#MyRun Challenge

#MyRun Challenge – Five short running questions and answers

The #MYRUN challenge is the brain child of YouTuber Holding Name Required.  The aim is to answer 5 running related questions in under 3 minutes, and to challenge 3 others to do the same. https://youtu.be/cU1ShPjov10 The five questions & bloopers 1. Why do you run?2. What one piece of running advice would you give to … Continue reading #MyRun Challenge – Five short running questions and answers

Trail Running Tips

4 Tips to help you get better at trail running

If you struggle on trail in technical sections here are 4 tips to help you advance your trail running skills. https://youtu.be/hoCYdL9j8XY Last year I did a video on “3 Steps to improve your technical trail running” (see below). In this video I tried to take it one step further by taking a deeper look at … Continue reading 4 Tips to help you get better at trail running

TrailSage 2021 Recap, Awards & Bloopers

2021 Recap, awards and future goals

Looking back we had an awesome year on the trails, both on the mountain bike and with our running shoes. We took mountain biking trips to New England, and the Frederick Watershed, and even created a new Fly2Ride series were Per and I flew to different locations that featured an airport close by to a … Continue reading 2021 Recap, awards and future goals

Monocacy Hill, Birdsboro PA

Monocacy Hill Trail Run: Beautiful overlook, tough climb and awesome tech!

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!

Everyfun M3 Pro Massage Gun

This Everyfun massage gun got me back to trail running and mountain biking

I’d highly recommend the Everyfun M3 Pro to runners and cyclist looking for an effective recovery tool that won’t break the bank, it’s been amazing!   As a serious trail runner and mountain biker I have always relied on vibrating rollers and stationary massagers to help with my recovery. And if I am being honest, I … Continue reading This Everyfun massage gun got me back to trail running and mountain biking

HSU Bite Mount

HSU Bite Mount:  Good action camera accessory with one drawback

Using this GoPro accessory is a great way to supplement your footage.  It’s good at getting those short, unique shot perspectives that help tell your story.  It is especially useful at capturing footage where you need to show both your hands. The silicone mouth piece is really comfortable and provides plenty of protection from any … Continue reading HSU Bite Mount:  Good action camera accessory with one drawback

Might as well jump! Spice up your local trail runs – Part 2

Might as well jump! Spice up your local trail runs – Part 2

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

A runner’s first race: Inside the mind of a first-timer

A runner’s first race: Inside the mind of a first-timer

The Trail Fest 10k proved to be both challenging and rewarding. This is an in depth look into the mindset of a runner entering a race for the first time. The running community was great and incredibly supportive.  I can’t wait to do it again!   I wanted to chronicle my thoughts before and after the … Continue reading A runner’s first race: Inside the mind of a first-timer

Add some freerunning to spice up your local trail runs – Part 1

Add some freerunning to spice up your local trail runs – Part 1

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

Get a grip and hold it with the 9.5” SmallRig Clamp

Get a grip and hold it with the 9.5” SmallRig Clamp

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