Hop, skip and jump your way to becoming a faster runner

To start the week, we welcome back the thoughtful talents of Mile27’s Andy DuBois. In this article, Andy argues that most runners spend almost 100% of their training time actually running, based on the mistaken belief that if you want Read More …

GEAR REVIEW – Salomon XT Advanced Skin 12 L S-LAB pack

UPDATED – To get your hands on one of these in Australia, Footpoint Shoe Clinic has got these on pre-order and with 15% off. Click here to visit the website and go to their online store. ————————————— It seems all Read More …

The Essential North Face 100 Gear Checklist

With only a few weeks left before the North Face 100, many people will start to turn their attention to the gear they have to carry – or in some cases panic mildly about what they haven’t got yet! It’s Read More …

2014 Aussie Race Season Begins – Bogong to Hotham

As we welcome 2014, it comes with it perhaps one of Australia’s best known mountain runs and also one of its most hotly contested too. This race has had its fair share of misfortune in the last few years, namely Read More …

The Running ‘Hype’ Cycle – Commercialisation, Considerations and Discussion

If there’s one thing we’ve noticed in the last year or two in the Australian, and indeed global ultra and trail world, it’s the increase in the number of ultra and trail races taking place – due in part to Read More …

U168 News: Inside a Hoka; Monkey-runner

We’ve changed the title, in case you hadn’t noticed 🙂 Thing is, I scout the interwebs for ‘news’ each day and to be frank, some days there just isn’t anything worth bothering with. So rather than bore the pants off Read More …

Daily News: HK Trailwalker; high-up; barefoot; nipples

After a week or two of ‘work getting in the way of my hobby’ 🙂 we’re back to normal service and some daily tit bits to ease you into the weekend. Enjoy… Oxfam Trailwalker Hong Kong kicks off tomorrow. Good Read More …