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Keith Iskiw

Trail runner from Sooke, BC. When I am not out on the singletrack I am writing and talking about it!

Gear Check: Suunto 9 Peak Pro

Review I used the watch primarily for trail running over the four weeks of testing, adding in a few hikes, walks, road running sessions, a ski day at a local hill and several fluid trainer sessions primarily for monitoring my...

Gear Check: Mountain running test of the Rab Skyline Range

© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics IllustratedThe brand, Rab, may not be on many North American's radar just yet but the UK company with a rich mountain heritage should be — and perhaps will be soon. Named after their...

Gear check: Garmin rolls out new edition of Enduro 2 GPS

© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated The new Garmin Enduro 2 running watch, which builds upon the initial base of an already impressive device, is touted as an ultra-performance multisport GPS and it is aimed at the trail and...

Gear Check: Arc’teryx Norvan LD 2

Keith Iskiw tested the Arc’teryx Norvan LD 2 on the rugged hills and coast mountain trails on Southern Vancouver Island, which provide gnarly, single-track trails with surfaces that are often bedrock, dirt as well as loose rock (baby heads), roots, mud and sometimes scree or shale.

COVID-19 pandemic claims number one trail race in the world: The Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc...

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed the number one trail race in the world, The Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB). Scheduled for August 24-31 of this year the 18th running of the event was cancelled...

Shoe Review: Hoka ONE ONE Speedgoat 4 

Hoka ONE ONE Speedgoat 4  Type: Trail Drop: 4mm Weight: 10.9 oz (M), 9.2 oz (W) In recent years I steered away from the maximal crazy that seem to be hitting all the major brands after Hoka came onto the scene. Not for...
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