GET A GRIP!!!

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“TIP OF THE MONTH” with MICHELE YATES of RUGGED RUNNING~ There is no doubt that a women’s body changes during pregnancy.  Her center of gravity shifts, her legs become more unstable, and her overall balance is decreased.   So how is she supposed to continue to enjoy her normal activities like hiking, running, and walking,  ESPECIALLY when the weather […]

Running Camps…Are they really beneficial?

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Running Camps…Are the really beneficial? Icespike set out to find the real answer and tips from a range of athletes. Here is what they had to say: “Consider spending a few days with experts who can help you perfect your running form, assist you with goal setting, provide you with tools to become more confident […]

RACES AND PLACES WITH ICESPIKE

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We are happy to join Ever Run Racing endurance events on the western slope of beautiful Colorado! They have a vast range of race distances from the marathon up to 100 miles. All of their courses are Icespike friendly for that extra edge of confidence when trekking over the majestic mountains. They include the Colorado […]

Michele Yates gets set for USA 50-mile champs

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Our new contributor Michele Yates is preparing for the USA 50-mile trail champs, which take place this weekend. She writes: Wow, the trail champs have come around really quickly. The Tejas Trails organization will be hosting this event once again, down in Texas at Camp Eagle. The course will be similar to Bandera and this race […]

Icespikes review: Mountain runner Michele Suszek Yates

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Michele Suszek Yates is member of the 2011 US Mountain Running Team and 2012 US NACAC Mountain Running Team. She is one of our bloggers, too, and we have recently heard from Michele in a blog. Here’s what she has to say about her Icespikes: The thing I like most about Icespike is the natural […]

Introducing Michele Suszek Yates

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We are thrilled to introduce a new contributor to the IceSpike blog: Michele Suszek Yates. Let us tell you more about Michele. Michele Yates (nee Suszek) is a 30-year-old runner from Littleton, Colorado. Her most recent win was first female in the USA 100k Trail Championships. Her time of 10:08:48 is all the more impressive […]