January 23, 2009 by Bryon Powell · 4 Comments
In addition to making the LED Sports Vest that iRunFar featured on Tuesday, Nite Ize makes what it calls a Marker Band. The Marker Band is an adjustable reflective band that you clip over your bicep. When your situation calls for more visibility than the available reflected light can provide, you can make the Marker […]
January 22, 2009 by Bryon Powell · 1 Comment
The second item in iRunFar’s series on night safety is the Nathan Magnetic LED safety light. While Nathan makes some of the best hydration systems on the market, an iRunFar reader found that Nathan’s magnetic safety light did not live up to company’s great reputation. Lynn from the blog I Swim Bike Run went so […]
January 20, 2009 by Gavin Boyles · 1 Comment
A review of the Nite Ize LED Sport Vest.
January 12, 2009 by Bryon Powell · 13 Comments
If you’ve been to any large trail running event during cool weather in the past year and a half, you’ve likely seen someone wearing Moeben Sleeves. Even if you haven’t ventured further outdoors than the mailbox, you’ve probably noticed Moeben’s “naked runner” ads in Trail Runner or Ultrarunning magazines. Between big ad buys, product giveaways, […]
January 1, 2009 by Bryon Powell · 37 Comments
An in-depth review of the YakTrax Pro winter traction device.
January 1, 2009 by Bryon Powell · 17 Comments
An in-depth review of the Kahtoola MICROspikes winter traction device.
December 30, 2008 by Bryon Powell · 2 Comments
An in-depth review of the STABILicers Sport winter traction device.
December 29, 2008 by Bryon Powell · 10 Comments
Every tourney needs a loser and iRunFar’s traction device throw down has one – the Kako Ice Trekker Ultra [Product discontinued]. The Ice Trekker Ultra did provide additional traction on ice, but its three competitors clearly outclassed it more or less across the board. In a crowded field of able competitors, leave the Kako’s debut […]
December 28, 2008 by Bryon Powell · 6 Comments
This past Friday, after 14 months of waiting, I finally got the chance to try the Kahtoola MICROspikes [iRF MICROspike preview]… and that’s not all. When I traveled north to visit my parents for the holidays, I threw three pairs of winter traction devices into my car just in case there was snow to be […]
December 4, 2008 by Bryon Powell · 12 Comments
Here at iRunFar.com we’ve been hearing more and more Lululemon Athletica running apparel. We’ve seen it on roommates, transcontinental enviro-charity runners, and fellow running club members. One of those fellow club members, Elyse Braner, enthusiastically uses Lululemon apparel on her runs and has graciously provided iRunFar with its second guest review of women’s running apparel. […]
November 17, 2008 by Bryon Powell · 29 Comments
[Hi visitor, if you’re interested in snowshoe running take a look at our snowshoe running basics and snowshoe racing articles.] Winter is fast approaching in many parts of the United States, if it hasn’t arrived already. With snow on the horizon it’s time to start thinking about how to stay in shape when your favorite […]
October 24, 2007 by Bryon Powell · 13 Comments
Last night I arrived home from a rainy run to find my pair of the just released Kahtoola MICROspikes had arrived. Kahtoola describes the Microspikes as “pocket-sized traction” and that’s about right. The newest addition to the product category that includes Yaktrax and STABILicers, the Microspikes are lightweight devices that you slip on over your […]
March 18, 2007 by Bryon Powell · Leave a Comment
Today, my sister ran in a new product (for her), a pair of “Ice Runners” that are better known as STABLicer SPORTs. She shared her thoughts on the STABILicers with me and I thought I’d pass her review along to you. “That’s right I ran for the first time in my ice runners today and […]