Gear

Project Repat Custom T-Shirt Quilt

I think most runners have a stash of old race t-shirts stored away in a closet, just gathering dust. Unless the shirt is a real keeper, I typically donate most of mine to friends or local charities within a few days or week of the race. However, over the years I’ve set some aside with […]


Ultimate Direction SJ Ultra Vest 2.0 Product Review

Leading up to the 2014 Western States 100, one of my biggest dilemmas was deciding how to stay hydrated during the race. Handheld? Waist pack? Vest? Or, perhaps a combination of all three? Handhelds typically work well for me, but to be honest, I only enjoy carrying 1 x 20oz bottle, leaving the other hand […]


Physicool Cooling Bandage Review

I’ve been following Physicool on Twitter for quite some now, so was thrilled when they offered to send me a sampling of their product to test and review. Thankfully [touch wood], I’m running injury free at the moment, although my right shin/calf has been a little tender of late. What better time to test the […]


The RecoveryPump System Product Review

The RecoveryPump System is, in simple terms, a compression device that helps circulate blood in your legs. The uniquely designed system is easy-to-use and works by sequentially compressing four air chambers from your foot up to your thigh. One cycle compresses both entire legs in just 30 seconds. I first tried the RecoveryPump System at […]


Opedix KNEE-Tec Compression Tights Product Review

One of the perks of maintaining this blog is the numerous product review requests that hit my inbox. Towards the end of last year the good people at Opedix sent me a pair of their KNEE-Tec™ Tights to test out. The KNEE-Tec™ Compression Tights are categorized as Kinetic Health Gear, and, according to their website: […]