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

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

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

Gear Review: SKORA Core

In my experience, there’s three kinds of so called “minimalist” shoes out there: 1) The “me too” shoes which took existing traditional shoe designs & put a thinner, usually zero/low drop sole on them 2) The sandal crew (shout out Continue reading Gear Review: SKORA Core

StrideFu: A running primer for new, injured and overweight runners

I often get asked about how to get started running from people for whom the activity seems out of reach for a number of reasons. Sometimes they feel they are too heavy, most often they complain of hurt knees from Continue reading StrideFu: A running primer for new, injured and overweight runners