All posts by Allison Pattillo

Allison Pattillo

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Share the Gear Love
on February 4
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Non-Gear Girl gives a couple Valentines Day gift suggestions for the runner (or anyone) in your life.

Running Apparel for Changing Seasons
on January 14
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Allison Pattillo takes a look at some running apparel for the shoulder seasons from Patagonia, Smartwool, GoLite and Sugoi.

Saucony AMP PRO2 Recovery Suit Review
on November 26

A review of the Saucony AMP PRO2 Recovery Suit.

Salomon Advanced Skin S-Lab Hydration Pack Review
on October 22

A review of Salomon’s racy Advanced Skin S-Lab Hydration Pack.

A TransRockies Run Back of the Pack Perspective from Non-Gear Girl
on October 15

Allison Pattillo shares her experience from this year’s GORE-TEX TransRockies Run.

Roes and Vaught Pre-Run Rabbit Run 50 Interviews
on September 17

Interviews with Geoff Roes and Joelle Vaught prior to their runs at the 2010 Run Rabbit Run 50 mile.

Skirt Chasers Rejoice! (Running Skirt Roundup & Contest!)

Non-Gear Girl discusses the pros and cons of running in a skirt or skort and gives her take on five running skirt/skort designs.

Running Gloves (and Mittens) Reviewed
on January 22

A review of running gloves that includes SmartWool Glove Liners, Brooks Pulse Lite Gloves, Loki Liner Gloves, Burton Polartec Power Stretch Gloves and 180s Ultralite CRG.

Find Flexible Warmth with Transition Running Apparel
on January 20

Reviews of multi-season running outerwear, including GoLite Black Mountain Thermal Wind Jacket, Mountain Hardwear Transition Jacket, Patagonia Traverse Jacket, Outdoor Research Vert Pants and The North Face Windstopper® Hybrid Tight.

Saucony ProGrid Razor Quick Review
on December 18

A review of the Saucony ProGrid Razor’s performance in winter conditions.