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Max King

Max lives in Bend, OR and is a Salomon Running athlete. He’s still working on his weaknesses but gave up on being a professional basket weaver a long time ago. Check out his adventures around the running world at @MaxKingOR.

Pick Your Perfect Running Mate

If you’ve ever done a stage race with a partner, adventure race or relay, you’ve undoubtedly seen a couple screaming at each other over something gone wrong.

Strength Training for Endurance

One thing I often hear myself repeating to beginning runners is “running alone does not give you the strength to run well.” This is something I’ve come to firmly believe after 25 years of running, and often spotty self-rehab and…

The Rise and Fall… and Rise of Obstacle

Over the past five years the sport of obstacle racing has gone from birth, to unrivaled growth, to a steady decline in participation. That is to say, obstacle racing has seen rapid change each and every year it’s been in…

Every Race is a Puzzle

Every race is a puzzle. You throw all the pieces out on the table and see if you can put them together in the correct spots to make something awesome.

Post Race Blues

I’ve talked to a number of runners that have found running to be a good substitute for a previous drug addiction.