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Spartan Confessionals: One Lucky Athlete to Win an Airstream Basecamp X

By |January 24th, 2019|

Airstream Giveaway encourages Spartan athletes of all skill-levels and backgrounds to share their transformational stories and the inspiration that drives them to race, both on-site and via social media - and the chance to win a $40k Airstream X!

Altra Launches Lightest Ever Award-Winning Superior Trail Shoe

By |January 23rd, 2019|

At 7.9 ounces for men and 6.3 ounces for women, the Altra Superior 4 is one of the lightest trail shoes on the market, winning “Editor’s Choice” for Best Lightweight Trail Shoe from Runner’s World at the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market.

Shoe Review: Lems Boulder Boot & Primal 2

By |January 17th, 2019|

If there was ever such a thing as the perfect hiking boot that's not really a hiking boot but is an awesome boot... well, whatever. These minimalist, zero-drop, super-light, flexible, and comfy-AF boots are a must-have for daily wear and light hiking. Oh, we also review the Primal 2 which is equally as awesome...

Spartan’s Joe De Sena – Iceland ULTRA Wrap, Albon, Atkins, and 2019

By |December 11th, 2018|

EXCLUSIVE: Joe announces a new "point system" in the works for next year's "Triple Crown" (Spartan World Championships, Spartan Trifecta Championships, and Spartan ULTRA Championships) and the launch of Spartan Trail, the growth of Spartan Kids, Stadion, & more.

inov-8 Innovates with Nobel Winning Graphene Technology

By |June 4th, 2018|

The British shoe company, inov-8, has is about to revolutionize the sports footwear market. The company has been working with leading scientists to incorporate the Nobel-prize winning graphene into their already award-winning shoes. inov-8 has teamed up with the University of Manchester to become the first-ever company to use graphene in the outdoor shoe market.

Shoe Review: Icebug Oribi3

By |April 26th, 2018|

The Icebug Oribi3 is versatile enough to train in, wear to and from the event, with plenty of traction to race in any conditions. As a well-rounded, go-anywhere shoe, you don't need to choose between a model that excels in the mud, on loose rocks, slippery obstacles, grass, Oribi3 works well anywhere

Icebug Shoe Blowout Extended & Models Added!

By |April 2nd, 2018|

Icebug USA extends our Mud Run Guide Exclusive 60% OFF outlet blowout & adds the Men's & Women's DTS3 RB9X GTX models!

Icebug Oribi – Trail & Road Racer

By |March 28th, 2017|

The 2017 Icebug Orbi are quite easy to write off on first glance; they just don't look like trail shoes, much less a high-tech racer. The shiny bright blue upper is contrasted by a cute little bug in eye-catching orange with each shoe cinched up with thin, seemingly simple laces - so one could be forgiven if dismissed these as pretty walkers or everyday kicks. Of course, you'd be wrong.

Gear Review: Mudgear Compression & 1/4 Crew Trail Socks

By |March 2nd, 2017|

I've been testing Mudgear Compression Socks and 1/4 Trail Socks for quite some time now, and they've become my go-to sock for everyday activities, training, & racing. Heck, I'm even wearing them now while writing this!

Reebok All Terrain Super OR – Their Best OCR Shoe Yet

By |August 8th, 2016|

The Reebok All Terrain Super OR's are extremely light and flexible with great traction, and just the right combo of heel-toe drop and cushioning along with a midfoot rock plate to make them great trail racing shoes on non-technical terrain. The upper is surprisingly breathable for a high-tech "durable" material, and they are extremely comfortable if you have a pretty normal foot width; though they may prove to be a little too narrow for some athletes.

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