Monthly Archives: December 2015

  • Minimal Shoes VS Racing Flats

    Minimal shoes vs Racing flats.

    Often people confuse the these two types of shoes, because both are lighter than your typical training shoe.

    However, there are key differences to consider when looking at options. Read More

  • Representation

    Runners represent all runners

    While out on a run near a local news station's broadcast building I frequently see employee cars being driven to and from the location. These vehicles of course have decals on them with the name of the news station.

    One day, one of them blew through a stop sign. It was then I realized that person in that car represented the entire news station to me, and they just blew through a stop sign! How do you think that made me think of the news station?

    Then this made me consider, it's possible that to the drivers that I see out during my running, I represent the entire running community to them. Read More

  • Best SKORAs for Winter Running

    Best SKORAs for the winter.

    "There's no such thing as bad weather, only bad gear choices."

    With winter upon much of the northern latitudes, winter gear selection must be considered.  Read More

  • Muddy Etiquette

    Etiquette for muddy trails.

    A lot of planning and work goes into making a single track trail.

    I didn't know this until I was able to help create a trail, as seen in the above photo. I had no idea how much planning and work went into this! Every little turn and path is planned. The contour of the hill is taken into consideration. You're shown how to shape the path so water can run freely off of it to prevent pooling. Read More

  • When to replace your shoes?

    When to replace running shoes?

    How long do our shoes last?

    When should a runner replace their shoes?

    First, lets look at the general shoe retirement advice. Read More

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