Duncan Larkin

Duncan Larkin

Duncan Larkin, author of Run Simple: A Minimalist Approach to Fitness and Well Being, is a West Point and U.S. Army Ranger School graduate, World War I painter, top-300 U.S. marathoner in 2006, and a father of four. His work has appeared in ESPN.com, Running Times, and Competitor Magazine

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The 15 Best Gifts for Dad

We owe our passion for the outdoors to our fathers. This Father's Day, what better way to celebrate dad's role in stoking that fire than to fuel his own? The following curated gifts—everything from...

Duncan Larkin
Jun 8, 2015

Filson Leather Notebook Cover and Notebook

In this Digital Age of ours, the concept of actually sitting down with a pen in hand to write out something on real paper may seem silly and old-fashioned. But don’t discount the fact that Dad might...

Duncan Larkin
Jun 5, 2015

Tenkara USA Sato Kit

For years camping fathers were forced to leave their fishing gear at home because, when choosing between kid supplies and fly-fishing supplies, the kids always won. But with the minuscule amount of...

Duncan Larkin
Jun 5, 2015

Tucker & Bloom North to South Messenger

In these days of cheap stuff made in China, it's hard to remember the time when things were made in the U.S. But dad does, and he'll appreciate the made-in-the-USA craftsmanship that goes into the...

Duncan Larkin
Jun 5, 2015

SipaBoard Stand-Up Paddleboard

While stand-up paddleboarding can be a great workout for the arms, it’s not necessarily optimal for fathers with small kids. SipaBoard is self-inflating, and it also offers a motorized assist for...

Duncan Larkin
Jun 5, 2015

Miir Payette Commuter Bike

Believe it or not, your father was once a child. If you want to get him remembering those blissful days, then splurge on the Miir Payette.

Duncan Larkin
Jun 5, 2015

Sea to Summit X-Set 31

If your pop is a guy who actually enjoys firing up a family meal after a long hike, then check out the Sea to Summit X-Set 31. This five-piece stackable sets the standard for the hiker/chef as the...

Duncan Larkin
Jun 5, 2015

Hydro Flask True Pint

The Hydro Flask True Pint was specially engineered container ensures that dad will never have to drink a warm beer.

Duncan Larkin
Jun 5, 2015

Stumptown Coffee Roasters Nitro Cold Brew Coffee

Dad doesn’t have to be a coffee snob to get a buzz from Stumptown Coffee Roasters Nitro Cold Brew coffee. Wrapped in an aluminum can, this thing looks more like a beer than a delicious caffeine-...

Duncan Larkin
Jun 5, 2015

Track Workouts: You’re Doing Them Wrong

At some point during training, most serious runners workout on a 400-meter oval. It’s a great idea; track workouts can build strength, increase confidence, and teach runners proper pacing. The bad...

Duncan Larkin
Jun 2, 2015

3 Ways to Avoid Total Running Burnout

Feeling fried after a big event? Four-time Olympic marathon trials qualifier, Clint Verran, show you how to stop worrying and love the run.

Duncan Larkin
May 5, 2015

Harry’s Jimmy Chin Shave Set

You don't think of most rugged alpinists as well groomed and clean shaven, but thanks to Harry’s Jimmy Chin Shave Set, you can summit with a smooth face.

Duncan Larkin
Apr 24, 2015

Überlube

Back in the day, body lubricants were intended for one of three things: sport, hair, or sex. But now there's Überlube, the the one-stop shop for all your sex, hair, and sport needs.

Duncan Larkin
Apr 23, 2015

Watershot Pro Line Kit

It's time embrace your fear and take your iPhone on a swim with Watershot Pro Line Kit.

Duncan Larkin
Apr 21, 2015