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International. The Vagabond. A Glaciologist in Chamonix A trail-running scientist’s tour through the glaciers of Chamonix. Into India A new 345-mile race pushes one runner to new heights. Any Given Moment. Any Given Moment Running Nepal's 3 Passes Trail takes you off the beaten mule path. Party Time The “World-Summit of Mountain ...
Many of us first became familiar with the notion of running in sandals through reading about Mexico’s huarache-clad Tarahumara in Christopher McDougall’s 2009 bestseller, Born to Run. Those who have embraced huaraches are still a relatively small percentage of the general trail-running population—but you can find them everywhere from your local 5K to 100-milers.
Leki MCT 12 VARIO Carbon Trail-Running Pole Review These babies are the Maseratis of the genre. $250. Weight: 14 oz per pair Length: 110-130 cm/unisex; 100-120 cm/women’s Collapsed length: 42 cm If you’re in the market for trekking poles for your spring and summer trail adventures and races, the collapsible, lightweight and adjustable Leki MCT 12 VARIO Carbon poles are a teched-out option ...
Ultrarunning training tips from Trail Runner Magazine for beginners and advance runners racing any ultra distance, from 50K to 100 miles (and more).
Training For Your First Ultra Over 50K Longer ultramarathons aren’t as impossible as they might seem at first glance. David Roche March 25th, 2019 . First, a disclaimer (starting the article with some sexy talk for all the lawyers in the house). There is no single way ...
First Look: Editor’s Choice—Amok Sunglasses by Tifosi The Tifosi Amok sunglasses are lightweight, ventilated sunglasses that are great for trail runs and not wildly expensive.
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Reviews of fastpacking gear, including ultralight tents, packs, sleeping bags and more, plus tips for picking fastpacking gear and packing smartly.
20 Beginner-Friendly Trail Ultras. Alex Kurt August 29th, 2014 . Your first ultra will be hard, but picking the right race will make it easier . Runners move along desert slickrock in Moab’s Red Hot 55K. Photo by Chris Hunter / Hunter Imagery. Running an ultramarathon is ...
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Take planned rest days when you are healthy, or you will be taking forced rest days when you are injured. Injuries are the Trojan Horses of trail running. Like in … Continue reading "Rest Days and Recovery Runs: What You Need to Know"
Hello David, I always appreciate your columns/desertations, etc I am a 73 year old that ran 2:37 when I was 43 and have run some 50 milers. I have always had a goal of running a 100, but work ( yes I still work and travel a lot) has kept me from doing the minimal of training for such an ordeal that you have written) I know that time is running out, so I am endeavoring to do before they shovel ...
Sometimes, being told to “sleep more” is not that much different than hearing you need to “digest faster.” Yeah, there are certain decisions and scenarios that can make sleep and … Continue reading "It’s OK If You Are Not A Great Sleeper"
To finish your first 50-miler, begin the training process early. “Allow a four- to six-month build-up if you’re starting to run again after a layoff,” says Scott Drum, Ph.D., Director of the High Altitude Performance Lab in Gunnison, Colorado, “or about three months if you have been training consistently for the previous three months.”
Reviews of trail running hydration gear including running hydration packs, vests, hip belts, reservoirs, handhelds, filters & more at Trail Runner Magazine
Let’s Talk Openly And Lovingly About Financial Worries Amid Coronavirus The Covid-19 pandemic is scary and lots of people are there with you if your fears go beyond health . David Roche March 23rd, 2020
Recipes for runners, including healthy pre-run and post-run meals, home made energy and recovery food, and more from Trail Runner Magazine.
Training Plans. Superstar Workout: Magnolia Road Progression Long Run Magnolia is a notoriously hilly dirt road in Colorado that has helped create legends. How to Get Race Ready, Mentally At the end of the day, remember, you signed up for this. Trail-Optional Race Training