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This women's-specific trail running shoe is designed for all-mountain performance and technical, rocky, terrain.

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Father’s Day Gifts For Dads That Run [2024 Edition]

The most thoughtful gift ideas for dads who run, whether it's his birthday, Father's Day or another special occasion, there's a cool gift for your run-loving dad on this list.

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Alastair explores the rugged agility and responsive design of Merrell's latest trail running shoe for mountain runners.

Hoka Speedgoat 6 Review: Are They Still The...

The GOAT lives on with enhancements, that for the most part, improve upon this popular trail running shoe. You're going to want to read this one! ☝️

On Cloud Review: Still My Favorite On Cloud...

2024 UPDATE: In this On Cloud review [Cloud 5], you'll learn how they perform for running & as a daily lifestyle shoe. Are they really the best On's? Find out why I believe the are!

HOKA Cielo X1 Review: OMG, These Are Next...

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LEKI Ultratrail FX.One Trail Running Poles Review

Having tested them thoroughly in the mountains of Northern California, Alastair shares how these premium running poles improve trail performance

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The 5 Best Places for Trail Running in Spain

It was hard to come up with a short list of the best places for trail running in Spain, one of the best countries in the world for trail running, but we did it!

The Best Places for Trail Running in California

Announcing our top 10 best places for trail running in California. Whether you live there or are planning a visit, there's somewhere for you on this list!

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Alternatives to UTMB – 6 Other Epic Mountain Races in...

No race is quite like the Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc, but there are other great European mountain ultrarunning race alternatives to UTMB.

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