Trail Running

What is the average time it takes to run a marathon

What is the average time it takes to run a marathon?

Running a marathon is no easy feat. Long held as the gold standard in distance running, completing a marathon is a must-do on most runner’s bucket list. But, if you’ve never run a marathon before, the idea of covering 26.2 miles in one go can be daunting, to say the […]

What Is The Best Running Podcast? (16 Top-Rated Shows)

To be a committed runner takes a lot of motivation, inspiration, self-love, and endurance. The best way to get motivated, inspired, and properly informed is by finding the advice that speaks to you the most. Listening to podcasts is a great way to stay up beat, updated, and to keep […]

are jaybird run worth it

Are Jaybird Run Worth It?

One of the most annoying parts of using headphones while running, are those darn cords. They get tangled, snag on tree branches and are just plain annoying. Perhaps wireless earbuds like the Jaybird Run are the answer. Let’s dive in and find out… At a price point over one hundred […]

Can You Run 50 Miles in a Day

Can You Run 50 Miles in a Day?

For many avid runners, the thought of running 50 miles in a day is daunting, to say the least. Long thought of as the gold standard in ultrarunning, running 50 miles is often seen of as a rite of passage for anyone looking to get into the world of long-distance […]

How Many Hours of Sleep Should A Runner Get

How Many Hours of Sleep Should A Runner Get?

Everyone needs to sleep to live.  But athletes, and more importantly endurance athletes especially need to be conscious of the number of hours they sleep as well as the quality of that rest.  At least 7.5 hours of sleep is suggested by most researchers today but over 8 hours of […]

pinole

Pinole – The Perfect Homemade Energy Snack?

If you’re one of the few trail runners that hasn’t read Born to Run by Christopher McDougall, you might be wondering what the heck Pinole is and why everyone has been talking about it so much. First off, I highly recommend reading Born to Run. This book isn’t your typical […]

best ultra running books

Ultra-Running Books: 20 Must Reads

When not on the trail yourself, what better way to spend your R&R time than reading about other great athletes on the trail! In no particular order, the following list is broken into two sections: inspiring ultra-running stories and guide books about ultra-running. There is something on this list for […]

trail running tips for beginners

15 Trail Running Tips for Beginners

If you’re new to the trails and you’re looking for a running start, then we’ve got a few ideas that can help you get ahead of the pack early on. After all, trail running is about much more than just getting in shape—it will also allow you to enjoy a […]