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Vert Beats #26 01-03-2020

Strava year in review 2019 We know that a lot of you are active Strava users, so we thought that you would enjoy this recap that the platform does every year about all the activities uploaded to it, and how

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Vert Beats #24 12-27-2019

Happy Holidays! This is the last Vert Beats of the year, and we couldn’t be more happy for what we have accomplished–with you–this year. We can’t say thanks you enough to all 11,000 of you who have trusted us with

rob krar

Vert Beats #23 12-20-2019

Rob Krar’s Never-Ending Race We’re sure heard of Rob Krar and his victories at Western States–or, that you’ve heard of at least one of his many first places over the years in the ultra world. But maybe not so many

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Perceived effort – scale for trail running

No matter what level of trail running experience you have, you probably have limited time to train. Even professional trail runners almost always have to balance their training with a full-time job. So, since your time is valuable, your trail

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Vert Beats #22 12-06-2019

“Becoming a Marathoner” We know that a lot of you didn’t come to the trails from a road running background–lots of you might have come from another sport, from track or from cross country–but we also know that tons of

mira rai

Vert Beats #21 11-29-2019

Mira Rai Not so long ago, Mira Rai’s name might not have rung a bell for people in the trail running world. But throughout last few years, this Nepalese runner has been getting better and better results every season racing

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