Author Archives: Bridger Ridge Run

About Bridger Ridge Run

The Bridger Ridge Run blog is an information portal for all those seeking to learn more about the Bridger Ridge Run event held every second Saturday of August in Bozeman Montana. This blog contains notifications about important registration dates and deadlines, history of the event, training advice and other stories and entertaining tidbits of information about the Bridger Ridge Run.

Can You Run Faster with the Nike Zoom Fly and Nike Vaporfly 4% Shoes?

This following post is a response to a recent question in the comment section of  the post on training for a 3 hour marathon. Here is the original comment: “There is a lot of hype about people running faster marathons … Continue reading

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Jae Gruenke – The Wise Woman of Running Form

There are lots of claims from various sources that you can change your running form and run faster and injury free. Most approaches are just someone’s opinion with little to no evidence or science behind the claims. Franchises and businesses … Continue reading

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My All-Time Favorite Trail Running Shoe: the Original Hoka Clifton (Circa 2014)

My personal favorite trail running shoe of all-time is the Original Hoka One One Clifton (Circa 2014). Over my lifetime, I’ve used a lot of different types, brands and styles of shoes. Some were excellent trail running shoes and were … Continue reading

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How to Train and Run the Bridger Ridge Run in 4 Hours

The most popular post on this Blog is a minimalist approach to training for a 3 hour Marathon. In my experience, a 3 hour Marathon is equivalent in effort and training commitment as a 4 hour Ridge Run. The target … Continue reading

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Skechers GOTrail Review (2016 Version)

Most recently, I have been running in the Skechers GOTrail. It is the version that came out in early 2016. Pure speculation, but it appears Skechers will not be offering it in 2017. (Note: There is a rumor of a … Continue reading

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Microdosing Training to Enhance Adaption to Training

Can you improve fitness by injecting frequent small doses of activity into your training regime? I am going to steal the term “microdosing” from the drug culture and apply it to training. Microdosing training is the concept of improving fitness … Continue reading

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Running with Heart Disease – More…

Following are some more thoughts, both practical and philosophical, regarding managing heart problems in preparation for the 2016 Ridge Run. Heart issues are not that uncommon in the Montana running community. There are many friends and acquaintances of mine with … Continue reading

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