Thoughts on establishing Fastest Known Times (FKT’s)

Thoughts on establishing Fastest Known Times (FKT’s)

  SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: ETIQUETTE, ETHICS AND FASTEST KNOWN TIMES (FKT's) Many have looked to me to answer some questions as to what, if any, rules should be adopted when approaching “fastest known times” (FKT).   A FKT without more definition is likely to be...

read more
Krissy Moehl Otter Trail Run Race Report

Krissy Moehl Otter Trail Run Race Report

Krissy Moehl's Race Report tease on Otter Trail Run 2012... After being easily lulled to sleep by the crashing waves of the Indian Ocean the night before and sleeping incredibly soundly that night, the 4am rumblings of my cabin-mates were welcomed.  The bowl of Jungle...

read more
Ultra Running Gear – The Alpha

Ultra Running Gear – The Alpha

Ty Draney Race director of the  El Vaquero Loco www.elvaqueroloco.blogspot.com talks about ultra running gear This fall I made a trip down to the OR show in SLC to help at the UltrAspire.  It was the first time I saw the new updates on the Alpha pack that is coming...

read more
Endurance Training – Why I Love the Alpha – Matt Hart

Endurance Training – Why I Love the Alpha – Matt Hart

There are a number of reason I chose to work with UltrAspire. Sponsors love the idea of product testing by athletes who are pushing endurance training limits, and thus, their products. However, it's more often than not simply lip service, or a good show (or...

read more
Running Gear – Reviewing the Alpha – Luke Nelson

Running Gear – Reviewing the Alpha – Luke Nelson

Arriving at the Alpha for Ultra Running Gear A little over three years ago, shortly after I was first offered a spot as an athlete for Ultraspire, I was thinking about what the perfect running gear and hydration pack would be.  I had all sorts of crazy ideas and...

read more
How to Run – Spread The Peanut Butter

How to Run – Spread The Peanut Butter

My three younger sons, ages 16, 14 and 11, participate in cross-country events.  The eleven year old was running a race while the rest of us ran from point to point where we could catch glimpses of him.  As he sped by, his two older brothers were cheering him on:...

read more