Monthly Archives: February 2009

Heat Acclimation for Runners: A Coach’s Analysis
on February 26
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Trail runners and ultramarathoners are groups that like to take on challenges. The tougher, the better, right? In a quest


This Week In Running (Week of 2/28 & 3/1)
on February 25
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It’s Wednesday, and time for the Tony Portera birthday edition of This Week In Running. Today we will take a


Libyan Challenge – American Team Prelude and Start
on February 24
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As you all know by now, I’m very excited to be running the Marathon des Sables in a month and


Libyan Challenge
on February 23
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Ok, it’s less than five week until I fly to Morocco for the Marathon des Sables, so I’ve got desert


What I Like Most About the Western States 100
on February 19
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Despite the misimpression I may have made with my previous post about the Western States 100, no other ultramarathon means


La Sportiva Crosslite Review
on February 18
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Billed as a racing shoe, La Sportiva’s Crosslite (11.6 oz.) can just as easily be a lightweight, trail trainer. During


This Week In Running (Week of 2/21 & 2/22)
on February 18
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Welcome back to the post-Valentine’s Day edition of This Week In Running. Yes, if you are feeling the post-Valentine’s Day


Asics Gel-Arctic WR 2 Review
on February 16
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A review of the Asics Gel-Artic WR 2, which gives you a sense of the utility of more recent versions of this shoe.


Inov-8 Roclite 312 GTX Review
on February 13
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A review of the Inov-8 Roclite 312 GTX.


This Week In Running (Week of 2/14 & 2/15)
on February 11
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Welcome back to Valentine’s Day edition of This Week In Running. This week we all get a gift from the