Founder of Ohio Outside and still runs the day to day operations, working events, gathering articles, doing product reviews, training for races, sampling great beers and even has the honor of picking up after Emma Doodles. He claims his life life could not be any better. His favorite race is the 24 Hours of Canaan and he loves to split his time between mountain biking and trail running. Former Team USA Duathlon Member, Elite Mountain Biker and Triathlete.

Workout Tips Over the Holidays

Ideas to Stay Fit this Holiday Season

It is always hard to stay fit over the holiday season. Food, drinks, long days, traveling, they all make it hard to stay focused. Here are a few workout tips to keep in mind over the holidays. 1) Phone (or text) a friend.While it’s hard to motivate yourself to get going on cold mornings, it’s…

Winter Running

Fall & Winter Running Gloves

As cold weather approaches be sure to keep the fingers warm. Here is a quick outline of 3 of our favorite gloves. Pearl Izumi Thermal Lite Glove Cost: $20.00 Perfect for spring and fall, the unisex Thermal Lite Gloves are ideal as a lightweight cool weather glove or layered in cold conditions as a liner…

Light Up Night

Workout After Hours

Sunday November 2nd. For some people it’s just another day. For those of us that enjoy the outdoors, it’s the day we lose our vitamin D charged runs and bike rides home with the sun on our back. But don’t let daylight savings get you down. Nite Ize has an entire collection of LED accessories…

Go Single Ring Upfront for Cross

RAM Force CX1, our purpose-build SRAM 1X™ (say “one by”) cyclocross drivetrain, is all about performance and simplicity. Force CX1 is available as a whole groupset. But riders with existing SRAM Road drivetrains have another option – “hop up” their bikes to a CX1 1X10 or 1X11 drivetrain. Upgrading to CX1 on your existing SRAM-equipped…

2014 Kona Underpants Run

The run conceived of in 1998 by Chris Danahy, Tim Morris, and Paul Huddle as a protest against wearing Speedos in inappropriate places (stores, restaurants, etc.) has morphed into an Ironman pre-event ice breaker and local fund raiser that has become an integral part of the Ironman World Championship event week. Supported by the McMichael…

Strava

Strava Challenge

This year we’ll have a Strava challenge for the Ohio Outside Trail Series. After the race upload your info from your GPS or phone to Strava for a chance to win some great Ohio Outside and Strava gear. What do you have to do to enter the Strava Challenge? You will need a Strava account (free or…

Egg, Mushroom & Kale Breakfast Burrito

Egg, Mushroom & Kale Breakfast Burrito

Trying to get kids out the door, get in a workout, eat a healthy breakfast and then trying to get yourself out the door in the morning is quite the task. As fall rolls near that cold morning yogurt and granola is not sounding quite as good. So we reached out to registered nutritionist Deanna…

Akron Marathon

2014 Akron Marathon Results

Ethiopian runners dominated the Akron Marathon with their skill and spirit. When the men’s and women’s winners crossed the finish line Saturday, with thousands standing and cheering from the Canal Park stands and lush green baseball field, they also showed their faith. Teklu Deneke, 35, won with a time of 2:16:45. One stride after crossing…