TAUR Around the Globe – 7/28 – 8/3
Aug04

TAUR Around the Globe – 7/28 – 8/3

BAM! Back again with the greatest weekly post on the interweb. Your pics, from the desert to the mountain tops.           I accidentally came to the end and started posting photos from last year. It’s just that easy to get caught up in all the awesomeness. You people are truly inspiring....

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up again.
Jul31

up again.

the alarm went off. I quickly muted it and put my ear to the window. rain. I opened my weather app on the phone, to make sure this wasn’t part of a dream. yes, it was raining. I went back to sleep, curling up to my husband. my original plans of Pfiefferhorn to White Baldy would have to wait. I wasn’t going to do that solo in the dark and rain. 40 minutes passed. I woke with a jolt, whispered to my husband I’d be...

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King of the Castle – Idaho Mountain Festival
Jul24

King of the Castle – Idaho Mountain Festival

The Idaho Mountain Festival, brought to you by Asana, is a 4-day rock climbing and trail running event that has little to do with competition and more about the celebration and gathering of these great outdoor sports. Castle Rock and City of Rocks are home to some of the best granite domes for sport climbing, traditional climbing, and bouldering. The trail systems through both parks make for great hiking, trail running, and mountain...

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JWalking Running Kilt – Review
Jul14

JWalking Running Kilt – Review

“You should run in a kilt”, they said. “It will be fun”, they said. And you know what? They were right. A couple of months ago JWalking reached out to us and asked if we’d do a test of their new running kilt, along with their active wear running button-down hawaiian style shirt. Upon receipt of two of each in the mail, they were immediately distributed between myself and our head Review Coordinator...

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TAUR Pics From Around the Globe – 6/20 – 6/27
Jun30

TAUR Pics From Around the Globe – 6/20 – 6/27

This is the first in what will be a weekly thread dedicated to publishing pictures you’ve taken of your runs and races, on trails and in ultramarathons. All pictures were taken from the Trail And Ultra Running Facebook group and are published with permission from the owners. Enjoy, comment, and we’ll do it again next week!                            ...

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Colorado 14ers: Adventure Ultrarunning
Jun25

Colorado 14ers: Adventure Ultrarunning

Colorado. I love this place. In 2008,  I was fortunate to move here and bring my love of endurance sports with me. Life is different in Colorado. Who you are is what you do. Climber? Skier? Mountain biker? Ultrarunner? It’s not about what you have…it’s what you do. How do you live your life? What do you do with your precious time? I don’t take it for granted when I stop on the trail to let a deer, bear, or moose walk by. I just...

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Nathan Hydration VaporShadow/VaporCloud – Review
Jun13

Nathan Hydration VaporShadow/VaporCloud – Review

Miles used (so far) – 617 miles Next on the list for our Nathan Hydration series review is the VaporCloud/VaporShadow race vests. The VaporCloud and VaporShadow are identical in features with exception of the VaporShadow being designed specifically for a female fit with a slightly different front pocket and torso wrap that better fits a female frame. As with their Elevation, Nathan made sure that this vest was UTMB capable with 11L of...

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TNF Endurance Series
Jun11

TNF Endurance Series

I recently had the opportunity to work and support runners at The Northface Endurance Series race in Bear Mountain State Park, NY.  Prior to this, I had not considered participating in these sort of larger scale races for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, was just a general limitation of financial resources which significantly limited my registration into races. Additionally, the locations for the series were further away then...

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