trail running

Why is the Beginning of a Run the Hardest?: 4 Reasons Why

Your excitement for your run is through the roof. You put on your running gear, lace up your shoes, and head out the door.

For the first 10 minutes, you feel like you’re dragging an anchor. You check just to make sure you’re not. There isn’t one.

Then why is this so hard? Is something wrong with me?

Luckily, no, there isn’t anything wrong with you.

Marathon Du Mont Blanc 2022 Results: Jonathan Albon & Sara Alonso Win

This isn’t the Ultra Trail du Mont-Blanc, but that didn’t make it any less fierce. As one of the premier trail races in the Golden Trail World Series, runners showed up to display their talent.

Nicknamed “The Rollercoaster” due to its frequent ups and downs, the Marathon du Mont-Blanc takes runners up and down the staggering Mont-Blanc mountain range and puts them to the test.

Running After a Break: Why It’s Difficult and How to Start

You know this feeling. You were in a running groove for a while, and it took nothing to lace up your shoes and head out for a run.

But then you took a break. It may have been an injury, a life event, work, or maybe you got tired of it.

Now, you’re ready to get back into it, but it’s so difficult. You can’t find the motivation you had before.

Going for a run seems like something that should be banned under the Geneva Convention, not something fun.

This is common, and every runner suffers from it.

Zegama 2022 Results: Kilian Jornet and Nienke Brinkman Dominate

What do you get when you mix the top trail runners in the world and northern Spain? Well, you get Zegama, of course.

In one of the deepest fields Zegama has ever seen, the athletes showed up and showed out for the spectators for the first time in two years after it was cancelled in 2020 and 2021.

With this deep of a field, everyone was eager to see how things would shake out, so let’s dive into what unfolded in the epic Zegama 2022 race and the first race of the 2022 Golden Trail Series.

Golden Trail Series 2022 Preview

It’s an exciting time as the Golden Trail Series returns in 2022. In under two weeks, the top trail runners in the world will toe the line at Zegama to kickstart this year’s edition.

Many of the top names from last year are back, and there is a train’s load of young talent out to prove themselves.

So, what will it be this year? Will the old guard hold on to their dominance, or will there be a newcomer’s face atop the podium this year?

Best Running Shoes Under $100 For Men & Women

Have you heard the news? The Fed is pegging the US Dollar to the average running shoe price! This is great for us because that price continues to rise.

I’m only joking, but the rising cost of running shoes has become a pinch on runners’ wallets, and the search for a great deal has become a science.

The UTMB Races: An Easy Guide to What You Need to Know

Did you know every August, the population of Chamonix, France, doubles? Chamonix — host of the UTMB races — sees men and women sporting running packs, hiking poles, and muddy trail shoes flooding its borders.

These trail runners come to run one of the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc races. Some of the most difficult trail races in the world.

And it’s a beautiful sight to watch.