    I also …

Book Review: Flanagan’s Run

In our interview with Dr. David Horton, the good doctor mentioned a book that had a big impact on his life.  That …

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Racing Weight Cookbook Review

Racing Weight Cookbook: Lean, Light Recipes for Athletes is the third book in the Racing Weight  Series, by Matt Fitzgerald and Georgie …