Must-Have Gear For Trail Running

Our Directors of Toughness put their trail running skills to the ultimate test when they were challenged to run in a 100KM (60 mile) trail running race in Argentina. Here are their must-have gear for their trip to Chile and Argentina:

Faith Briggs:

  1. Women’s Titan Ultra™ Half Zip Shirt: A lightweight, technical layer specifically designed for dynamic aerobic activities like trail running, the women’s Titan Ultra Half Zip is part of the Montrail Columbia collection, featuring a wicking fabric with sweat-activated super cooling that helps manage your core temperature when you’re pushing your limits.

  2. Women’s Caldorado™ II Trail Running Shoes: Hit the trail with the ideal balance of support, traction, and cushioning. Comfortable and lightweight, the Caldorado II features patented technology for enhanced midfoot stability and a smoother ride on rugged terrain.
  3. Titan Windblock Tights: Coming Soon Spring 2017

Mark Chase:

  1. Molokai™ II Sandal: The ultimate underfoot recovery sandal for runners, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone looking to reward their feet for a hard day’s work, the men’s Molokai II flip from the Columbia Montrail collection features a thermo-moldable footbed that conforms to your foot’s unique bone structure for outstanding arch support and full-foot comfort.

  2. Titan Lite Windbreaker: Coming Soon Spring 2017
  3. Titan Ultra™ Half Zip Shirt: A lightweight, technical layer specifically designed for dynamic aerobic activities like trail running, the men’s Titan Ultra Half Zip is part of the Montrail Columbia collection, featuring a wicking fabric with sweat-activated super cooling that helps manage your core temperature when you’re pushing your limits.

Watch their journey through Argentina:

Follow Columbia Sportswear’s Directors of Toughness, Faith Briggs and Mark Chase, as they journey around the world and put our latest gear through the harshest conditions on TwitterFacebookPeriscopeInstagram, and Snapchat (columbia1938).

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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