Run Workout: SpeedyMiles Double

So today I went out and realized that instead of having well over an hour for a nice run, I actually had 30 minutes tops before I had to be back, showered and ready to go to an appointment. Such Continue reading Run Workout: SpeedyMiles Double

Panther Chef: Vegan Thai Curry Root Stew

So the Panther got an assignment to make dinner, and it was suggested that this meal be at least vegetarian. Awesome, no problem. Except… I happened to be craving something with a Thai swing to it. A general scan of Continue reading Panther Chef: Vegan Thai Curry Root Stew

Running Tips: Getting Started

As someone for whom running was, not too long ago, a punishment, I know how difficult it might seem to begin running. Barriers seem to pop up everywhere. No time. Being overweight or even just under-fit. No proper shoes/gear, no Continue reading Running Tips: Getting Started

Gear Review: Altra Torin

As I unpacked the shoes from their packaging, I actually said “Whoa…”. These were not the Altras of yesteryear. Let me back up a bit. Regular readers of this blog know I had an enlightening experience with my Altra Provisions. Continue reading Gear Review: Altra Torin

Gear Review: HOKA ONE ONE Stinson Tarmac

A while back I picked up the trail version of this shoe and liked it a lot. With a marathon coming up I decided to grab the road version of the same shoe, mostly due to never having run that Continue reading Gear Review: HOKA ONE ONE Stinson Tarmac

Panther Gifts: Dec 10 (socks & kicks)

Whoa, the xmas holiday is fast approaching and I’m sure some folks are scrambling, trying to find stocking stuffers for their crazy running pals. The first item in our list today is fun, weird and almost guaranteed to make your Continue reading Panther Gifts: Dec 10 (socks & kicks)

Race Report: California International Marathon 2013

Yesterday I completed my first marathon distance race, and I thought I might share some of my experiences, as well as grading how well CIM ran the event in specific categories. You’ve no doubt already read my pre-race look at Continue reading Race Report: California International Marathon 2013

Panther Chef: Powercakes

A few weeks back I was talking to an old friend of mine about nutrition. He’s what you might call out of shape, quite out of shape actually. We were talking about some of the changes I’d made to what Continue reading Panther Chef: Powercakes

CIM Expo Overview 2013

I love expos and conventions. I just do. Yeah, half of them are often filled with shucksters and what-not, but the other half is often gold. Today was day one of the CIM (California International Marathon) Expo. Ostensibly, the event Continue reading CIM Expo Overview 2013