I have put over 170 miles on the Injinji Ultra Compression OTC socks over the past few months and they have performed well. The compression has worked well, I have had no cramping issues even though I ran an Ultramarathon, half marathon, and a 7 hour mountain run in them. Read on for my full update.
Tag Archives: trail running
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.
I used the RunLites Sling II on two significant night trail runs since my last update, and I can say that they performed well. Though I was skeptical, I found that they were good for running on non-technical trails and had a burn time of around 7 hours on low. Read on for my complete final review.
It seems like performance underwear is all the rage in the industry now, and the days of tighty whiteys appear to be numbered. SAXX is one of the newer companies on the block, and they believe that their specific style of performance underwear with their proprietary ball park pouch, flat seams and technical fabrics will deliver the best experience for their wearer. I am fortunate enough to see if this is true. I will be reviewing the Quest 2.0 over the next several months. Click HERE for my initial thoughts.
Running, hiking, backpacking, these shorts have done it all. 220 miles of use plus significant gym time and the Rhone Mako shorts continue to look great. Click HERE for my final thoughts on these amazing shorts from Rhone.
Tested tough is Columbia’s slogan, I can say after 240 miles of running, hiking and backpacking that the new Performance Stretch Boxer Briefs are tough. They show no wear, and remain super comfortable. The only nitpick is that they get funky when wearing them for multiple days. Read on for my final update.