September 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wd0R2UcD4PQ Debbie Livingston has been running ultras for over 20 years. Her first 50 miler was the Vermont 50 in 1999, where she met her future husband after exchanging email addresses at the finish.  Livingston was 4th, in her first 50 mile race. Oh, and Nikki Kimball won that race, also her first 50. Over 124 races later, Livingston is still at it now participating in the

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qJW__yDIqc Registration Just Open For / Join Us At: Bold Coast Bash, Cutler, ME, registration just opened for the November 15th event, prioritizing the 30 mile distance, followed by the 20, then the 10, though it appears they have registrants for all distances, and with it being 2/3 full. http://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=79258   New Interviews, Reviews, and Products at the Trails Collective this Week: On the TC Interviews Ellie released an interview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iv_tKVY6PXQ Scott is that guy. The guy who will steal the podium if the “local elite” in the race isn’t on their A game. He’s gotten 6th at Twisted Branch, a tough 100k, the past 3 years. When he sees people show up, he knows his competition, but Scott knows his true race is with himself. He wants to run against the trail and the day

https://youtu.be/r_CMCcLbxnU Weekly Rundown for September 9, 2020   This weekend was a blur of race related preparations and getting a review of the Salomon Wildcross live. A model I’ve been anxiously awaiting for the past year. Now with over a 100 varied miles into it, I dig into a review of the materials, design, and whether it all flows together into the model I’ve been waiting for

https://youtu.be/vGyDKbt3wzM The Salomon Wildcross: What I've been waiting for? Hey Trails Collective, Ian here with a review of 2020’s Salomon Wildcross, a model I was stoked out of the gates for with a first meeting in November, 2019. I’ve yet to find a Salomon that I’ve loved. My history with Salomon is finding models to be either too firm and slappy, or too rigid and narrow in

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxxIg74XK74 Shan Riggs is running across the country. Having a background in marketing and branding, Shan came to the east coast to work for the Hartford Marathon Foundation, being able to work remotely out of his van. He is taking his unemployment opportunity to try to do something positive in this pandemic. No races this year, meant Shan was out of a job, had a lot

https://youtu.be/XbjMdEwXOe0 Weekly Rundown September 2, 2020   Results:   Baker Trail Ultra Challenge, Brookville, PA: Kathleen Cusick, women’s winner of the race and awesomist quadriceps, in 9:21, and the overall and men’s win went to Brenner Burkholder in 7h 29m for the 50.2 mile course.    (Virtual) Race to the Top of Vermont, Stowe, VT, 4.3, biggest fundraiser to benefit the Catamount Trail Association and support backcountry skiing in Vermont. Run up


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