Mandatory Reading: The Psychology of Gel Use
A look at psychological framing and its effects on ultramarathons.
Your Ultra-Training Bag of Tricks: Unbonk!
Ian Torrence explains who to prevent and overcome ultramarathon “bonks.”
Dakota Jones takes a fun journey to a better diet.
A scientific look at how to fuel before, during, and after your next race.
Marathon des Sables Tips, Training, and News
iRunFar brings together its Marathon des Sables articles to create a Marathon des Sables Guide and resource center.
Food for Marathon des Sables
A sample nutritional plan for running the Marathon des Sables.
Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2009: Food and Shoes
This past weekend, iRunFar had dozens of appointments with trail running companies and scoured the entire 2009 Outdoor Retailer Winter
Energy Gel Comparison
An in-depth comparison of energy gels.
Clif Shot Bloks FastPak Review and Shot Roks Preview [Was Giveaway]
With the holidays upon us, iRunFar.com and Clif Bar teamed up to spread joy to runners around the country. If
Gu Roctane Review
If you hang around running stores, outdoor retailers, or sporting goods stores nearly as much as we do, then you’ve
Sardines – A Sustainable Meat for the Trailhead?
This summer, I was given the opportunity to try BELA-Olhão sardines. While my first through was…. um, no, I’m vegetarian…
No More Free Gu Energy Gel with Stash Your Trash
6/26/08 Update: iRunFar reader Mr. Gump has informed us that returning 50 empty gel packets to Gu Sports‘ Stash Your
Caffeine and Endurance Running
It’s a naptastic rainy day here at iRunFar and, therefore, the perfect time to talk about caffeine… just after our
Running, Diet, and the Environment
The final installment in iRunFar’s Earth Week series is a simple plea to consider what you eat. There will be
Sports Drinks for Women
photo credit – Tony Cenicola/The New York Times Today’s New York Times includes an article discussing sports drinks aimed at