This year marked the 9th running of the Dahlgren Trail half marathon. I am still nursing an Achilles injury and can’t run, so I chose to the next best thing and volunteered. The Dahlgren Trail half marathon takes place on the Dahlgren Railroad Heritage Trail in King George, Virginia near historic Fredericksburg and the Potomac River. Click HERE to read my thoughts on this historic trail race.
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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.
Fall is prime trail running time in the Southeastern United States. The Danimal 50k takes place in Lake Charles, Louisiana and it is run on the rooty technical trails of Sam Houston Jones State Park. This is my review of the race – let’s just say that I underestimated the course, but still was able to earn another finish! Race Report
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.
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.