Articles by Donald Buraglio

Trail App Review

Smartphone apps can be a trail lover’s best friend. They can help you discover new areas to explore, plan specific routes, assist you with navigation, provide additional measures of safety and enrich your overall enjoyme...

Summer Apparel Review

Good summer apparel isn’t simply lightweight. The fabric needs performance elements to keep you comfortable in high heat and humidity. That’s why we’ve tested a number of options to k...

Hydration Packs for Any Distance

There are days when you want to travel light, and others which require you to carry a ton of gear. We’ve tested a range of vests this spring that are suitable for running around your local park, exploring for multiple...

Spring Shoe Review

Topo Athletic Ultraventure 2 MSRP: $135 10.4 oz M 8.3 oz W Heel/forefoot heights: 30/25 mm Best for long comfortable miles, distances up to 100M on mild to modera...

Spring Running Bra Review

As critical as a good bra is for comfort and function during a long run, it can also be exceedingly difficult to find just the right style without all the bounce. Our testers have put a new crop of spring tops through...

Our Favorite Things 2020

Without a doubt, it’s been a difficult year. Fortunately, many of us have been able to maintain some sort of running and training routines to keep us sane. Here are some gift ideas to keep your favorite runner happy an...

Lighting the Trail

BioLite HeadLamp 750BioLite entered the headlamp category as a means of supporting its humanitarian mission to provide energy resources for impoverished families in Africa and Southeast Asia. Their first two models, the...

Fall Shoe Review

Nike Pegasus Trail 2TMSRP: $13011.7 oz M / 9.5 oz WHeel/forefoot (mm): 30/21Best for: High mileage training in cool conditions; 100-milers 
on moderate terrainNike made significant overhauls to its entire Trail lineup ov...

Ultra Gear 101: Everything You Need

How do you know what gear you’ll need to run 100 miles? Experience helps, but course terrain varies and weather can change at the drop of a hat. That said, we put together a complete list of our favorite pieces of gear f...

Blazing Trails in Summertime

Lightweight, moisture-wicking apparel has been a longtime staple of summer running. We’ve noticed an increased comfort factor that many of these high-performance fabrics now offer. Sunny weather is here, and it’s time to...

Hydration Packs for Every Body

CamelBak ZephyrCamelBak partnered with YiOu Wang in the development of this pack that she wore during her win at last fall’s The North Face Endurance Challenge 50-mile Championship. The Zephyr is a gender-specific pack t...

Spring Shoe Review

HOKA One One Speedgoat 4MSRP: $145Weight (oz): 10.8oz M/9.2oz WHeel/forefoot heights (mm): 32/28 M, 30/26 WBest for: Mountain scree, rugged 100-milers, challenging technical terrainSpeedgoats are a perennial favorite of...

Wool For The Win

The benefits of merino wool are well established. The fabric is naturally breathable, moisture-wicking, odor resistant and maintains its insulating properties, even when wet. When merino is combined with modern synthetic...

Our Favorite Things

Our editorial team has been busy testing a wide range of gear from Santa’s workshop to bring you these special gift ideas for your favorite ultrarunner this holiday season.https://ultrarunning.com/grit/One of our favorit...

Fall Jacket Reviews

Winter presents different challenges in different parts of the country – and in many cases, a variable of challenges on the same day. The following jackets will provide protection, based on your particular needs.Patagoni...

Fall Shoe Review

HOKA EVO Mafate 2MSRP: $17010.3 oz M / 8.9 oz FHeel/forefoot (mm): 33/29 M, 31/27 FBest for: High mileage training and long-distance racing on all terrainOur favorite “ready for anything” shoe this season was worn at bot...

Essential Gear for Fastpacking

In our last review, we described a number of sleep systems for spending the night in the backcountry. This month we’re looking at all the additional gear you should take along for fastpacking trips, as well as a couple o...

Backcountry Sleep Systems for Fastpacking

As days get longer and nights are warmer, many of us extend our adventures to multi-day outings, travelling fast and light to maximize distance while minimizing the cargo load. Our next two gear reviews focus on equipmen...

Summer Apparel Review

For summer trail running, good things come in light, breathable, moisture-wicking packages. Here are some great choices for staying cool on the trail when the weather gets hot. rabbitRabbit introduced a full line of new...