All posts by David Laney

David Laney

was born and raised in Oregon, and that just about covers it. David runs for Nike Trail and coaches with Trails and Tarmac. You can follow him from mountain tops to donut shops on his Instagram account.

The Basics of Running Smart in Hot Weather
The Basics of Running Smart in Hot Weather
on July 23, 2019
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Tips for new trail runners on running smart and happy when it’s hot.


An Introduction to Crewing
An Introduction to Crewing
on June 25, 2019
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An introductory how-to on crewing a trail runner at a race.


An Introduction to Powerhiking
An Introduction to Powerhiking
on May 27, 2019
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An introduction on why, when, and how to powerhike while trail running.


A How-To for Trail Running at Night
A How-To for Trail Running at Night
on April 23, 2019
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A how-to for nighttime trail running.


How to Build Your Own Training Schedule
How to Build Your Own Training Schedule
on March 26, 2019
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The basics of building your own trail running and ultrarunning training schedule.


Faster and Stronger: The Basics of Trail Workouts
Faster and Stronger: The Basics of Trail Workouts
on February 26, 2019
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An introduction to hill workouts and speed workouts for new trail runners.


A First-Timer’s Guide to Cross Training
A First-Timer’s Guide to Cross Training
on January 22, 2019
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A cross-training how-to for new trail runners.


Finding the Right Race and Finishing It
Finding the Right Race and Finishing It
on December 25, 2018
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Tips for choosing your first trail race.


Trail Transitions: Become a Trail Runner
Trail Transitions: Become a Trail Runner
on November 27, 2018
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David Laney’s (humorous) how-to for becoming a trail runner.