The Superpower of Mountain Running

It was a hot summer day in August of 2010…I had to stop for a bit. I tried to stretch out my quads, balancing with one hand on a tree. F@#$!! Bad idea. That just caused a cramp, and the 34C (…

XTERRA Taiwan 2021 – An Outdoor Weekend to Remember

How to describe XTERRA Taiwan 2021? 

A tough off-road triathlon? Fun 5km or 10km trail runs for newbies? Unbelievable 42km and 28km trail courses for the brave? An outdoor gear fes…

Runners & Workouts: Randall Vargas Barrantes – 15 x 200m (for Building Speed)

In this space, we will share the key or favorite workouts of our running friends elites and provide all the Runivores out there some training tips. Run with a smile, of course, but be …

Runners and Their Workouts: Vlad Ixel 10 x 10min Treadmill

In this space, we will share the key or favorite workouts of our running friends and provide all the Runivores out there some training tips. Run with a smile, of course, but be ready t…

12HR Ultramarathon Race Thoughts and Learnings

In 2012, I participated in a 7-hour ultramarathon in Taipei’s YangMing Moutain. It was a 1.5km+ road slope to make up a loop of 3km+. We ran down, turn around ran up, turn around ran do…

Running Podcast Gold

Let me start by saying that I never listen to podcasts when racing. Music … angry, fast, strong, offensive music is the only way to go when at war. With that said, I love listeni…