A preview of our upcoming attempt to snowshoe across Yosemite National Park from Hetch Hetchy to Wawona.
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.
An overview of snowshoe racing.
An overview of snowshoe running, including why and how to do it.
A review of the Saucony ProGrid Razor’s performance in winter conditions.
The winners of iRunFar’s Winter Survival Package with YakTrax Pro giveaway.
With winter on the way, brush up on iRunFar’s winter running resources. While you’re at it, you could win one of five winter survival packages, which each include a pair of YakTrax Pro!
On a few of my maintenance runs during the cool mornings of March, I decided to deviate from my normal ponytail and ear warmers and try the Wool Buff 100% Merino headband ($27). When I first received the product, I was a little skeptical, because it was so different from anything I had worn in […]
One interesting aspect of the Marathon des Sables is that each of the awards is named for a sponsor. I and the rest of Dreamchasers USA team were awarded the Buff Trophy for finishing third. In a beautiful coincidence, I and others in the American contingent fell in love with the enormously versatile Buff during […]
A review of the Inov-8 Mudclaw 330, which gives you a sense of the more recent Mudclaw 333.
Ask any runner if they enjoy running on a treadmill and you will find very few cheery yeses. Most of us see it as a necessary evil to deal with poor weather, injuries, lack of time or light. And some of us see it is just plain evil – aka the “dreadmill” or the “boredom […]
Billed as a racing shoe, La Sportiva’s Crosslite (11.6 oz.) can just as easily be a lightweight, trail trainer. During an initial test run that included 30+ miles of trails and a 15-pound pack, I found that the Crosslite offers more than enough cushioning and support for even the most ridiculous of trail endeavors. Indeed, […]
A review of the Asics Gel-Artic WR 2, which gives you a sense of the utility of more recent versions of this shoe.
A review of the Inov-8 Roclite 312 GTX.
[Kevin Sullivan from Team Inov-8 (and winner of iRF’s best debut 100 mile of 2008) kindly provided the following article on winter running in the wake of a particularly harsh two-week stretch of New England weather. Read on to learn how one man’s misery can delight many and then share your own winter running stories.] […]