The Salomon Advanced Skin 12 is a good hydration pack that will work well for most runners unless you're planning to use it with a bladder. Trail running is my passion and I needed a hydration vest that could accommodate a bladder since most of my runs are self-supported. I’ve heard a lot of great … Continue reading Better than you think, but worse than I thought. Salomon Advanced Skin 12 for Trail Running
This place surprised me! Short but technical trail run at Monocacy Hill filled with abandon structures, rock scrambles, and a beautiful overlook. If you live in the Berks area and you are looking for a short, interesting and technical trail run or hike, Monocacy Hill in Birdsboro PA has got you covered. There are ruins … Continue reading Monocacy Hill Trail Run: Beautiful overlook, tough climb and awesome tech!
I’ve recently been watching some Freerunning / Parkour videos online and got inspired, so I decided to try and incorporate some trail side features into my local trail run. And while I am far from calling myself a Freerunner, I did enjoy experimenting with a few obstacles. In part two of “Spice up your local … Continue reading Might as well jump! Spice up your local trail runs – Part 2
I finally pulled the trigger and registered for my first race! I have been running for a while, but a serious injury delayed my race goals last year. I decided to register for the Trail Fest 10k because it is a distance and elevation I am comfortable running, and I also know Coventry Woods pretty … Continue reading Trail Fest 10k race course preview & interview with RD
Bored with your local trail? Look for trailside features to incorporate into your run. I have recently been watching some Freerunner / Parkour videos online and got inspired. I wanted to try and implement some of what I saw, and liked, to my local trail run in Gladwyne. And while I am far from calling … Continue reading Add some freerunning to spice up your local trail runs – Part 1
This is a great tool for situations where you have a round or flat surface you can clamp down on to get a steady shot. I use it on my trail runs, as well as my mountain bike, to get those shots were gorilla pods and tripods struggle. It is 9.5 inches fully extended and … Continue reading Get a grip and hold it with the 9.5” SmallRig Clamp
This section of the Appalachian Trail in PA is filled with technical terrain, rock scrambles and breathtaking overlooks. If you're a trail runner looking for a challenge this is your spot. In this video we focused on the 5 mile section of the A.T. between Bake Oven Rd in Germansville PA, and W Penn Pike … Continue reading Bear Rocks & Knife’s Edge: Appalachian Trail Run
Ever wish you could carry 1 piece of gear to get all your action footage? Well this Telesin 35.5” Monopod is the 3-in-1 multitool you have been waiting for. Not only is it a monopod, but it is also a selfie stick as well as a tripod. Just attach your GoPro or phone to it … Continue reading The Telesin 35.5” Monopod: Active Vloggers Must Have!
If you love trail running but struggle in rocky terrain, I broke it down into 3 simple steps, and some additional tips, to help you. There is nothing I love more than challenging myself on technical terrain. However getting better at doing this has taken years of practice and experience. If you have avoided these … Continue reading 3 Steps to help you improve at technical trail running
These lightweight durable sunglasses work great for road cycling, mountain biking, and trail running. The curved frameless lenses give you plenty of coverage and do not impede your vision. The contact points are adjustable, helping you to dial in the fit, and remain tacky even with sweat. I initially bought these for my MTB but … Continue reading Tifosi Podium XC Sunglasses: Great for Trail Running & MTB