Articles by Donald Buraglio

Lightweight Running Shell Review

Gone are the days when you needed half your pack space to fit a weatherproof jacket. The lightweight shell category is now defined by ultralight jackets that provide exceptional weather resistance, but compress down for...

Running Legwear Review

There’s a lot to be said for simple warmth. While many winter running bottom layers are engineered for compression, musculoskeletal support and a myriad of theoretic biomechanical advances, the primary goal of legwear fo...

Our Favorite Things

Here at UltraRunning, we test a LOT of gear – our cumulative mileage in any calendar year is in the tens of thousands – which gives us plenty of opportunities to find what works. Since this is the season of giving, we...

Kodiak 100

California’s San Bernardino Mountains don’t enjoy the prestige of the state’s spectacular Sierra Nevadas, and even in the Los Angeles area, they’re frequently overshadowed by the cross-town San Gabriels. However, this ra...

Running Light Review

Most people don’t place the common light bulb in the high-tech gear category. However, long-time ultrarunners can attest that lighting technology has advanced at a fairly remarkable clip—especially over the last couple o...

Trail Running Sock Review

As a companion piece to our fall shoe review, we’re spotlighting a handful of our favorite trail running socks to partner with your new shoes. After all, on any list of “natural companions,” shoes and socks are right up...

Summer Running Apparel Review

For ultrarunners, summertime doesn’t just bring warm temperatures—it also typically ushers in longer training days than we’re accustomed to in winter or spring. Whether we’re preparing for an upcoming A-race or planning...

The Top Hydration Packs for 2015

In the two years since our previous hydration pack review, some things in the industry have changed, while others remain the same. Fortunately, both of these are good news for ultrarunners. Distinct new categories hav...

Wool Running Apparel Review

Although the word is occasionally overused, it’s no exaggeration to say that there’s a renaissance of sorts developing within the athletic apparel industry. In particular, wool performance clothing is more prominent n...