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

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

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

Learning to fly: getting started as a runner

I often get asked a lot of questions from people who are interested in running, or interested in returning to running after a long absence. My successful journey as someone who was quite out of shape, with terrible knees, has Continue reading Learning to fly: getting started as a runner

Gear Review: HOKA ONE ONE Stinson Evo Trail

No, I haven’t been hacked. What is a dedicated minimalist guy doing reviewing a super padded trail running shoe? Turns out that sometimes minimalism is in the form, not the structure. But first, some history. When I first saw a Continue reading Gear Review: HOKA ONE ONE Stinson Evo Trail