First Run ASICS GlideRide v1 — Pair #2–October 15, 2021

Have you ever had a pair of running shoes that you got rid of and know that you made a mistake? For me, the ASICS GlideRide v1’s are that running shoe and I have been looking for the right deal (price) to get another pair to see if it was me or if it was the shoes for a while. I wander around on eBay … Continue reading First Run ASICS GlideRide v1 — Pair #2–October 15, 2021

Shorts & T-shirt Kind of Day — October 14, 2021

After yesterday’s Fall Foliage drive up to Greenville and 250+ miles later, I was rather tired last night, and it carried over to this morning as well. Everything felt exhausted, even though all I did was drive yesterday. The mental aspect of having to stay pretty much focused for the better part of almost eight hours on back roads and a few roads I hadn’t … Continue reading Shorts & T-shirt Kind of Day — October 14, 2021

Disappointing Marathon Coverage — October 11, 2021

Yes, I watched Boston and loved that Albertson took a chance and ran his race. No, he didn’t win and flamed out to finish 10th, but he made numerous fans during his Boston Marathon attempt. I don’t believe and based on his interview after, he didn’t either, that if he had stayed with the pack, he would have had as much of a chance as … Continue reading Disappointing Marathon Coverage — October 11, 2021

First Run, Karhu Ikoni 2020 — October 8, 2020

My easy 5.0-mile run was a nice introduction to the Karhu Ikoni 2020. I got them through eBay to be my easy day and longer run shoes. They did what they were supposed to do, be comfortable while running and had decent traction. Karhu Ikoni 2020 The Ikoni runs lighter than the 11.1 ounces (ca. 420 gram) they came in at, are firmer than the … Continue reading First Run, Karhu Ikoni 2020 — October 8, 2020

Recovery Run as Planned — September 29, 2021

What I am thinking about this morning? It was clear and brisk this morning and at 42 degrees, gloves, and jacket were necessary on Bennie’s first walk. So, Fall is officially here, I had to wear gloves. Today’s run is all about recovery and working on running relaxed. After yesterday’s harder run and some mobility/strength work last night, my glutes and hamstrings are a little … Continue reading Recovery Run as Planned — September 29, 2021