23 Mar '15, 2pm

My first gear review in a long time: the @Kahtoola NANOspikes (a lot better than Yak Trax!) #runninggear

My first gear review in a long time: the @Kahtoola NANOspikes (a lot better than Yak Trax!) #runninggear

We’ve had a crazy winter, making it extremely difficult to run. Just look at Boston, which broke its snowfall record with over 108 inches. To put that in perspective, that’s more than NINE FEET of snow! Enough to completely cover your car or barricade your front door. As someone who started running in a town northwest of Boston (and college in Connecticut), I’m familiar with winter running . The snow, sleet, buried trails, ice, narrow roads, and slippery surfaces can make running virtually impossible. In 2004, I had a genius (debatable…) idea of putting heated wires in the woods near campus. They could be turned on to melt the snow and allow our team to enjoy the trails.. If anybody wants to partner on a Kickstarter project, let me know But seriously, running through the dark winter months is just the worst. During one hellish hill workout in 2007, I was wearing tights, pa...

Full article: http://strengthrunning.com/2015/03/run-through-winter-kah...

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