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Month: January 2022

The Runner’s Guide to Menopause

While men can just lace up their running shoes and head out whenever, wherever, we women often have other things on the go that we need to consider when it comes to our health and fitness. Making sure we have the right tampons, double-checking the

Can I Wear Running Shoes Casually?

Can I wear running shoes casually? It’s a common question, and the answer truly is yes… and no. With so many attractive styles of running shoes, it’s no wonder people want to wear them in casual situations! They’re also generally extremely comfortable, and who doesn’t

Spartan Trail World Championship Season Two Announced

Announcement from American Trail Running Association member Spartan Trail. Photo above: Carlos Diaz Recio. Nine events across the world, $225,000 in prize money, distances from 30 km to 100 miles. Spartan, the world’s leading endurance sports and wellness brand, continues its growth in the trail

Benefits of Using Compression Boots

Do you suffer from swollen legs, poor circulation, or DOMS after exercise? Compression boots could be the solution you’re looking for. The benefits of using compression boots are many. From faster recovery to increased circulation, it’s worth trying them if you struggle with your legs

Most Comfortable Running Shoes in 2022

  Stability vs neutral. Cushion vs responsive. Yes, getting those right is key. But what really makes a difference is finding the most comfortable running shoe. Comfort can make or break your run! You can have all the tech you want in your shoes, but

Trail Runner’s Book Review: GO FAR

GO FAR: How Endurance Sports Help You Win at Life, written by Jennifer Strong McConachie, Hatherleigh Press, 2021. Reviewed by trail runner Laura Clark. Laura is an avid mountain, trail and snowshoe runner who lives in Saratoga Springs, NY, where she is a children’s librarian.

EP 556: The History of Ultrarunning Davy Crockett, the host of the podcast, “Ultrarunning History” joins us to help us understand our communities history and helps us better understand our tribe’s culture.  Davy has run over 100 100-mile finishes since starting in 2004.  He is a race director of the Pony Express Trail