Late winter is a wonderful time in the northern Midwest: temperatures rise, the roads clear, and the clouds give way to the sun… but not yet. March began with a 9 inch snowfall, on top of the foot or so of snow already on the ground. I decided that the additional snow warranted the (not … More NB MT100 and REI Gaiters, Revisited… and Pants
I prefer small trail runs for a number of reasons, and the Harmon Farms 5 and 10 Mile Trail Runs are exactly that. They are easy to get in and out, parking is simple, and the trails are great. The course starts out in the open park area, but quickly (less than a mile) makes … More Race Report: Harmon Farms 10 Mile Trail Run 2012
It was a perfect Minnesota fall morning for trail running. A light rain the previous night had dampend the ground and all of the leaves have left the trees. The trails in Theo Wirth Park are fairly well used, so they are mostly hard pack dirt. The mountain bike single-track trails are a blast and … More Trail Test: New Balance MT100 – REI Trail Running Gaiters
As part of my efforts to move towards the minimalist running style, I am moving to simpler, lower heeled running shoes. In need of a new set of trail shoes, the New Balance MT 100 trail shoes were perfectly in line. These were actually developed for minimalist ultramarathoners. I found the best price and free … More New Balance MT100, SWEET!