Ice Ice Baby

No, not that kind of ice… It may be well into November, but winter still hasn’t really hit in this part of Alaska yet. We got a few inches of early-season snow, with nothing since then. Instead, we’ve had several rounds of freeze-thaw-freeze-thaw, leaving our sidewalks and trails covered in ice. Still wanting to get […]

My Winter Running Gear

As winter rages on here in Alaska, I’ve continued to run outdoors, even as the temperatures have dropped farther and farther. To date, my coldest run has been at -7° – 2 weekends ago, I ran a 25 mile race in 5°. Some of you may shudder at the mere thought of running in those […]

Review: Running on Ice with STABILicers

Shortly after I posted my review of running on ice and snow in Yaktrax, I was contacted by a company name 32North, asking if I’d be interested in trying their STABILicers Sport ice cleats. Being a runner in Alaska, I’m always on the lookout for whatever will make running in the winter as easy (and […]

Review: Running on the Snow and Ice Wearing Yak Trax

As winter has been fast approaching here in Alaska, I’ve been getting worried about how I was going to handle running on the ice and snow. I put the question out on Twitter last week how other people handle running in the winter, and I was surprised when several people recommended Yak Trax. I’ve actually […]