Best of 2008
- How to Run Trails – A collection of expert advise on how to run trails generally, as well as in specific situations.
- Snowshoe Running: Fun or Flop? – A general discussion of snowshoe running as it applies to trail runners.
- Ultramarathon Coaches – A roundup and overview of numerous trail running and ultramarathon coaches.
- When, If Ever, Should You Wear Trail Shoes? – A thought-provoking discussion of whether trail shoes are necessary.
- The Diversity of Trail Shoes – A discussion of the large variety of quality trail shoes on the market today. The lively discussion led to the When, If Ever… article noted directly above.
- Ultrarunners, Who Are We? – A discussion of the sort of people who choose to run ultramarathons.
- Ultrarunning and Trail Running Clubs: Mid-Atlantic – A collection of the trail running clubs in the Mid-Atlantic region.
- 2008 100-Mile Race Entry Fee Analysis – Pretty self-explanatory.
- Uphill Challenge: Erik vs. Kyle Skaggs – Watch these ultrarunning brothers race to the finish of a 15-minute, 15% grade uphill, treadmill challenge.
- Ultrarunning Teams and Sponsorship – An overview of the large ultrarunning teams. The series continued with articles on smaller ultrarunning teams and individual ultrarunning sponsorship opportunities.
- Interview with Jamie Donaldson – An interview with Jamie Donaldson after she won the Badwater 135.
- Interview with Michael Wardian – An interview with multiple-time USATF national champion and the 2008 and 2009 USATF Men’s Ultrarunner of the Year.
- Tough Times in Trail Running – A discussion of the effect of hard times on trail running and trail running companies.
- Google Biased Against Runners – See how Google Map’s “walking” map feature stacks up for runners.
- GORE-TEX TransRockies Run Summary – A collection of articles about Bryon Powell’s preparation and race experience at the 2008 GORE-TEX TransRockies Run.
- Energy Gel comparison
- Compression Apparel overview
- Running Sunglasses overview
- Winter Running Traction Devices roundup
- Running Socks discussion
Individual Gear Reviews
- La Sportiva Fireblade review
- Montrail Streak review
- Petzl Tikka Plus, e+lite & Zipka review and comparison
- Nathan HPL #020 review
- Gu Roctane review
- STABILicers Sport (winter traction device) review
- Lululemon Sargeant Jacket review
- SkirtSports MarathonGirl Running Skirt review
- Brooks Element Short review