New Balance 860 v6 – 50 Mile Review and more

The New Balance 860 v6 EE’s is yet another older running shoe, but I got them for a specific purpose and didn’t want to spend a fortune on them – in case things didn’t work out. I bought them at the New Balance Factory Outlet in Skowhegan, ME.

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One of the many definitions of insanity, is continuing to do the same thing over and over, without changing anything and then wonder why nothing changes.

I have gone through over 70 pair of running shoes since 2012 and during that time only 1 pair made it over 400 miles.

Something had to change.

A few weeks ago I had an epiphany about all the problems I have had with my right foot in running shoes, well all shoes. I thought that I might have finally figured out why how so many different brands, styles and models just have not worked for me. Continue reading

Yes I am Wimpy – RunLog 3-4-17

Okay, I decided to do my run on the treadmill today – which means in some circles I am definitely a wimp!!!

Okay – I accept and own it and you know something I don’t really care. 🙂

When Bennie and I walked this morning, it was 3*F with the wind chills driving feels like temps down into the -15 to -20*F range. My face hurt after being outside for less than 5 minutes and while we walked down to the first gate. Until we turned around it was a brutal walk.

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Then a couple of hours later, Mary, Bennie and I walked up the snowmobile trail, if anything the winds had gotten worse and while the thermometer said it was 8*F the winds drove it far down into the negative numbers.

It is usually a walk that we all enjoy, but it was more “let’s get this over with” kind of walk this morning. At that point I knew that I wasn’t going to run 8-9 miles outside in that kind of weather.

Yes, I am getting wimpy. Continue reading