Pickled Feet Runs – How To Go 48
Apr22

Pickled Feet Runs – How To Go 48

The third annual Pickled Feet 48/24/12/6 Hour and 100 Mile Runs were held on March 27-29, 2014 at the beautiful Eagle Island State Park in Eagle, Idaho. The Pickled Feet Ultra Running team has a huge list of things to improve on for next year, but all reports put this as the best year yet. From Jimmy John’s to Panda Express to bacon cheese quesadillas, bacon avocado sandwiches, potato soup, cheesecake, and so much more, the...

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Scott Sports Idaho Trail Ultra Series
Jan22

Scott Sports Idaho Trail Ultra Series

The 2014 Scott Sports Idaho Trail Ultra Series offers up the best trail running Idaho has to offer through a series of eight trail races that are a collaboration of six different Race Director teams. The ITUS is sponsored by Scott Sports and The Pulse Running & Fitness in Meridian, Idaho. The ITUS races are spread throughout the year from January through October and vary in terrain from a flat loop course at the Pickled Feet Runs...

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Foot Taping
Jan02

Foot Taping

A lot of people wonder about the best blister treatment/prevention techniques. It’s a common discussion I hear between newer and veteran runners alike. I have found that prevention is the best defense. During the course of helping a friend solve her severe blister problems for even short trail runs, we discovered pre- taping. It’s been pretty revolutionary for me and has become a staple pre-race ritual; I hope this helps some of you...

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Wilson Creek Frozen 50k
Dec24

Wilson Creek Frozen 50k

As winter is firmly tightening it’s grasp on us, races also seem fade away into the dark corners of the season, often making it difficult to find one during those chilly months. One group is bucking the trend of the winter race slumber, hosting the Wilson Creek Frozen 50K, a January 18th race southwest of Boise, Idaho. I caught up with RD Emily Berriochoa to hear all about it.  Tell me about the Wilson Creek Frozen 50K –...

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IMTUF 100 (Idaho Mountain Trail Ultra Festival)
Oct01

IMTUF 100 (Idaho Mountain Trail Ultra Festival)

At the end of last month (August 30-31, 2013), I participated for the second time in the IMTUF 100 (Idaho Mountain Trail Ultra Festival), which starts and finishes at the mountain enclave of Burgdorf Hot Springs just north of McCall, Idaho. Burgdorf should be on a ‘best of Idaho’ list. It’s the PERFECT home to a hundred mile trail race. They offer reasonably priced camping, rental cabins if you prefer that, and the best part of all is...

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