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 […]

Hey, I’m Running Here!

Unless someone is bleeding, don’t stop me to talk when I am running. I am not sure how I draw people to me when I am bundled up like the kid in Christmas Story waddling out a 6 mile run, but it happens. Here is the latest example…

2010 Lessons, According to Caratunk Girl

We just loved a recent post from Caratunk Girl, reviewing her “2010 Lessons”, and thought it was an excellent post for this Valentine’s Day as well, so she has kindly agreed to cross post it here for IceSpike readers to enjoy! Of course, if you’d like to add YOUR 2010 lessons in the comments below, […]

Interview w/Nick Clark – 2010 Review & Prospects for 2011

I had the great pleasure to spend a few hours with Brit ultra runner, Nick Clark, now based in Fort Collins, Colorado. We talked about 2010, his best ever year racing ultras, and his plans for 2011…

Four Top Ultrarunners Bare Their Souls

You can imagine the turnout as Boulder Trail Runners, (host Buzz Burrell) had arranged to gather Scott Jurek, Tony Krupicka, Geoff Roes & Dave Mackey in an upstairs room at Sherpas in downtown Boulder for an informal Q&A session – to say the place was packed was an understatement!

Fan Photos Prove that Winter Running Can Be Fun, Beautiful, & Rewarding

Those of us who can’t avoid the snow & frigid temperatures that the month of January can throw at us know all too well that enduring the coldest month of the year and still getting in a good run or walk each day can be a daunting task. We asked our fans to submit photos […]