Monthly Archives: June 2011

New “Work” Shoes!


YAY!!!! A new pair of shoes for work!! So this is a running blog right? You must be asking yourself – why is this idiot posting about his work shoes?  Well, let me answer this brilliant question you have!  My

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Post-Surgery Recovery update… And how it isn’t going to affect my running!


So, as you probably recall, I had an inguinal hernia repair done on Jan. 6th.  Well, it has never totally stopped hurting following the surgery – but was far better, with a much lower pain level.  When I had stopped

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Product Review: Injinji Performance Toe Sock


Good Morning out there!  Today is an interesting post – but then aren’t all product reviews interesting? I love to try new things!  Today you get to hear about my first run in my Injinji Performance Mini-crew Toe Socks! One

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2011 YMCA Corporate Challenge Race Report


So, most “race reports” I have seen on people’s blogs are marathons or triathlons.  unfortunately, I am not up to those esteemed races as this point in life!  BUT I did do a 5k, followed by a 1 mile leg

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Quick Run!


As I am doing my first race today, last night was just a quick easy two miles.  The problem is the QUICK part.  I ran it one mile an hour faster than I normally go running.  Today, my two miles

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Rest Days…errr.. Cross Training.


Good Morning! I have been thinking about rest days. As runners, we hate them and often skip them if we can. I posted on Facebook once that I had run two days, and that I felt guilty taking a rest day.

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First “race” of the year.


This thursday, I am running in the YMCA Corporate Challenge at Broome Community College.  I will be running in the relay (3 legs, 1 mile each) and the 5k.  When I first came up with the idea of the agency I

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3 miles with some small hills.


As my last post discussed, I have been looking at how to run hills.  Going up them hasn’t been a problem, as that doesn’t change too much between minimalist shoes and traditional running shoes.  But downhill… Well, that’s been a whole new

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Downers (Now I am referring to hills)


About a month ago, I pulled my left calf muscle while doing a long hill run.  I hit the top of the mile or so long hill, looked around to enjoy the scenery and headed back down.  As I started

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Downers. (I’m not referring to hills)


So, I had a real bummer of a day the other day.  The sort that sets a trend for the next few and there is nothing you can do about it.  The memory of the day replays in my head

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