Trail Running

what should i wear for a marathon

What Should I Wear for a Marathon?

Chances are, if you’re running a marathon soon, whether it’s your first or your fifth, your preparation checklist runs long. You’ve laid out your pre-race, during, and post-race fuel, you’ve found the right shoes to run in, you have your support squad in tow – and you’ve checked the race […]

how can i get faster at uphill hiking

How Can I Get Faster At Uphill Hiking?

Below, I will detail a few different ways that you can get faster at hiking uphill. I will warn you, getting faster at hiking takes dedication to training. You wont be faster a hiking overnight, however if you get out on plenty of hikes in the meantime, and do other […]

what is a recovery run

What is a Recovery Run? (Benefits and FAQs)

If you’ve ever talked to a non-runner about running, they’ve probably said some things like, “Running is so hard!” “I can’t run for more than one minute without needing to stop.” “I don’t know how you do it.” It’s almost as if they assume that runners nearly sprint every run, […]

How Long Does It Take To Run A 50K

How Long Does It Take To Run A 50K?

If you’ve just signed up for a 50K, or you’ve planned to sign up for one, or even if the thought has wandered across your mind, you might also be considering how long it takes. At just barely under 8 kilometers longer than a marathon, it seems daunting enough to […]

How Often Should You Change Your Running Shoes

How Often Should You Change Your Running Shoes?

While you’re hitting the pavement or running the trails, you count on your shoes to last long and offer support. However, even the most durable pair eventually needs to be replaced. So, how often should you change your running shoes? In general, running shoes should be replaced after 300 to […]

What Strength Training Should Runners Do

What Strength Training Should Runners Do?

If you’ve been doing some research on how to become a faster runner, chances are you’ve come across a few articles that suggest strength training. While strength training is an essential element in any runners routine, it’s far too easy to get it wrong and risk injury. Perfecting your form, […]

what are the different types of runs

What Are the Different Types of Runs?

Much like other sports, running has a wide variety of terminology that goes right over the heads of non-runners, new runners, and even some more experienced runners. What does “tempo” mean? Are you sure “fartlek” is a type of run and not some kind of insult? Aren’t “base runs” and […]

How Far Should I Run as a Beginner

How Far Should I Run as a Beginner?

Running is one of the simplest acts of natural sport we can perform. All it takes is putting one foot in front of the other – something many of us could do before we could even talk. But when it comes to running as a means to get healthy, reaching […]

what does drop mean in shoes

What Does Drop Mean In Shoes?

These days, there are so many different kinds of trail running shoes out there that it can be difficult to figure out which one is right for you. Add in all of the new technology that’s on the market today and the search for a new pair of kicks can […]