Author: Ian

In this week's Trails Collective Rundown of what's shaking in the trail running community: upcoming events, registrations opening, results and voices from this past weekend, and a gear review from the week. Let's dig in. Gear World We opened the week by posting up our review of the Scott Kinabalu Ultra RC. Scott's Kinabalu Ultra RC is designed to run far and fast on semi-technical trails.

Registrations Opening Run Ragged, a Last Person Standing event slated to run on May 29th in Berlin, CT. Unlike some LPS events, this one runs a rugged hilly and technical loop on Ragged Mountain, going again on the hour every hour until one is left standing. https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=81076 Two of our regions most transcendental trail offerings are live the Endurance Society’s Infinitus run of races, ranging from 8

The Week in Trails Trails Collective Weekly Rundown December 11, 2020 Registrations Opening Beast of Burden Winter Edition Running on February 6th, offering a 25, 50, and 100 mile distance, in Lockport, NY. Unsure what the field size is, or whether it’s under COVID cap constraints this year, but as of filming there were only 13 spots remaining. https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=78568 Boulderfield 100 One in the Uber Endurance Sports lineup which capped out early

Weekly Rundown of Registrations, Results and Voices, and Upcoming Events https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ruw8J6IF5M Just In Case You Missed It Registrations Opening Soon Cayuga Trails 50’s Scheduled to run on Saturday, May 29th in Ithaca, NY have registration set to go live this Saturday, November 28th at midnight, with a reduced field size secondary to 150 or so who opted to skip the 2020 running and roll into 2021: https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=80590 Breakneck Point Slated for Saturday, May

The Week in the Regional Trail Running Community TC Interviews https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXR81VkvBIE TC Interview with Lindsey Weaver Ellie had the opportunity to connect with Lindsey Weaver. Lindsey finished the 189-mile C&O Canal Towpath run from Cumberland, Md. to Washington, D.C. in 53 hours, a new female FKT. A week before, she ran a 50 mile virtual run. She has completed 5 ultras in 2020 alone. A librarian, Weaver began running

This week we plug upcoming events from Virginia north. Voices of event directors and finishers. Our first reformatted TC Interviews live with the amazing Emily Collins. Published our written reviews of the Salomon S/Lab Cross, as well as ten of the best waterproof running jackets on the market. And to close the week, a rundown of awesome efforts in the form of FKT Friday. Let's

Weekly Rundown - Segmented This was our first week shifting the format to segmenting out the Weekly Rundown into multiple 10'ish minute episodes. Our hope is to make it more accessible and fitting into the Collective's daily commute openings. We'll lay it out here into this past Monday's Upcoming Events, Wednesday's Gear Review, Thursday's Results and media recap, and finishing off with today's FKT Friday. We

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnTmSZycZoo In this week's Rundown 0:00 - Lead in with Michael Ortiz capping the Game of Hundo's For those who aren't already in the know, Michael Ortiz capped off his Game of Hundos project on Sunday on his home turf of Brooklyn. The "Game"? Running a 100 mile every week for 100 weeks. 10,000 miles in just 100-mile efforts alone in just under two years. Absolutely incredible.

https://youtu.be/Ny9Hu9uw804 The Patapsco Valley 50k Run over the trails of the Patapsco Valley State Forest west of Baltimore About 4,700 feet of elevation gain (and loss) with rolling climbs and descents Mostly buffed out single-track with a bit of rocks to keep you on your toes Some miles which feel wonderfully remote   Check out more from the crew at White Oak Running Company at https://whiteoakrunning.com/   Gear Choices: Hydration / Apparel option: Ultimate Direction


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