We’re creeping into another season here on the the running trails of the New River Gorge. There are only 16 mores days until Autumn begins and it already shows. The telltale wildflower palette of violet and gold is starting to reveal itself around every corner. The air is crisp and the light has changed to a cool hue. Apples are ripe on the trees and the running season is here! Here are a few wildflower shots from the New River Gorge.
I’m a jeans and t-shirt, boot wearing kind of guy. It’s just how I’ve always been wired. So when it came to shorty, short, short runny shorts I always sort of took a “to each there own” approach. My own approach being “no thanks”. Well, then came summer trail running in West Virginia. Click To Read More…
687.89 miles to go.
Born To Run brought the barefoot running movement to attention of the American running culture, and the general public. The author, Chris McDougall pushes against the common heavily padded running shoe as a device that allows us to embrace a running form that is against our physiology and harmful to our health.
In this video Chris theories are challenged by Podiatrists. Curious how this plays out? Check out the video.
693.53 miles to go.
Turns out Sadie’s the best running coach I could ask for. Here are 4 simple lessons she’s taught me about trail running. Click To Read More…
Here’s a great review of my new favorite shoe from optimalrun.com.
There’s a trail through that mess O’ Kudzu, no joke. It was like running through an octopus farm.
781.03 miles to go.
“Remember the feeling you get from a good run is far better than the feeling you get from sitting around wishing you were running.”
802.88 miles to go…