No Shortcuts Nov24

No Shortcuts

Repulsive. I run this trail at least once a week and it ticks me off every time. There it is…a shortcut. A shortcut on a trail! I have never taken the shortcut. Why would I? Why would anyone? Oh look, … Read the rest

Zion Double Crossing...

Some pictures can’t be taken, only seen. Visuals so clear, so delicate, in situations so intimate – that moment between yourself and nature – that they can’t be duplicated outside of that one instance in time. Likewise, some experiences can’t … Read the...

When Runners Mountaineer Nov04

When Runners Mountaineer

Photos of mountain running and high alpine ridges flood my social media feeds. Athletes atop peaks with goofy smiles on their faces, and I can’t help but smile back at my phone. I’ll like the photo. And I’ll sigh, thinking … Read the rest

The Art of Going Sol...

I don’t lack for running partners. As one of the lead members of the TAUR organization I’m pretty recognizable on the trails. My circle of running friends and acquaintances has grown to a number greater than I can count. And … Read the...

Hal Koerner’s Field ...

Always smiling “Just as a journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step, your ultra race begins with solid training.” – Hal Koerner Even if you’ve been around ultrarunning for a very short time, you have certainly heard … 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...

Skyline Drive – Video Sep17

Skyline Drive –...

TrailandUltraRunning.com COO Craig Lloyd became the first person to complete a run along Skyline Drive, a 112 mile route from I-70 in Central Utah north to Hwy 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon. More than half of the course is over … Read the...

100 Miles of Wild – Using Ultrarunning for Science and Education Sep15

100 Miles of Wild &#...

When we start talking about ultrarunning, our thoughts immediately jump to sporting events. Races, FKTs, multi-stage runs are just some events that pop to mind. However, now for possibly the very first time, ultrarunning is being used for a different … Read the...

5 Steps to Becomming a Kickass Ultramarathon Pacer – Video Sep10

5 Steps to Becomming...

Video captured during the pacing duties of the last 47 miles of the Wasatch 100. … 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...

Fragile: Friends Nev...

Jake and Jeremy were best friends from the beginning. They met in first grade and grew up together in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Jake was a high-energy kid with endless enthusiasm for life. He was a friend to everyone.  Jake excelled … Read the...