I have put over 100 miles on the Smartwool Phd Run socks in the past month, including using them for the last 40 miles of the Great Mississippi River Levee Run. The socks have performed well in cool and warm temperatures and are proving to be durable. Click HERE for my full update.
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The hydration pack and vest market continues to grow, and every year there seems to be new innovations. Cotopaxi has joined the movement with their new Veloz line of hydration packs that feature an innovative attachment system and plenty of pockets to organize all a runner’s nutrition and gear needs. Read on for my initial thoughts.
I am interested to see how comfortable they are and if the thin socks can stand up to long days of running and hiking. You can read my initial thoughts at this LINK.
After 400 miles of running and hiking, the Ultimate Direction Access 600 has become an extension of me. I don’t leave the house without it – I have run every distance from a two mile training run, a half marathon, even a 50k, and the Access 600 has performed well. There is plenty of room for snacks, a phone and usually enough hydration to get me to the next aid station. Read on for my final thoughts on this handy running belt.
Check out my thoughts and pictures from my second day at the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Show. Click HERE.
Sunglasses are an essential part of my kit. My eyes are very sensitive to light and even in overcast conditions I wear sunglasses, or I end up squinting which leads to headaches. adidas has become a player in the performance eyewear market and I will be reviewing their Evil Eye Evo Pro glasses over the next few months. Read on for my initial thoughts.