Posts Tagged ‘Speedgoat 50K’

Victory Sportdesign: Bear 1 Review

Victory Sportdesign: Bear 1 Review

This past weekend I had the opportunity to test out the new Victory Sportdesign drop bag called the “Bear 1″. I have demoed and gone through so many drop bags since I started running ultras, when I saw this bag in Ultrarunning Magazine I immediately wanted to try it out. When I run ultras my […]

Beauty and the Beast – Speedgoat 50K

Beauty and the Beast – Speedgoat 50K

Before I even begin giving my race report and background on this years race I have to congratulate my brother-in-law Kevin Conte on his first ultra race and finish at Speedgoat 50K. I would have to say when I approached him with the idea of running this race with me I thought he would laugh […]

Do you really need compression shorts and tights?

Do you really need compression shorts and tights?

I have been meaning to write this review since I finished the San Diego 100M on June 9th but I have been busy running. Most people opt to take some time off after a marathon, 50 miler and almost everyone chooses to do so after a hundred miler but I find myself to be in […]

Inov-8 Talon X-212

Inov-8 Talon X-212

While I have only been running trails for the past few years I can tell you that I have tried out dozens of shoes in search of the glass slipper that fits me just right. I’ve tried shoes with extra support thinking it would be safer on trails, I’ve ran in minimalist shoes and then […]

Speedgoat 50k

Speedgoat 50k

The Speedgoat 50k is hands down the toughest 50k in the US and will have the highest prize purse of any 50k in 2012.

Ultragen by First Endurance

Ultragen by First Endurance

The running population and technology continues to increase tenfold each year but our knowledge of what we put into our bodies before, during, and after a run doesn’t seem to be keeping pace.  I know lots of ultra runners and marathon runners out there that think every Gu, gel, and recovery drink is the same […]