Monthly Archives: July 2011

Two Weeks to Race Day, What to Do and What Not to Do

There are less than two weeks before the Ridge Run. So what should you be doing to prepare right now? And just as important, what should you avoid doing? Most Important – Stay Healthy Getting sick or doing something stupid … Continue reading

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Running Form, Chi Running, Divine Madness, POSE, …

Running form is a hot topic. Is it something you should worry about? Probably not, especially for rugged trail course like the Ridge Run. Nevertheless, I promised in a previous blog post I would chime in on this topic so … Continue reading

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A Readers Review of Hoka One One Shoes

This post comes from a reader’s comments. I’ve posted their comments here so they are easier to find. This is good firsthand experience and may be helpful to others considering the Hokas as a shoe for the Ridge Run. The … Continue reading

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Common Ridge Run Injuries and their Prevention

The Ridge Run’s rocky terrain and poor footing love to inflict injury on the unsuspecting running. A few posts ago, I said I would discuss some common sense things you can do to minimize injury. An unexpected injury can abruptly … Continue reading

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Fairy Lake Road Could Open Any Day

The road up to Fairy Lake and the trail head to Mount Sacajawea has been free of snow for over a week. It is dry and bare the whole way from Highway 86 to the Fairy Lake campground. On Monday … Continue reading

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Mike Wolfe Ridge Run Training Advice

Wednesday evening July 6th Mike Wolfe gave a presentation at the Bozeman REI covering tips and training advice for those participating in the Ridge Run. Mike is probably one of the better mountain runners in the world and gave a … Continue reading

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Hoka One One Review

This post is a comprehensive user review of the Hoka One One Mafate trail running shoe. After hearing glowing comments and claims regarding these shoes, I figured the only way I could honestly and accurately assess their merits was to … Continue reading

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