Category Archives: Equipment

2019 Ridge Run Recap and Race Fueling Details

2019 brought much more typical conditions compared to last year’s challenges of being the hottest day of the year combined with smoke. The 2019 Ridge Run greeted runners with mild temperatures, clear skies and calm winds. The day before the … Continue reading

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Nike Zoom Pegasus 35 Turbo Review

This spring and summer I have been running in the Nike Pegasus Turbo. Available for a couple years already, that makes me a bit late to the party. So what inspired me buy a pair and give them a try? … Continue reading

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Hoka Napali Review – Similar to Original Hoka Clifton

If you are a fan of the Original Hoka Clifton, you may want to check out the Hoka Napali. It became available in early 2018 and is very similar to the original Clifton. Check out this review on Ginger Runner: … 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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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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A Winter Workout for Summer Success Trail Running

Since winter typically drapes the mountains in Montana in snow, finding snow-free trails with sustained elevation gain is a challenge from December through April. A couple winter alternatives to running mountain trails are back country skiing and uphill walking on … Continue reading

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Quantifying Running Economy with a Power Meter

The last few decades have seen a revolution in the personal quantification of running performance. Background of Technology Breakthroughs in Measuring Running Performance Stop Watch The revolution started with sport wrist watches like the Timex Ironman back in the 1980s … Continue reading

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