Monthly Archives: March 2012

The great shoe crisis continues

By now you’re all probably really sick of reading posts of me complaining about shoes. Well for what it’s worth, I’m really sick of writing posts complaining about shoes, so we’re in this together. I got the new Kayanos in … Continue reading

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Too much tongue

I guess I spoke too soon about the Brooks shoes. I put several miles on them and quickly realized they had a problem. The tongues kept sinking way down and to the outsides of the shoes. I tried everything, but … Continue reading

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Never come back!

I finally broke my Asics Kayano 17s to the point where I could justify new shoes. I did not like the 17s. The 16s and the 15s were great, but the 17s were a disappointment. They took forever to break … Continue reading

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Rookie mistakes

I ran the St. Pat’s 5k today in Bloomington. Good race as usual. They had around 750 people sign up and 650 finish. Weather was nice despite a forecast for rain and the after party band was good. Even though … Continue reading

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The copycat

Let me begin this post with a story. A friend of mine who is a seasoned runner was lined up to begin a 10k. While standing there, just minding her own business, three girls who she had never met walked … Continue reading

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I’ve been doing the double workouts for a couple of weeks or so now and am getting the hang of it. I try most of the time to do one in the morning and one in the evening, or if … Continue reading

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