Icebug Zeal RB9X Review

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RB9X fits comfortably on any foot

First off, it probably makes sense to introduce Icebug as a company, if any of you are as ignorant as I was when I first got my pair of RB9X’s. They’re a Swedish footwear brand founded in 2001, specializing in mud running/off-road/trail shoes. A specific niche, for sure, but it’s one that this company has really settled into and dominated since they … Read More

Choosing an Ultra and Training for It

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So you have decided for some reason to run an ultramarathon. What’s the next step? Sign up for one. Wait a second, though, before you commit to something. There are a few things you ought to consider: What shape you’re in now and how long it would likely take you to get into ultra shape. If you’re in shape to … Read More

Nite Ize: Light Up Your Run!

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Running in the dark can be a wonderful pastime. I’ve always found pounding the quiet, pre-dawn pavement or jogging around the nighttime streets to be peaceful and relaxing. (It’s also a great way to beat the heat during the summer!). However, if you are a runner who enjoys running in the dark, or who must because of scheduling restrictions, safety is an … Read More

New Team Member: Jordan

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Hello!  My name is Jordan and I currently reside in Madison, WI – one of the best cities in the nation!  I have been involved in athletics and fitness activities ever since I can remember.  For the past 3 years I have worked alongside Steve at Robert Half Technology.  Steve and I have had hundreds of conversations regarding fitness, running … Read More

Running (Freakishly) Long Distances

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Finishing Antelope Island 50K by Bryan (2)

Hi, my name is Emily, and I like to run long distances. Not super long distances. I’m not one of the hardy individuals who straps on their sneakers to run fifty, sixty, even one hundred or more miles at a time. Not yet, anyway. But I do run a good number of marathons and 50K (31 mile) races, which are … Read More

The Path to Boston

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It's time...welcome to Athletes' Village!

“I really didn’t train well enough for this…I’m already tired!” I thought at mile 11. I glanced up at my surroundings and noticed a double amputee pulling off to the side of the road to adjust his prosthetics, and I felt like I had been punched in the stomach. It turns out that the Boston Marathon has a lot to … Read More

Garmin Forerunner 220 Review

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Garmin 220 Forerunner and Heart Rate Monitor

You’re a runner. You love stat sheets, paces, heart rate zones, distances, conversions, and intervals. You crave a full page of information about your last 45 minutes of running, and want to spend as much time deciphering the results as actually hitting the trail. So you decide to go for an expensive watch, but don’t know which direction to go with it, and … Read More