I ordered a new pair of Salomon Crossmax shoes the other day eager to try them out as my new “lets run from home to the trail, around the trail and back again” shoe. I had heard nothing but good things about the shoe and its dual capabilities on trail and road. But when the shoes arrived I was really disappointed with the weight of the shoe. My usual go to trail shoe the Salomon Speedcross 2 is around 340 … →
The last weeks have been pretty slow in the blog. There are (as always) good excuses: Vacation x 2 and a case of stomach flu are the most apparent ones. But I am back with a vengeance and ready to get the site rock and rolling again. Thanks for your patience!
When I started my winter training schedule a few weeks ago I had a few goals: 1: Get my core and upper body into shape doing my P90X program 2: Take a break from from activities that could get me injured such as running. I am still on track with the first goal. The P90X is quickly whipping my arm,back, abs, shoulders etc into shape. But the second goal toke a punch to the stomach this week. After my half … →
It was only when I visited the local mall yesterday and saw that Christmas ornaments and Santa Claus puppets were up all over the place that I actually realized that Christmas is just around the corner. Ok – we still have more than 50 days, but still! The supermarket inspired me to start this years Christmas wishlist (Wife – listen up!) 1: Garmin 910XT: This is THE number 1 wish by far. Being a triathlete and a tech geek (Yes … →
I just picked up the new edition of Running Times and felt really depressed about my age when I read an article about the future American runners. On the list of runners were among other the 14 year old Alana Hadley who ran a half marathon in 1:17:15 and the 10 year old!!! Faith Roth who ran the same distance in 1:41:53… Those are some amazing times for a 14 and 10 year old kid. It takes me back to … →