Archive for November, 2012

Mogollon Monster 100 and Beyond

Mogollon Monster 100 and Beyond

By: Deron Ruse 37 runners toe the line. 9 runners finish. I was number 9 and I finished with just minutes to spare. Here is my story of running the Mogollon Monster 100 Mile Endurance Run. This race is 106 grueling miles which includes climbing more than 19,000 feet throughout the course. The race includes […]

Fear Not the Toesocks

Fear Not the Toesocks

Not Just For Hippies You’ve probably seen someone strolling through the airport security line wearing them with sandals. Perhaps you even saw your ‘hippie’ friend walking around with the knee-high-rainbow-striped-variety. What’s up with those crazy socks that look like gloves for your feet?! Even my kids say they make my toes look like sausages. Just […]

Headsweats© Super Duty Supervisor

Headsweats© Super Duty Supervisor

When I first started running I always went topless, no not the kind of topless where I could supplement my income with cash tips, topless as in no hat. But living in Arizona with our 320+ days of sunshine meant constantly wiping stinging sweat out of my eyes during my runs and listening to constant […]

Garmin (or any) GPS Charging While You Run

Garmin (or any) GPS Charging While You Run

“Charging On” – How I Took My Garmin To The Edge, And Beyond. By: Lane Gremillion Ahhhh………The GPS reciever. Whether you like Garmin, Soleus, Nike, Polar, Suunto, or Timex, if you dig into a runner’s sacred “running drawer”, 9 out of 10 times, you will find one of these devices. I still hear talk of […]

So you wanna be a Race Director? Read this first…

So you wanna be a Race Director?  Read this first…

So you’ve run a few ultras recently?  Maybe a lot and over a lot of years.  Maybe you’ve done well in some races, maybe not. But one way or another you’ve become hooked.  You love the sport, the people, the individual digging for something more.  The volunteers, the trails, the training, the “culture of ultra […]

Cactus Rose 100 Mile

Cactus Rose 100 Mile

Submitted by: Lane Gremillion The Toughest Show On Dirt I signed up for this year’s Cactus Rose 100 with one goal in mind; To finish. I am not the type of ultra-runner who likes to sign up for as many races as possible. I believe in quality over quantity. I pick a specific race, train […]

Birki’s Sandals for Active Recovery™

Birki’s Sandals for Active Recovery™

As ultra distance trail runners we all have one thing in common regardless if you’re an elite runner at the front of the pack, middle of the pack runner or you battle every race for the coveted DFL trophy…when the race is over our feet need lots of TLC. In fact one of the very […]