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Matthew Richardson

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Matthew Richardson grew up in Austin, Texas, and moved to Durango, Colorado for college, studying both environmental biology and GIS (Geospatial Information Systems). His senior thesis was on diseases impacting aspen trees and used mapping to predict where future outbreaks could happen. After college working as a forestry technician, Matthew spent the summer collecting data to be used in scientific research, he’s now working with computer mapping. In his free time, Matthew’s biggest passion is running. Some achievements include a top ten finish at the Telluride Mountain Run and Chicago Basin linkups. Other hobbies of his include climbing at Indian Creek, bikepacking in Cedar Mesa, and ski touring in the San Juan Mountains. When not outside, Matthew can be found practicing guitar, cooking, listening to music, and scheming over maps to find the next potential running route.

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Best Running Shirts of 2022

Best Running Shirts of 2022

In the market for a new running shirt? Our extensive testing and comparison process will help you make up your mind and pick the best shirt for your adventures.
Best GPS Watch of 2022

Best GPS Watch of 2022

Looking for the perfect GPS watch? Our experts spent hours looking over options before choosing 12 of the most popular and high-tech to test side-by-side. We tested them while running...
How to Choose a GPS Watch

How to Choose a GPS Watch

Thinking of purchasing a GPS watch but you're not sure where to begin? The market is full of different options ranging from a simple tracker to a mini smartphone that lives on your wrist...
Garmin Fenix 7
Editors' Choice

Garmin Fenix 7

This is our best testing model that scored high across all watch metrics. We love the user interface, Garmin features, and the awesome design.
Coros Pace 2
Best Buy

Coros Pace 2

This watch boasts exceptional performance for a fraction of the cost of most high-end GPS watches. Featuring 30-hour GPS battery life, high-end sensors, and a plethora of activity modes...
Coros Apex Pro
Best Buy

Coros Apex Pro

We tested this watch during ultra distance events, on training runs, and hiking through the mountains of Colorado. It continually wowed us with its extensive feature set at such a good...
Best Running Shorts of 2022

Best Running Shorts of 2022

Our running experts tested 10 of the most popular men's running shorts from a wide range of brands and price points. We ranked them after thorough testing for their waistband and liner...
Coros Vertix 2
Top Pick

Coros Vertix 2

This watch sits at the top of the class for battery life and offers a large screen that enhances navigation for a rugged expedition/adventure companion.
Garmin Instinct 2 Solar
Top Pick

Garmin Instinct 2 Solar

If you're in sunny conditions this watch can last forever. Featuring everything you need and nothing you don't, it has one of our favorite feature sets out of any of the watches we tested.
Best Running Shoes of 2022

Best Running Shoes of 2022

After many long runs and tempo miles, we've determined the best running shoes available in 2022 for any running style or budget
Purchasing the Ideal Pair of Running Shoes

Purchasing the Ideal Pair of Running Shoes

So you're in the market for running shoes. But what kind? There are trail shoes, road shoes, minimal shoes, maximal shoes, and even barefoot shoes. Then within each of those categories...
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