I have been running marathons and ultra-marathons since 1998 and I have refined my nutrition so that I understand what works for me. This is a blessing and a curse because there are so many new products that launch each year to help runners achieve their best. 33Shake is one such company. They make Chia Energy Gels and Pre/Post workout shakes. I will be reviewing both of their products. Read on for my initial thoughts.
Tag Archives: trail running
In the heart of the Kentucky’s Big South Fork Recreational Area lies a trail race named Yamacraw 50K. 2017 was the 3rd year running and my first attempt at an ultra marathon. 33 miles through some of the most beautiful terrain central Kentucky has to offer.
Read the recap and my journey to ultra marathoner here.
April 6, 2017
I have done my best to break the Columbia Performance Stretch Boxer Briefs over the past two months with over 125 miles of backpacking, running and general wear. They have been supremely comfortable, continue to look brand new, and for the most part are funk free for the first couple days of continuous use. Read on for my full update!
He shares his thoughts with the cast of Southeastern Trail Runners on his race strategy, running gear preferences and even about his time in Alaska.
One of my keys to running long distances is to make sure I have what I need close at hand. There are many ways to accomplish this task from handheld water bottles to vests and backpacks. I have several half marathons and full marathons coming up over the next couple months, and I will be using the Ultimate Direction Marathon Vest to make sure I have hydration and calories close at hand. Read on for my initial thoughts on the Marathon vest.
I have used both pairs of Injinji Performance Run socks to run and hike over 200 miles over the past month or so. They have performed well, remained comfortable and most importantly, I have had no blisters! Only a couple nitpicks – like all other socks, they don’t stay over my calves, and I got a random hole in one of the socks, probably from hiking through bushes at the Woodland Conservancy, but I am not really sure. Read on for my full update!