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05 Jul Review: Salomon Trail Runner II 1/2 Zip Tech Tee & XA Pro Trail Socks

Without giving too much of this review away in the first sentence, Salomon freakin' NAILS trail running apparel. Ok, now that I've blown my wad and spoiled everything, I'll get more specific. Being known for their affection for hardcore trail runners and outfitting some of the best ultramarathoners in the world, Salomon...

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02 Apr Review / Giveaway: Holy GU Brew Electrolyte Tablets, Batman!

[caption id="attachment_370" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="GU Brew Electrolyte Tablets"][/caption] Yeah, I dunno about you but when I run, I sweat. Lots. Especially in the Los Angeles heat. So, I try to compensate for my loss of fluids by making sure to hydrate as much as possible every day by drinking plenty of...

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[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="The LA Marathon Rainpocolypse"][/caption] So I love weather. I love rain, thunder, lightening, snow, wind, hail, cats & dogs. Growing up in the northwest sort of prepares you for the most unpredictable weather you can image. I remember running in rain as it turned to hail, then...

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14 Mar Don’t You Dare Quit!

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="220" caption="Just Keep Running"][/caption] Today's 15 miler was the first time I've run over 13 miles since my last marathon experience in 2009 (You can read about this glorious experience HERE). I'll start by saying that I fuckin' rocked it. Hard. But I'll follow up by saying it...

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09 Mar Review: Pacific Coast Trail Run’s Malibu Creek 10k

[caption id="attachment_244" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="The Ginger at the starting line!"][/caption] What's the best way to prep for a race the day before the gun? Drink beer. Amazing, high alcohol percentaged beer. And that's exactly what I did the night before the Pacific Coast Trail Run's Malibu Creek 10k. Way to go,...

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