Category Archives: clothes

AdiZero XT Shoe Review

Alternate Title: Trail Shoes, a Love Story. A few weeks ago I picked up a pair of AdiZero XT trail shoes. It was my birthday and more than anything else¬† I craved a new pair of trail shoes. OK, wait… … Continue reading

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Running and RSS’s

If there is one thing that I’ve discovered about distance running, it is this. At some point, comfort and practicality will trump self-consciousness. The evidence: I wore a pair of RSS (Ridiculously Short Shorts) during Sunday’s 1/2 Marathon, slathered my … Continue reading

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Shoe Review: Brooks Infiniti

As you can see from the photo, I get unreasonably excited about new running shoes.¬† They are such an important emotional, financial and physical investment. I spend an average 50 miles a week in running shoes, yo! So they have … Continue reading

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Packing for The Boston Marathon

Funny how packing for the race doesn’t include many of the normal vacation items Included on my packing list: 1. Running clothes for all weather possibilities. The forecast says 50 and slightly cloudy, but I’m not taking any chances . … Continue reading

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Portland Race for the Roses 1/2 Marathon

This morning I ran the Portland Race for the Roses 1/2 Marathon. Was it cold? Was it chilly? Was it challenging? Yes, yes and yes, but it was also REALLY fun. Here’s how the race went down: The Race for … Continue reading

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Notes from a Lunch Time Run.

Portland basked under a bright blue sky today that belied just how cold the wind blew. During my lunch break I broke in a new pair of Mizuno Wave Elixirs with a quick run around the bridges…quick because it was … Continue reading

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I even surprised myself

Today I finally succeeded in waking up at 5:00 AM to squeeze in a 5 mile run before work. It could have even been longer if I didn’t have to schedule in time to use a hair straightener and find … Continue reading

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A dilemma of pant-sized proportions

A couple of weeks ago I fell in love with a pair of pants. I fell hard and fast for them inside of a dressing room during my lunch break. These are not just merely pants. They are trousers sent … Continue reading

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