Category Archives: Review

Skora running shoe review (Base and Form)

Technically speaking this is only really a review of the Skora Running Base shoe – I do own the Form, and love that shoe, but I only wore them for one run before I decided that as my Vivobarefoot Evo … Continue reading

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Sport Kilt Review (and more notes on running skirts for men)

Let me start by saying that I did not get a Sport Kilt (from http://sportkilt.com/) for running and I have not tried running in it. It doesn’t strike me as something I would necessarily want to run in as it is … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls run (and Merrell Trail Glove 2 review update)

Vacation is over – 15 days of travel, 2238 miles covered in the car, and a total of about 38 miles run over those days in 5 runs. Now to start thinking about marathon training for Philadelphia. Before I get … Continue reading

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Running skirts – a review for men

On Friday I posted about running in a skirt for the first time. This was partly to prepare some of my running club friends for me turning up wearing it at the club run the next morning. The reactions have … Continue reading

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Hot trails (and Zoot Icefil review)

Saturday was National Trails Day, and every year on that day RVRR puts on a non-competitive run called the “Train”ing Run along the D&R Canal. The way it works is you pick a “train” (7:30, 8:30, 9:30, 10:30 pace trains), pick … Continue reading

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Merrell Trail Glove 2 Review (and the Rutgers Unite Half Marathon)

This post has been sitting in my drafts for a while, but I’m quite glad it has because I’m able to say a bit more since running in these shoes in the Rutgers Unite Half Marathon. The original Merrell Trail … Continue reading

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The race my Newton’s were made for.

If you’ve read my blog before you may have seen my thoughts on the Newton Running Distance, and in my follow up post I had suggested that these may be good shoes for running hills. Well, those shoes have become my … Continue reading

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Newton Running Distance

Apparently I like buying running shoes. I have a habit of buying shoes I either would like to try, or already own, if they happen to be on sale so I’ve amassed a reasonable collection (I plan to get them … Continue reading

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