All bent, out of shape

Wait a minute! What’s going on here? I thought this site was about running, you might be saying to yourself, beer frothing on your table as you shake your fist at me. Indeed. The Fat Panther was started primarily as Continue reading

Far and Loafing in Los Olivos

With apologies to Dr. Thompson (The events told here may or may not have happened. The people described may or may not exist. There is only pink, yellow, stripe and blue. That is all any of us need.) Race report: Continue reading

Shoe Review: Xeroshoes Umara Z-Trail Sport Sandal

So… duh, I like to run in sandals a fair bit. I also run in a number of other types of shoes, but for me there’s nothing like the freedom of feeling the air under my feet as I flit Continue reading

Race Report: 2016 La Cuesta Ranch Trail Run

“Tracking paused!” I slowly trudged up a steep, slippery and mostly unmarked (except by bones, cow patties and the occasional ribbon) hill in San Luis Obispo and seriously considered murdering my RunKeeper app as she, once again, passive aggressively suggested Continue reading

Review: Earthrunner Circadian X Sandals

A while back, Earth Runners contacted me to ask if I would be interested in trying out their sandals. I spend a lot of time running in sandals and I was intrigued. I’m going to get one thing out of Continue reading