Monthly Archives: July 2015

  • Articles of Interest

    Each week we scour the web for great articles go pass on to you. Below are the best of what we found, hope you enjoy!

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  • Go Ahead, Legs

    Bryan in the SKORA Core

    This is a guest post from Bryan F, who wrote a bit to us on Twitter and I asked if he'd like to write a bit more and host it at our blog.

    Today I ran 8 miles.

    Not unusual for an intermediate runner, or one training for an upcoming marathon.

    That’s right. I’m training for the Chicago Marathon. It will be my second attempt at breaking the four-hour barrier. Last year things fell apart after 18 miles and I finished in 4:15, unofficially. This year I'm even more dedicated to the training.

    ​After letting myself sleep in this weekend, I was on the road by six o’clock. My strides began to flow almost immediately and I knew that my legs were fresher than they had been and wanted to take control of the run. “Go Ahead, “ I replied. My mind was heavy and had no reservations about letting the feet carry some of the load. They found a comfortable pace somewhere ahead of my easy runs and under my tempo pace. About 9:30/mile. Read More

  • Things worth trying?

    Things worth trying?

    There is no secret to success and improvement.

    You put in the consistent work and practice and give it time to develop.

    However, there are always little "hacks" that can be done to help something along. Below are a few that I've come across recently that piqued my interest.

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  • Subscribe & Enter to Win a Pair!

    Fit Giveaway

    Every month a subscriber wins a new pair of SKORA shoes!

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  • Flint Hills Trail Race Report

    Flint Hills Trail Marathon Race Report

    The Flint Hills Trail 40-Miler and Marathon was held by Epic Ultras on Saturday, May 30th. I ran the marathon option with fellow Skora Ambassador, Geoffrey. We have been having a particularly rainy patch in Kansas, so we were fortunate to avoid a monsoon on race day. Read More

  • The Week Before a Big Race

    You've been running for years.

    Races ranging from 3.1 miles to 26.2 miles have been completed.

    A plan was followed that fit your schedule and abilities, and you're faster than ever.

    Now, it's the week of the race, here's how you don't mess this up.

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