TAUR Easter Basket

As parents we find every opportunity to foster our childrens’ creativity and festive enthusiasm. Well here at TAUR, we pride ourselves at being children at heart as well. Take a look at what we will be putting in our Easter … Read the rest

I Came, I Saw, I was Conquered

  Just one year after an ACL Surgery, I entered my first ultra since 2013. Taking more than a year off of trail races was extremely difficult for me. I had planned for this to be a moderate and conservative … Read the...

Rick and Jen McNulty – Homegrown Trail and U...

Rick and Jen McNulty, Founders of NJ Trail Series What does is take to build a successful trail-running organization? Do you recruit elite runners from all over the world to draw in high-performing athletes? Do you purchase full-page ads in … Read the...

Inspiration Through the Eyes of Kendall Wimmer ...

“Lose yourself in the journey – if you haven’t found it, you haven’t gone high enough or far enough.”  – Kendall Wimmer. Everyone has a different reason for running, a different reason for pushing themselves harder and further than they … Read the rest

Protein Bar Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter “Gnarly Bars” Feb12

Protein Bar Recipe: ...

  As trail runners we’re on the go a lot! We run a dozen miles in the mountains, change in the parking lot, and slip into work as most people are starting their first cup of coffee. These “gnarly bars” … Read the...

Trails in Motion – Film Tour Feb09

Trails in Motion ...

It seems everyone is carrying a camera or action cam these days and then creating pretty cool videos on YouTube. Fewer, however, are taking the time and effort to create truly inspiring and thought-provoking trail related films. And while the … Read the...

Merrell All Out Char...

These days, shoes come in everything from hyper cushioned, pillowy treads – to bare bones, barely there minimal shoes – and deciding which shoe is the right one can be a tough choice with a lot of factors to consider. … Read the...

Traction Control ...

As winter forges on and most of us continue to be socked in with snow and ice, as well the everlasting hope of warmer spring weather peeking through (which creates more ice as snow melts and re-freezes), traction on slippery … Read the...

UltrAspire Zygos ...

UltrAspire made a splash in 2013 with the award winning Alpha hydration vest. If you’re a fan of the Alpha you are going to love the Zygos, which hits the shelves in 2015. The Zygos has the same template and … Read the...

Optic Nerve Variant ...

Spoiler Alert! These are the best sunglasses we have ever reviewed on trailandultrarunning.com. At Summer Outdoor Retailer trade show we made our annual pilgrimage to the Optic Nerve booth to see what special new treats they’d have in store … Read the...

Avoiding Burnout – Next Season Starts Now Jan05

Avoiding Burnout – Next Season Starts Now

For many runners the winter months are figuratively and literally dark months. We often struggle to accept this reality of voluntary or involuntary rest during this time. If you, like me, struggle with this interruption in your regular running routine, … Read the rest

Go Stronger and Longer with The Hurt Artist Dec26

Go Stronger and Long...

I’ve been fortunate enough to meet a lot of amazing athletes as an ultra runner. I met Shane Niemeyer when I volunteered to carry water for some elite triathletes in Boulder. My job was to carry waters and gels on … Read the...