Directors of Toughness in Argentina

Your Directors of Toughness traveled to Argentina to test out Columbia Sportswear’s new Columbia Montrail gear in El Cruce, a 3-day, 100KM trail running race.

Track the Directors of Toughness as they embark on a journey through Argentina during their first ever trail running race.

Can you think your way through a 100K trail race?

“ONE…HUNDRED…THOUSAND…METERS!”

Columbia Sportswear Directors of Toughness Mark Chase

Making Mental Adjustments: Training For The Longest Run

“Everyone advised me: get used to running tired.”

Columbia Sportswear Director of Toughness Faith Briggs

How to recover from a 100K race

“I really was in paradise!”

El Cruce Columbia Sportswear Directors of Toughness Mark Chase

5 Trail Running Tips From My First Endurance Race

“You need to enjoy it.”

Faith Briggs

Trail running must-have gear

Columbia Sportswear Directors of Toughness Mark James and Faith Briggs

Faith Briggs is an avid runner and documentary film maker from Brooklyn, New York. She’s passionate about sharing contemporary stories from diverse communities and can always be found with her camera, whether in the photographer’s pit during New York’s fashion week or in the cloud forests in Honduras. She lives by the motto #goodvibesonly and loves to show that women and girls, quite literally, run the world. You can follow Faith’s journey as Director of Toughness here and social channels including: Twitter | Instagram

 

Director of Toughness Mark ChaseMark Chase is the first international Director of Toughness and joins the company from Gloucester, England. Raised on a diet of climbing, skiing, camping, hiking and rugby, it was obvious that a warm office and a cozy bed was never going to cut it. An ex Semi-professional Rugby player, Mark is used to pushing himself both mentally and physically and is always up for a challenge. You can follow Mark’s journey as Director of Toughness here and social channels including: Twitter | Instagram

 

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