The Bearded Long Trail Runner

Name: Phil LaCroix Family: Wife, Morgen LaCroix; son, James (8); daughter, Hazel (3); cat, Zack Age: 35 From: Bolton Occupation: The post The Bearded Long Trail Runner appeared first on Vermont Sports Magazine.

Going Home Again

A steep mountain road Brings a Runner Back to His Roots “You OK, son?” It’s mid-October of 2003—one of those crystal-clear fall afternoons that never seems to end—and an older man in a sedan has pulled up ...

Nostalgia Is a Mother

Last Wednesday, around the ninth switchback in the M Trail at the University of Montana, my legs and lungs screamed at me to stop, or at least walk instead of run. I wheezed, my chest heaved, but I kept ...

Nostalgia Is A Mother

Last Wednesday, around the ninth switchback in the M Trail at the University of Montana, my legs and lungs screamed at me to stop, or at least walk instead of run. I wheezed, my chest heaved, but I kept ...

Hoka One One Hupana

The Hoka Hupana is billed as a bit of a do-everything shoe, so is it best thought of as a running shoe that can also work as a gym shoe and casual, everyday shoe? Or is it a casual shoe that can work at the ...

97-Year-Old Still Running for Love

‘If I collapse, make sure I’m dead before you call 911.’ It’s not a common thing to hear from a runner. But then again, George Etzweiler isn’t your average athlete. Etzweiler is 97 years old. And he’s still ...

Altra Olympus 3.0

The all-new Olympus 3.0 is Altra’s most cushioned trail shoe — and one of the most cushioned trail running shoes on the market. So just how plush, stable, and / or versatile is the new shoe, and how does it ...

Runner Profile: Luke Koppa

Vitals: 4’8″, 155 lbs Running Background, Style, and General Preferences I grew up with running being a way to stay in shape for sports like soccer and rugby, and now that I’m a few years separated from those ...