2022 Hardrock 100 Men’s Podium at the Finish – iRunFar

Bryon Powell is the Editor-in-Chief of iRunFar. He’s been writing about trail running, ultrarunning, and running gear for 15 years. Aside from iRunFar, he’s authored the books Relentless Forward Progress: A Guide to Running Ultramarathons and Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running, been a contributing editor at Trail Runner magazine, written for … Read more

Nike Alphafly Next% 2 Shoe Review

To be honest, the Nike Alphafly Next%2 has too many names: Nike Next 2 Nike Air Zoom Alphafly Next 2 Nike Alphafly 2 I don’t know; Nike doesn’t need all those describing features for one shoe. Maybe it does at $275 and the most sought-after shoe on the internet. It’s not been a secret in … Read more

Hurt So Good – iRunFar

A few weeks ago, I ran my first ultramarathon since 2019. It was the Trail 100 Andorra by UTMB, a 105-kilometer race through the Pyrenees in Andorra. The last ultra I had started before this one was the UTMB, a race I failed to finish. The last ultra I had finished was the JFK 50 … Read more

Around Home – iRunFar

I pushed my bike up the steep road. The wind was howling and the sun was glowing through a thick veil of wildfire smoke as it set behind the mountains. I veered off the road to find a place to camp, and a view of the distant mountains opened up. The apocalyptic haze distracted me … Read more