Author: Ian

https://youtu.be/jQuKta5HfJg The Brooks Catamount An initial look and run in the new Brooks Catamount. The Catamount weighs in at 9.6 oz for men, 8.5 oz for women. Sits on an efficient 6mm offset with a plush yet responsive ride owed underfoot to DNA Flash, the material used in the Hyperion series road racing models. It uses low profile spacious lugs and TrailTack outsole rubber with a bit

https://youtu.be/Bw67bzBVNSs In this week's Rundown: We open w/ a clip from Ron Heerkens Jr Photography / Goat Factory Media as he and a community supported Eric Eagan and Sheila Eagan in a zero to 40 mile running comeback on the Many On The Genny course, and a a preview for a longer length episode for season 2 of the #BeastCoast Film series. Standing in for racing this year, we turn to the FKT front with shout out to Jason

https://youtu.be/ao5ZqDoNWdA In this week's RunDown a huge thanks to this week's Patreon Supporters: Steep Endurance's Rick Rushka, and South Central PA Trail Sister and general rockstar, Grayce Gillette-Drummond Langheine! On the TC Message Boards:Fastest Trail Ultra (which sometimes could also mean good for beginners) in our region?24 Hour Kids Run - 1 mile per hour? Eric Idiotrunner Kosek maybe a taker.#BeastCoast Films w/ Ron Heerkens Jr.?Homemade Nutrition? Race ResultsThe Shenipsit Striders put on the Real World

https://youtu.be/rTzFeXZBUOo The Topo Mtn Racer, a solid option for someone looking for a lightweight, responsive, and protected ride for mixed and technical trails. A good fit for a medium to wider mid and forefoot. I'll take you through a bit of the specs and comparisons to other models such as the TerraVenture, and what's both solid, as well as practical pieces that I think are design

https://youtu.be/nAUdTYP1Vzw Virginia Happy Trails launches a new website, mentions Massanutten Mountain Trails 100 being open for registration, and Ian makes his first bad choice of 2021 by signing up. Huge thanks to a few supporters signing on this week: Sayard Tanis - mountain runner and coach out of PA. Eric Kosek - Tough PA mountain runner with even tougher family. Check ou their website www.IdiotRunner.com. Brian

https://youtu.be/hVUJ966w4wc In this week's Rundown: A big thanks to those who have checked in on the now-live www.TrailsCollective.com, shout out to Ron Heerkens Jr. and Cory West for rounding out the opening Patreon support podium. Ian takes you through some regional FKT's, Ellie some of what you missed and what to catch in regional podcast media. A plug for a Trails Collective interview with mountain studdess

https://youtu.be/zGm2I3AJPpU We're stoked to announce that www.TrailsCollective.com is now live. We'd love for you to check it out, poke around, post in a forum, give us some feedback, and share far and wide in your communities. A big thanks to Jeff Holbrook for being first out the gates, before I even finalized the page, in Patreon Support. We pull from (and with thanks to Fastest Known Time) the FKT crews updates to

https://youtu.be/i59Af8pYrfg In this week's Rundown we lead in with Dana Wood and Chris Shoemaker clipping in for the Food Bank Forest 50k to raise money for the incredibly worthy Food Bank of the Southern Tier (can you chip in a few duckets to get them over the hump?), Cole Crosby saved by Mickie D's fries and coke while racing across Jersey, a crew of friends running their inaugural Great North


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