Colorado snow and my Icespikes

Snow arrived with Nancy Hobbs this week in her hometown of Colorado Springs, giving her the perfect opportunity to pull on her winter running gear. She writes: With temps in the 20s and fresh snow – some two inches or so – I pulled out my Saucony runners with their set of Icespikes already inserted. I […]

Infamous Incline is opened to the public

Our contributor Nancy Hobbs write: Earlier this month, a soft launch saw the infamous Incline trail in Manitou Springs, Colorado, “legalised” and opened to the public. The Manitou Springs City Council gave the final approval for opening the popular trail, finally ending the no-trespassing law.  An official launch will take place next month (March 2013). […]

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 […]

Introducing Nancy Hobbs

We are excited to introduce a new contributor to the IceSpike blog: Nancy Hobbs. Here’s a quick bio to help you get to know her a little better…