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Best Hats & Visors for Trail Running in 2016

Posted on April 26, 2016 in Gear Running Accessories

Hats serve a few important functions in the runner’s wardrobe: protect the runner from harmful sun exposure, shade the runner from the heat of the sun, absorb perspiration, and shelter the runner from wind, debris, and rain. But there are a few issues that the average running hat doesn’t solve for trail runners: When you […]

Stance Running Socks: Balance in Science & Art

Posted on April 12, 2016 in Gear Running Accessories

Our stance on Stance socks? These running socks might just steal the show from the rest of your outfit. But you won’t mind. Stance’s founders come from a unique place – they were in search of a market that was lacking pizazz. When looking at socks, they saw black, white, solid colors, and very little […]

The Benefits of Soft Gel Flasks for Running Nutrition

Posted on April 6, 2016 in Gear Nutrition Running Accessories

They say there are two kinds of people. Those who put toothpaste on their toothbrush by squeezing the middle of the tube, and those who roll the tube from the bottom. I’ve always been the rolling type – I hate the idea of wasting perfectly good toothpaste just because it’s stuck at the bottom of […]


Best New Running Hydration Packs of 2016

Posted on April 5, 2016 in Gear Running Accessories

If you’re considering purchasing a hydration vest or pack for your running, this year’s new styles are well worth the investment. These new hydration accessories come with a round of improvements, providing innovative solutions to past hydration pack issues. Lightweight designs, better materials, and enhanced fitting all provide the trail runner with a better pack […]


UltrAspire Running Vest Technology Update: The Max O2 Strap

Posted on March 24, 2016 in Gear Running Accessories

Anyone who runs with a hydration vest knows the importance of being able to move freely while wearing it. If you have a pack on, chances are pretty high that you’re on a long run. When it comes to long runs, comfort is key, because even the smallest issues build up and can become bigger […]


Brand Spotlight: Salomon S-LAB Running Products

Posted on March 21, 2016 in Gear Running Accessories Running Apparel Running Shoes

Those who are no stranger to trail runs are certainly no stranger to Salomon. As one of the foremost brands in the trail running industry, Salomon has blazed the trail (pun intended) in brilliant innovation and design. S-LAB designated products take Salomon trail running to the next level. S-LAB stands for “Salomon Lab”, which alludes […]


Product Spotlight: Action Wipes for Running

Posted on March 11, 2016 in Gear Running Accessories


Sometimes runners smell. Bad. Action Wipes are here to help with that. Because it’s not our fault if we smell bad, we work hard to log our daily miles whenever and wherever possible, and that doesn’t always allow us to take a much needed shower to freshen up. Curt Van Inwegen is a Partner and […]



Performance Running Belts Buying Guide

Posted on March 10, 2016 in Gear Running Accessories

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“What’s with the fanny pack?” Whoa whoa whoa, hold up. This isn’t your mom’s fanny pack. Hey, we’re not knocking fanny packs (or your mom). An 80s staple, fanny packs held all the stuff your pockets couldn’t store, and proved less cumbersome than purses or backpacks. Performance running belts are much more than that, though. […]


The North Face Flyweight Collapsible Bags

Posted on February 10, 2016 in Gear Running Accessories


Tracy Garneau, Canada. Photo: Tim Kemple. The North Face Rights Expiration Date: April 29 , 2014.

When you’re traveling, whether it be for work or pleasure, one of the best ways to take advantage of your new surroundings is to go for a run. Planning a destination race or run can be the highlight of your trip, if you plan ahead. One issue that arises when you’re packing to travel is […]


Trail Running Gaiters Buying Guide

Posted on February 2, 2016 in Gear Running Accessories

Scenic of mountains, Chamonix, France.

Scenic of mountains, Chamonix, France.

You are no stranger to getting stuff in your shoes. And by stuff, I mean dirt, sand, rocks, snow, mud… you’re a trail runner – you’re pretty hardcore. But even the most hardcore trail runner should keep themselves protected from potential hazards. If you’re running trails, you may need more than just the protection a […]

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