One of Trail & Kale's co-founders, Mom to Seb and guardian of our resident adventure dog, Kepler, Helen can be found trail running with Kepler and enjoying road runs with a jogging stroller, all while testing out the latest running gear for our readers.

How To Run With Proper Running Form and Help Prevent Injuries

How to run with proper running form and reduce running overuse injuries, including ITB pain, low back pain, shin splints and blisters.

Nathan Pinnacle Featherlite Review: An Everyday Running Hydration Vest

A lightweight, breathable running hydration vest for carrying the bare essentials on road and trail runs.

Altra Lone Peak 8 Review: Zero Drop Ground-Feel, Great Grip

In this Altra Lone Peak 8 review Helen shares the good and not-so-good, what it's like to run in, and if it's worth the attractive $140 price tag.

Altra Lone Peak 8 Video Review

The Lone Peak 8 enhances your trail running experience with insane grip, zero-drop freedom, and a spacious toe box. Play now to get Helen's full experience download!

Tifosi Sanctum Sunglasses Review: Affordable, Stylish, Eco-Conscious And Under $35

Learn why these super affordable, oversized shield-style sports sunglasses may just be your favorite new running companion.

Craft Adv Subz Running Jacket Review: Layer Up, The Swedish Way

This running jacket brings Swedish design, style and premium performance to the running apparel scene. Learn more in this review.

Chirp RPM Review: This Rolling Percussive Massager Actually Works But It Isn’t ‘Cheep’ (Pun Intended)

Your feet deserve love too, and the Chirp RPM rolling percussive massager promises to provide. Find out what we thought, after a month using it.

Voited Trooper Review: A Cosy Poncho Blanket Companion For Camping, The Beach And More

It's cosy, water-resistant and plenty roomy! Learn more about the Voited Trooper poncho-blanket hybrid, when you might use it and who it's best for.

Alternatives to UTMB – 6 Other Epic Mountain Races in European Trail Running Destinations

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

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!

Thule Urban Glide 2 Review: Is Thule’s Most Popular Jogging Stroller The Right One For You?

Sharing my honest experience running with this stroller, what I love about it, what could be improved, and who it's best for.

PAKA Apu Parka Review: Is Alpaca Wool-Based Insulation The Next Big Thing In Outdoor Apparel?

I've been testing out the exceptional warmth-to-weight ratio of PAKA's ethical Alpaca wool, and I'm sold on it.

Start Running After 40: How The Couch to 5k Plan Made Me A Runner!

Wondering how to start running in your 40s? Get inspired by one 40+ mom's diary as she starts running after 40, from couch to 5k and beyond.

Lululemon Scuba Oversized Hoodie Review: A Twist On The Classic Scuba Hoodie!

My Lululemon Oversized Scuba Hoodie review includes how it differs from the original, key features, pros, cons, and sizing tips to get the right fit.