Saturday, December 24, 2011

The Shoes that Changed my Life


Okay, you got me, of course they perhaps didn’t exactly alter my life, but they did change my perception about what (some people might say) feet “should” and “shouldn’t” run in, and made me realize how freeing it can be to run in a lightweight, minimal running shoe with the right balance of protection and sensitivity.  Actually after reading this, you just might think they actually saved my running, and yes, changed my life.  

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

The In-between

In the month since my last race I've continued running, mainly trying to maintain my training and fitness so that I have a decent base to begin the 2012 training season, and to finish up one or two goals I set for this year.  It has been interesting not having a marathon coming up anytime soon, but still running almost as if I were in the middle of an 18-week plan (if not more than that some weeks).  I'm beginning to wonder if my wife was right and I am excessive with my running...