Category: Running Shoe & Gear Reviews

Altra Trail Shoes: Side by Side Test

The Altra Loan Peak 2.0 shoes are put to the test in a 100-mile mountain race.
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Gin Gins To Ice Bandanas: Q&A With Ultra-Running Phenom Rob Krar

Settle the stomach and keep cool with these gems of wisdom shared by Rob Krar, one of the world's best ultra-distance runners.
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2015: Asics Dabbles In 'Fell Running' Design

Hefty lugs on this trail-running shoe make it poised to be a muck-running specialist.
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Training Advice From Author Of 'UltraMental'

A mentally-tough athlete can train for an ultra-marathon in less than three hours a week. That's the premise behind the new book "UltraMental." We talk to the author to learn more.
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Ultra-Runner Rob Krar's 'Leadville 100' Strava Data Will Blow Your Mind

Crunching the numbers on fitness-tracking website Strava reveals the insane skill and stamina required to win one of America's toughest ultra-marathons.
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Sunscreen? The Answer Is 'Yes'

Skin damage and skin cancer is a risk for anyone, but for those of us who spend hours, days and weeks at a time outside, the stakes are elevated.
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Training Advice From Ultra Athletes

The North Face released a series of videos looking at training for the prestigious UTMB race.
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Geigerrig Debuts Tiny Drink Hose From Hydration Bladder. A New Trend?

It looks like a thin IV tube. The valve is smaller than a lemon drop. This fall, Geigerrig will ship a hydration hose 1/3 the size of the industry standard.
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Find Nature In The City With These 10 Tips

Big city living certainly has its perks, but with all the hustle and bustle it can be hard to get in tune with nature. One editor shares her tips for getting outdoors in the city.
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Hydration Simplified With Beer

If you're running an ultra-marathon and your pee looks like Guinness, seek medical ASAP.
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