ShareDirty Girl Gaiters
Dirty Girl Gaiters are running gaiters that are specially designed to fit over a running shoe. If you don’t like rocks and other things getting in your shoes while running, than look no farther; Dirty Girl Gaiters are for you.
Dirty Girl Gaiters Design of Simplicity
Dirty Girl Gaiters are made of stretch Lycra that closely snugs around your shoe and ankle preventing rocks and debris from getting in your shoes. I don’t know about you, but for me there is nothing more annoying than rocks in my shoes, even little bitty
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Share50 Mile Training Plan
A 50 mile training plan will be needed to run your very first 50 mile ultra trail race. 50 miles is a long ways to run for the very first time and you need to be prepared with a 50 mile training plan. There are many different 50 mile training plans that I have come across, but the 50 mile training plan that worked for me is outlined below. My suggestion before using the 50 mile training plan below is to have a base which you are running about 20 to
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ShareBenefits of Massage and Self Massage
Benefits of massage and self massage was a topic that was posed to me recently by a journalist for Trail Running magazine. Below is an excerpt from the questions.
TRM: Massage and self massage has played an intricate part of your becoming an ultra trail runner. I understand you had a few nagging injuries associated with your shins. What was the benefit of massage and self massage in enabling you to become an ultra trail runner?
HWR: As you mentioned, my major issue with running was dealing with shin
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ShareUltra Racing Hydration
Ultra racing hydration is critical in crossing the finish line. My goal is to drink 20 ounces of fluid every hour from the very start.
Q) Hi Ray got your webpage from a friend of mine (Frank Moreno) and you have good tips for newbies. I am training for Rocky Raccoon 100 miler, first time doing it; can you give me advice on ultra racing hydration?
A) Ultra racing hydration is critical in crossing the finish line. Francisco is a good friend of mine and we both had
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ShareHawaiian Shirt Ray’s Cameo Appearance in Sonya Wieck’s 100 Miles of Moab
During this year’s (2010) 24 Hours of Moab and Moab 100, Sonya Wieck was out to run her first 100 mile ultra trail race. Yesterday was the first time that I had seen the video about her 100 mile adventure. During the race, every time that I saw her out on the course she was always smiling and was signing (literally signing). This is a wonderful video showing hers highs and lows during the race and really relates what an ultra trail runner
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ShareFifth Annual Jemez Mountain 50 Mile Ultra Trail Race Saturday, May 22, 2010
The Jemez Mountain 50 Mile Ultra Trail Race was by far the toughest 50 mile ultra trail run that I have ever done. This course was both beautiful and challenging and at one point I thought I was going to quit. 14 hours and 35 minutes after the starting gun went off I dragged my sorry butt over the finish line. The Jemez Mountain Trail 50 Mile Ultra Trail Race had everything that you would want in a
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