July 2020

https://youtu.be/5cpkUbBy42E Jeff Adams just ran 175 miles in the second edition of the Quarantine Backyard Ultra beginning on Saturday July 11th and tapping out on Monday, July 13th. He is no stranger to going the distance, and loves running for long periods of time. This past September, Jeff set the FKT on the Long Path in Upstate NY passing through the Catskills and the infamous Manitou's

https://youtu.be/v85CUGpSPo4 TC Gear is arriving and THANKS to supporters! Trails Collective gear is arriving, with stickers, Truckers, and mesh duckbill hats, the latter style which I’ve been wearing constantly since it’s been hot. To those awesome individuals who have come on to support making the Trails Collective happen through Patreon Support, some schwag of thanks is almost there. Jeff Holbrook, Cory West, Ron Heerken’s Jr, Grayce Langheine,

https://youtu.be/wiVni36Hunc Amelia Kaufman is a pure Ithaca runner. She trains without a watch, lets her mood choose her time and distance and will always bring friends along, no matter their pace. Oh, and she's also notched impressive 3rd place finishes at the competitive Black Canyon 60K and Twisted Branch 100K. What we love about Amelia is her self-less style and caring disposition that just make us

https://youtu.be/kvC5YPqGXHY We open with a clip from Matt Lipsey from the revised Sproul 10k in PA. On that note, good to have actual races running where they can. Results? Smallfoot Trail Fest 5k in Troy, PA a kids event organized by several entities including Revibe Gear. Aside from a little secretive Snipe hunting footage, little is known without the secret handshake. Prowl the Sproul 10k: Sproul

https://youtu.be/hsq4ANHMpdU Jason Friedman is an ER physician by trade, a running camp counselor, founder, and director; a medical director and volunteer at trail races; a running magazine writer; an assistant coach for HS and collegiate XC; and part-owner of a running specialty store. He does it all! Track, cross-country, roads, mountains, trail, ultras, and OCRs, but recently tending toward the gnarliest terrain the east coast has

https://youtu.be/XhaKziYqlyc Sheila Eagan is a human this planet could use more of. Not only does she teach ESL students in a poor district of Rochester, she also runs TrailsRoc and Trail Methods, two running companies in Upstate NY. She RDs the most popular race in the world, Many on the Genny and runs the best aid station at Cayuga Trails 50, complete with Sno-Cones, hugs and

https://youtu.be/4YQiR0IUQRs In this week's Rundown   We kick off with a clip from the next viral rage, Puddle Boarding, with Matthias Lipshitz. A plug for the hot-off-the presses Saucony Mad River TR2 (let us get you a pair). And a busy week ahead for Ian in prepping for Cayuga Trails 50's and Lucifer's Crossing, both with significant COVID modifications. We link an article from the VHTRC Facebook

https://youtu.be/JTMDRa0fGNg Opening clip from Matt Lipsey and Zach Miller. FKT’s: For the FKT Crew’s Episode 92, they interview Joe “Stringbean” McConnaughy with an episode titled: “How to crush the Long Trail FKT - and what NOT to do”. CT: Less-Stuart and Shona Evans, 12:43 for the 58 KM Tunxis Trails DE: Michael Wardian, 26H 19M for the 129 Mile Delaware Crossing NY: Jordan Plank: 3:06 for

https://youtu.be/geIwQWYXVGU De'Vang Patel has been around the mountain a time or two. His favorite race happens to be the gnarly Manitous Revenge, a 54 mile race that runs like a 100 miler. He's also competed in the tough HURT 100 and Eastern States 100, because flat, runnable courses just don't appeal to him. De'Vang runs for Red Newt Racing and Mountain Peak Fitness, but still lends


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