Archive for June, 2013

Black Diamond Ultra Distance Trekking Poles

Black Diamond Ultra Distance Trekking Poles

When talking about trekking poles for ultra distance trail running the Black Diamond Ultra Distance Trekking Pole is the pole all others are compared against. The combination of lightweight 100% carbon fiber construction, durability and Z-Pole folding design for compact storage in your hydration vest should put these poles at the top of your list […]

Grand Canyon Rim to Rim to Rim (R2R2R)

Grand Canyon Rim to Rim to Rim (R2R2R)

If you’re looking for advice on how to run in the Grand Canyon keep looking because this isn’t it. I wrote a quick recap of my May 11, 2013 R2R2R run and you can read it here if you’re interested. It’s just like all the others you’ll find using a Google search so don’t get […]

Tailwind Nutrition

Tailwind Nutrition

Introduction How often would you say that fueling and nutrition has impacted your race-day performance? 50%? 75%? Do you struggle finding the right things to eat and drink during a race? Like anyone else, I too have spent my fair share of time and money trying to figure out what combination of gels, chews, electrolytes […]