The Dirt

Unbiased, in depth product reviews for running products - from users just like you.

I Put A Garmin 645 Running Watch In Christmas Stocking This Year!

I wasn’t taking any chances on Santa Clause not giving me what I wanted this year, so I took matters into my own hands and when I hung my stocking by the chimney with care, I put a Garmin Forerunner 645 GPS enabled running watch into it! I wanted to make sure that I got […]

Using The Cold Weather Months To Prepare For The Spring Running Season.

Yes, the winter season is upon us, the roads are getting slushy and icy, that tingling sensation your feeling around the ears and the tip of your nose, maybe more than just a cold morning run, it could be a warning sign of pending frostbite. And so, what if you can’t feel your fingers or […]

Running And Your Stomach Isn’t Always In Perfect Harmony

Running, especially long-distance running can be tough on your stomach, for some people. In fact, probably more than a few! Anyone with a thing for endurance knows that a long run can be hard on the stomach. In ultramarathons spanning four hours or more, no one is safe; one survey of Western States Endurance Run […]