Running: Avoiding becoming a hood ornament

A friend of mine on Twitter asked me for some tips on staying safe from vehicles while out running and I thought it would be a fantastic topic for a blog post (and also way too long for a Twitter Continue reading Running: Avoiding becoming a hood ornament

Race Report: 2014 Shamrock’n Sacramento 1/2 Marathon

So, oddly enough, I’ve never run a road 1/2 before. I ran my first marathon before I managed a road 1/2. And I ran the Lost Trail 1/2 first. This had a rather unfortunately effect. That effect was that I Continue reading Race Report: 2014 Shamrock’n Sacramento 1/2 Marathon

Gear Review: Camelback Arc Quickgrip vs Fuelbelt Sprint

What in the world? A handheld hydration shootout from the guy who hates handhelds? Perhaps “hate” is too strong a word. I go over why I dislike using handhelds here, but the short version is that they are an annoyance Continue reading Gear Review: Camelback Arc Quickgrip vs Fuelbelt Sprint

Panther Gift Guide: Dec 5 (Hydration)

Us humans (even the ones who think we’re panthers) need water to perform properly. That’s just the way it goes. On shorter runs it usually isn’t that important to carry liquid with you, but when you start pushing out (or Continue reading Panther Gift Guide: Dec 5 (Hydration)