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
For those of us living in the central parts of the metro, finding unpaved spaces to get a trail-fix can be difficult. That’s where Theodore Wirth Park provides an oasis in the middle of the city. Containing miles of trails, with a few multi-use paths, a golf course, newly renovated beach park, and even a … More Trail Stomp: Theodore Wirth Park
I’m not sure what possessed me to agree to run a 50K, but it seemed like a good idea when my friend suggested it. So last weekend I headed back to KC for the Trail Nerds’ Psycho Wyco Trail Run. I rolled up to Brad’s house around 6:30 on Friday night. We decided it … More Race Report: Psycho Wyco 50K
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!