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Review: Mizuno Wave Rider 18

the buildup So for those who don’t know, I’m a huge Mizuno fan.  I never really thought about their shoes before becoming a runner, doing the typical American thing of paying attention to Nike, Adidas, Reebok and maybe New Balance.  Mizuno isn’t a big advertiser in the US, and I wasn’t into …

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Lessons from my 4th Race (1st Half Marathon)

Yesterday, I completed my first half marathon, the Ashland Half Marathon (there’s also a 5K so it’s official the Ashland Half Marathon & 5K). I say first because, by definition, it was, but also because I plan to do at least another (I’m already signed up for the Runner’s World …

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Hey, Adidas, stop it, ok?

Adidas Springblade Adidas has come out with the second shoe that aims to absorb and rebound energy like nothing before with the new Springblade.  The first is their Energy Boost shoe. Both are super innovative, and I’m sure are the result of an incredible amount of R&D (both time and …

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FFS in a MFS Shoe Market

I run on my toes. Not my tippy toes, but my forefeet. I’ve tried to get back onto my mid-foot, which I can, but it isn’t as natural or comfortable for me. I’ve tried heel striking, but it hurts my whole body – especially when I’m in really minimal shoes. …

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3 Peaks Challenge: Day 2 – Mt. Washington, NH

This is part two in my recounting of my recent participation in a charity mountain climbing event called the Three Peaks Challenge where a group of us climbed the three tallest peaks in the Northeast US in three consecutive days.  Not only was this a physical challenge due to the …

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Review: Merrell Run Barefoot Bare Access 2

The buildupAfter finding the ultimate replacement for my Vibram SeeYa’s in the Merrell Vapor Glove from their M-Connect line, I had some issues that meant I needed some more padding underfoot, as discussed in my recent review of the Vapor Glove (read it here: Review: Merrell Barefoot Run Vapor < Barefoot …

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Review: Rüez Performance Briefs for Dudes

The build up Hmmm…how to get into this post without embarrassing myself too much or running out of ways to say words drunk people dare each other to shout louder and louder at parties or public places that rhymes with cleanest and meanest (for the Naughty by Nature fans from …

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