Traction devices
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Choosing the Right Traction Device

When the snow flies in Montana, the roads, sidewalks, and trails get icy, snowy, and slippery - FAST. We've had a lot of snow already this season and roads and trails are nice and icy. If you’re like us, you want to be able to safely run and…
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Running 101, Part One: sticking with it and staying comfortable

So, you made a New Year’s resolution to get into running. Or maybe to get back into running. Or perhaps to consider getting into running. First of all, CONGRATS! This blog, and each blog post over the next four weeks, is for YOU. They will…

Exercise during smoke season

Just when we thought we'd dodged smoke season, the smoke has arrived. When the smoke rolls in, we get a lot of questions and comments about exercising outside. We hear everything from “is it safe to run?” to “are there masks I can wear?”…
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How to Choose a Trail Shoe

Welcome to the wonderful world of trail shoes! If you ended up here, you’re probably looking for some help picking out a trail shoe. We’ll go over some of the key features to look for when choosing a shoe, and some questions to ask yourself…

Trail Running 101

The sun is shining, snow is melting, and birds are chirping. You head out on a run through your neighborhood and glance at Mt. Sentinel and think to yourself, “I wonder if I could run up there?” Our answer to you is simple: YES! Trail running…

Early Season Trail Etiquette

We've had a lot of freezes and thaws over the last month, and many of the Missoula trails are starting to be snow free!  While the ice and snow are rapidly leaving the valley, they’ve been replaced with ample quantities of sticky mud and…