A review of the Montrail Mountain Masochist trail running shoe.
While some Marathon des Sables competitors spend months agonizing over their gear choices, none is more important than one’s choice of shoes. Sure, finding the right pack is important, but the shoe is the foundation of every step… whether your racing or walking across the desert. This post is not intended to instruct an MdS [...]
What good are trail running photography tips without a camera? Not much at all. With the dizzying array of digital cameras on the market, how is a trail runner to choose a camera? (yes, we’re completely ignoring film cameras – film. is. dead.) While we won’t tell you which camera to choose, we’ll lay out [...]
We’re back with yet another edition of This Week In Running, and this week we preview just a few of the many events on tap for the weekend of March 14 and 15, 2009. We have scoured through the race schedule and have picked a small, select group of races to fill our readers in [...]
Tom Sperduto should need no introduction, after all, we introduced him yesterday. Anyway, Tom is an award winning portrait photographer and ultramarathoner, who has kindly agreed to share 10 trail running photography tips with us. What’s more, Tom has agreed to answer some iRunFar reader trail photography questions. Therefore, if after reading Tom’s tips you [...]
There are lots of ultrarunners who take photos and a few who take great photos of ultrarunners. This week, iRunFar will explore photography on the trail with the help of one of best photographers in the ultrarunning ranks. This past summer I learned of Tom Sperduto, an award-winning portrait photographer who was interested in photographing [...]
A review of hair ties and headbands for running.
“The stars at night – are big and bright….deep in the heart of Texas. The prairie sky – is high and wide, deep in the heart of Texas.” Ah yes, “Deep in the Heart of Texas”, the popular song focusing on the merits of the State of Texas that was written by June Hershey and [...]
A summary of training for the Marathon des Sables.