Training

Running Downhill, Or, How Not To Die

  Some people seem like they just run faster downhills…Is there really anything you can do to “bomb” down the trails like you see others doing? Well – yes and no! The good news is that there is certainly steps you can take to improve your downhill game. Even if it’s just to complete a […]

Long Run Training And Self Support

Getting in those long runs is essential for being able to run longer distances – and while the physical portion of the training can be difficult enough (and fun!) there’s more to it than just hitting the road or trail and running for several hours at a time. Something we quickly discovered as we were […]

Heat Training for Western States

Anyone looking at races in high temps that they aren’t used to? You could probably learn a thing or two from this write up on personal heat training for the Western States. We’ve all been in races where we felt like we were wilting or just plain dehydrated, but prepping for a 100 mile race […]

5 secrets to running long distances, by obese Hongkonger turned ultrarunner – South China Morning Post

Ever wonder how some people end up getting into ultra running and what their running and training looks like? An interesting study is Andre Blumberg – a man who was very over weight and has recently completed some incredible races on a training schedule that most people would consider fairly bizarre. It goes to show […]

Entry point to Finger Lakes Trail In Upstate NY

Finding a Good Running Trail

Wondering how you will find a good running trail? This short article will help you in you’re in a slump, need a new trail, or are somewhere new and just need to get out and about. There’s been a lot of great articles written about this, although I think that trails represent a bit different […]

Beach Running – How To Make It Burn While Staying Flat

Ok, summertime is pretty much upon us and although a lot of trail runners are looking at the calendar and thinking about what events they can schedule in during the coming months, some of you will probably be heading out for vacations with the family or friends. Sometimes this can mean an exciting chance to […]