In early January we at trailandultrarunning.com hatched a brilliant idea to approach several sock companies during the Outdoor Retailer Trade Show in Salt Lake City, UT to see if they they wanted to participate in a mass sock company review … Read the rest
There’s something to be said about learning things the hard way, and for California competitive triathlete Andy Sulak nothing could be closer to the truth. He has limited lung function due to a bout of childhood pneumonia. He had knee … Read the rest
My disaster races have proven to be where I learn the most and add to my ever increasing bag of tricks. While not exhausted these are my most valuable arrows in the quiver.
1. Pickle Juice – as … Read the rest
A few weeks ago on The Ultra List, a discussion was started titled, “Purse Money in Ultras.” Over the last two years, I have been one of the biggest opponents of such a trend in our sport. This discussion, however, … Read the rest
I plan to spend the next few weeks discussing three different strategies targeted to help you ‘move up the pack’. Whether you are a back of the pack runner who simply wants to stay further ahead of time cutoffs, or … Read the rest
I’ve never been smart enough to do what’s good for me. In fact, most of my life, pretty much everyone around me has asked me, “Why?”. Why did I quit practicing law? Why do I run so much? Why did … Read the rest
Can we walk or hike our way to a faster ultramarathon? Evidence suggests that walking (fast hiking, walking or power hiking) may just be the key to finishing ultra marathons faster for those with an average pace of … Read the rest