It's been a while since I've talked about my favorite running obsession - shoes!! As some of you may know, I have been on what seems like a never-ending search for a replacement to my beloved Brooks PureFlow 2. A not-so brief (shoe) history: My first real running shoes were Brooks Ghost 3. I went … Continue reading Running Shoes!
Training Derailed. What’s next? And Shoes!
My training for the Dirty German Endurance Fest got derailed by my stupid stomach issues. I ended up at the GI and am currently in the midst of several procedures being done to figure out what's going on. Needless to say, I will not be ready to run 50 miles in 3 weeks. I was … Continue reading Training Derailed. What’s next? And Shoes!
13.1, 5, 10k, 10k, 10 miles, and 10k
Whoops, I seemed to have missed the last couple of weekend's long runs. Here's a brief recap: 1/23/16 - I did the Run Free virtual half-marathon in the PureConnect 4s. 1/24 was a 5-mile recovery run, in the Kinvara 5. 1/25 - 1/29/16 I did another virtual challenge - 5 5ks in 5 days. 1/30/16 - … Continue reading 13.1, 5, 10k, 10k, 10 miles, and 10k
8 Miles – NB Vazee Pace
Well again, I didn't make it 12 miles BUT my blistered toe was fine with just a band-aid over it. The only problem I had today was that I pooped out too early. This happens when I don't slow down enough for my longer runs. 8 miles isn't really a "long" run for me, but … Continue reading 8 Miles – NB Vazee Pace
7 Miles – Newton Gravity III
As my shoe obsession (and therefore collection) has grown out of control, I've decided that I need to start documenting how my shoe (and other wardrobe) choices for each run go. Especially since I'm now training for a 50-mile race and will be adding more longer runs to my schedule. I can wear just about … Continue reading 7 Miles – Newton Gravity III
The Friday Five – Running Shoes!!
If there's one thing I can always talk about, it's running shoes! My number 1 is, and will always be the Brooks PureFlow 2. I don't even want to think about how much money I've spent trying to find a replacement since they got discontinued. I've gone through 5 pairs of the PF2, and even … Continue reading The Friday Five – Running Shoes!!