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 Far and Loafing in Los Olivos

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 Shoe Review: Xeroshoes Umara Z-Trail Sport Sandal

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 Race Report: 2016 La Cuesta Ranch Trail Run

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 Review: Earthrunner Circadian X Sandals

Workout: Foot. Ball. Run.

So with World Cup fever officially dying down (till next year, go USA ladies!) there is still the echo of soccer (or futbol, as it is known pretty much everywhere else on the planet) in the air. Here in Sacramento, Continue reading Workout: Foot. Ball. Run.

Review: Adidas Supernova Boost Sequence 7

Longtime readers of this site will remember my review of the original Adidas Boost shoe. Today, thanks to Fleet Feet Davis’ “Big Shoe Off” I had the chance to run in one of Adidas’ newest boost shoes, the Sequence Boost Continue reading Review: Adidas Supernova Boost Sequence 7

Review: Nike Free 5.0

As you guys know, I’m a big fan of Born to Run. And, as anyone who’s read the book can tell you, Nike doesn’t fare well beneath the ever chopping axe of Chris McDougall. Now, I don’t subsribe to the Continue reading Review: Nike Free 5.0

Review: HOKA ONE ONE Conquest

I’ve been rocking HOKA ONE ONE’s Stinson Tarmac for a while now and it continues to impress. However, I was very interested in trying out one of HOKA’s semi-new shoes, the Conquest. Before we start, here’s a quick PSA on Continue reading Review: HOKA ONE ONE Conquest

Review: New Balance Fresh Foam 980

New Balance is another one of those companies that’s been around forever and is known for making solid, sturdy shoes. I have a pair of transitional shoes from them, and have found them to be fairly reliable kicks, with good Continue reading Review: New Balance Fresh Foam 980