Run Wild: Why Race?

On the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend I completed a new-to-me feat: back to back half marathons (Windermere and Coeur d’Alene), with just a week between the two. With Bloomsday, it added up to three races...

Hoka One One Speedgoat 3

This year Hoka updated one of their most poplar trail shoes, and we think the new Speedgoat 3 is a very appealing option for trail runners who appreciate a cushioned ride (and potentially even more...

I (Kinda) Hate Running

The first time I voluntarily decided to run—not being forced to run during gym class or running while clutching my kitten and being chased by a Great Dane—was the summer after eighth grade. I walked down to...

Run with the Horses

It’s a chilly morning for the middle of August, but then again you are staying next to the Green River, on Expedition Island where Major John Wesley Powell began his great adventure, which ultimately lead...

Why This Pastor Runs

In the harsh landscape of the Faroe Islands, you may see a tiny speck traversing its landscape donning a pair of Merrell Bare Access XTR trail runners. That speck, high on the ridgeline, is pastor Sverri...

7 Summits Run (Aug 10)

With the help of the Forest Service, Trail Maniacs is holding the 7 Summits event as an official race on Saturday, Aug. 10. Race distances will include: a 100K run, 50-mile run, 50K run, and a 50-mile...

The Bighorn 100: A Race Report

Here’s something you don’t really want to hear the week before you run a 100-mile race you’re not sure you can finish: The course has so much mud and snow on it this year that the race directors will give...

Running Sock Roundup

What running sock should you get? A minimal low-cut with no cushion? A thicker one with more coverage? We've rounded up a bunch of different options to make it easier to find the perfect sock for you.