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
In this week's Trails Collective Rundown we cover a busy weekend at the races. From Maine's Mahoosuc to Virginia's Yeti, to unbroken necks at New York's Breakneck Point. We plug a handful of FKT's, and a busy couple weeks ahead for the races, including a last chance at Salomon's Golden Ticket series.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kaltN9O1b9g Katie Ghidiu won the last race from the “before” times. Before a pandemic ended running and life as we know it. Before masks were cool and 6 feet of distance meant losing a race by less than a second.S he won the Last Runner Standing put on be TrailsRoc in early March
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