Monthly Archives: June 2008

What Socks Knock Your Socks Off?
on June 30
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Socks, once the most boring of running apparel, have undergone an evolutionary explosion in recent years. No longer are your


Western States Lemonade [updated 7/3 11 a.m.]
on June 26
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While many in the ultrarunning community are bummed out about the cancellation of this year’s Western States 100, many folks


Western States Endurance Run Cancelled!
on June 25
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The Western States Endurance Run scheduled for this weekend will be canceled! iRunFar has learned from a very reliable source


No More Free Gu Energy Gel with Stash Your Trash
on June 25
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6/26/08 Update: iRunFar reader Mr. Gump has informed us that returning 50 empty gel packets to Gu Sports‘ Stash Your


2005 Western States 100 Race Report
on June 21
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With the 2008 edition of the Western States 100 less than a week away, I thought it would be an


When, If Ever, Should You Wear Trail Shoes?
on June 19
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Trail shoes are a waste and you shouldn’t wear them. That’s a wee dramatization of the comments some of Appalachia’s


Diversity of Trail Shoes
on June 17
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Earlier this spring, I was struck by the variety in trail shoe brands that folks were wearing at the HAT


The Week of June 2-8, 2008
on June 9
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While the end of last week left a sour taste in my mouth, this week left me smiling. At this


The Week of May 26-June 1, 2008
on June 5
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Through Friday, this week was looking like a can’t miss winner, as I’d already logged 43 miles and a great


Share Your Thoughts on the JFK 50 Mile
on June 3
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Ok, this is a totally shameless post, but true to my DC lawyer ways, I’m cool with that. ;-) Regardless,