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...

Trail and Ultra Runn...

And just like that, it’s the holiday season. Can you believe it’s back already? Whether you’re an avid runner or you’re looking to buy your favorite runner the perfect gift, we’ve got a quick list of great things to snag … Read the...

Feetures Elite Ultra...

There are two types of runners in this world; those who care dearly about the socks they wear and those who don’t. We at TAUR are definitely part of the “people who care about the socks they wear” crew. We … Read the...

New Balance 980 Trai...

New Balances new mid and outsole technology – Fresh Foam – has now been applied to their new trail shoe, the 980 Trail. The stable, yet comfortable midsole is meant to hold up in the toughest of conditions and provide … Read the...

Run Like a Girl

In case you hadn’t noticed, a lot of women like to feel like a woman both on and off the trail. Just like everybody, they are sweating, burping, farting (from what I’ve heard), blowing snot rockets, getting dirty and grunting … Read the...

Optic Nerve Amino an...

When runners think about necessary gear their first thoughts most frequently go to shoes, socks, or maybe hydration systems. Rarely do runners give any considerable thought to their clothing and more specifically, sunglasses. We partnered with Optic Nerve last Fall … Read the...

Gear Review- Tailwin...

Here’s a bit of nutrition that’s gotten A LOT of praise over the last year or so. Starting from a grassroots effort, with no elite athletes as ambassadors, Tailwind Endurance Fuel has really taken off in the endurance athletics world. … Read the...