Pickled Feet Runs &#...

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 … Read the...

Scott Sports Idaho T...

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 … Read the...

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 … Read the...

Wilson Creek Frozen ...

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 … Read the...

IMTUF 100 (Idaho Mou...

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, … Read the...

Ultimate Direction S...

    I have worn only one ‘real’ running pack since I started running ultras in 2009, the formerly ubiquitous Nathan HPL 2.0, in the original women’s light blue color. I have loved that pack and worn it to the … Read the...

Silver City 100k ...

The unequivocal stars of the 2013 Silver City Endurance Runs were the awards. Race director Davina Jackson along with her husband Jeremy and uncle Donny attached Silver City Finisher Awards vintage brass cow ear tags onto old horseshoes handcrafted into … Read the...

Using Cutoffs as a P...

Executive Summary for Those Who Hate Long Pointless Race Reports: Your sport should be fun, and if it’s not mostly fun then do something else; if you don’t love running fast, run slow; if you don’t love running slow, hike; … Read the...

Pickled Feet Ultra R...

 A Race Director’s Report: On March 29-30, 2013, Pickled Feet Ultra Running hosted the second annual Pickled Feet races on the essentially flat dirt trails at Eagle Island State Park about 8 miles west of Boise, Idaho. Contrary to weather … Read the...

The Finish

…And then you finish, and you are smiling and the pain has melted away from the anesthesia that is the finish line; and you are running instead of shuffling and everyone sees just another entrant crossing the finish line. Maybe … Read the...