Monthly Archives: March 2012

I killed it like Ryan Hall

Everyone following this blog knows I have a fascination with my left foot (hey, there might be a movie in that, say, starring Daniel Day-Lewis). Oh, the foot thing is nothing weird, unsavory or unhealthy.  This isn’t that kind of … Continue reading

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The whining runner

I’ve been thinking of rebranding myself from Sub-three to  -wait for it – the whining runner. We all know one. Besides it could be kind of fun. I could lag just behind you on runs and moan things like, “Are … Continue reading

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The Tuesday Kick: Again, with the Asics

The shoe Asics Gel-DS Trainer The official description Okay, we have encountered this shoe of mighty girth before; just last week, in fact. And, no, I am not in the pay of Asics. It’s luck of the draw that we … Continue reading

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Run! You’re on camera

Hollywood doesn’t really get running. Oh sure, people run in movies, here, there and everywhere, but they don’t do it well and their form is atrocious. It makes a real runner cringe. It’s kind of weird, because in a town … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: Feet don’t fail me now

Barefoot, minimalist or shoes? Which is best? It seems like the overriding question many runners have on their minds at the moment. Certainly, it’s a thread in this week’s Sunday Read. Plus, an unusual, inspirational Norwegian! Nice bare feet you … Continue reading

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Failure is not a word in your vocabulary

The two sets of letters runners dread the most must be DNS and DNF. I’ve done both and I’m about to do one again. I qualified for Boston last year at a poorly run marathon in Eastern Canada. It was … Continue reading

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The Tuesday Kick: Is it my imagination or do your feet look fat?

The shoe Asics Gel-DS Trainer 16 The official description Running Times says the Gel-DS trainer offers not only a wider toe box (than previous versions), but a lighter and more energetic feel.  But, adds the publication, “compared to other moderate … Continue reading

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