Archive for 'Gear Reviews'

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Now that Spring is upon us, many are beginning to think about racing. In fact, some may have already run a few races. If you are looking to perform your best, there are a few things that I have learned over the years that have helped me and countless others peak when it matters most: […]

Life In A Day – Western States 100 by Billy Yang Films

Watch this when you can… simple. Check out the trailer below, it will blow you away. Billy Yang has outdone himself, again!   


Staying Upright – Keep That Rubber Down

Staying Vertical: Fall Prevention and Trail Running Presented by:     It’s fun to negotiate rocks, roots, narrow pathways and slippery surfaces of the trail until you lose it with a fall. Maintaining focus, wearing trail appropriate shoes and being light on your feet are the main strategies to avoid becoming horizontal while running. From […]


WAA Ultra Carrier Long Sleeve Shirt

We tested and reviewed the innovative WAA Ultra Equipment (What An Adventure) Ultra Carrier long sleeve shirt. The reference to shirt is not entirely accurate as this is more a piece of gear than just an item of clothing. Sure, it’s a shirt but it’s a lot more than that as it offers what a […]


“Brothers” – Film Review

Film: Brothers Director: Paul Nelson Running Time: 30 Min Released: Late 2016     The film features the Puzey brothers, Jacob and Tommy taking part in the 2015, 6 Day, 120 Mile TransRockies Run in Colorado. The film features parts of this great event but more importantly highlights so much more and delves into their […]


Altra Lone Peak 3.0

  The Altra Lone Peak 3.0 is the 2016/2017 update on the 2.5 from seasons prior. Having now run in both shoes in a variety of conditions on dry trail, rivers and winter with snow-covered trails, we were able to put forward our verdict via a review comparing the two models and the upgrades made. […]

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Merrell Overlook 6 Ice+

With the advent of the new Arctic Grip™ by Vibram®, various shoes have hit the market.  I was fortunate to try out the new Merrll Overlook 6 Ice+.  This boot features the new Arctic Grip compound wedged between standard softer rubber lugs with a waterproof upper  and M Select™ WARM lightweight insulation.  If you are looking […]

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Osprey Manta 28

The Osprey Manta 28 is a fantastic pack for the long haul.  Too big for your typical trail run, this pack steers toward long trips and fastpacking. If you do not plan on packing a lot of food or a sleeping bag, I wouldn’t consider this as part of my quiver. However, my recent 2 […]


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