About Nancy Hobbs

Nancy Hobbs has been running trails and directing running events since the mid-80s and her articles and photographs have been published in magazines including Trail Runner, Ultrarunning, Running Times, and Runner's World. She is the founder and executive director of the American Trail Running Association, a council member of the World Mountain Running Association, manager of the U.S. Mountain Running Team, and chairperson of the USATF Mountain Ultra Trail Council. In April, 2009 Hobbs accepted the position of membership and marketing director for Running USA. She is the co author of The Ultimate Guide to Trail Running.

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Icespikes as “Transition” Wear

The ICESPIKE system is great transition wear — ie: the spikes provide an equally nice grip on bare trail and also work fine on pavement making it a versatile item.

Trail Running on the Garden Isle

Trail Running provides us with an opportunity to visit places one would not necessarily see from any other vantage point than on foot. On a recent trip to the island of Kauai, my friend Anita and I found two hiking trails – one we saw on the side of the road when exploring a small […]