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I put some new shoes on…

Well, it seems like the new shoes and inserts might have done the trick! I ran 3 miles on Sunday morning and I still feel good. I didn't have any pain during the run or after it, despite a 3 hour trek around local neighborhoods looking for our first house. I'm running 3 tomorrow to […]

Sweet Temptation

Yesterday I bit the bullet and bought my new Nike Air Structure Triax 10 running shoes and some other bits and pieces. The running shoes are now in yellow and black, an upgrade from the red and black accents in the last pair. Super Feet have also released gender specific orthotic inserts so I bought […]

Peronial insertional tendonitis

I've been experiencing a sharp pain on the outside of my left foot along the bone since the marathon and I just looked today to find a potential name for my problem. Ten google searches later I found a good forum post where a runner described the same symptoms. A forum visitor responded to explain […]

Nike+ iPod Nano Sensor: Low Battery

I remember reading the instruction book when I bought my Nike+ sensor that it would eventually die but I had no idea it would be so soon. I have to confess I never turn off the sensor and have run over 531 miles in the last year with it so it has certainly taken a […]

The History of WalkJogRun

I was just asked by a local magazine, Windy City Sports, to provide some information about WalkJogRun for an upcoming article. As I was writing it I thought it might be good to share the information with the visitors to the site: WalkJogRun was a personal project back in 2003 when I started running with […]

Done with the San Diego Marathon!

After months of training I finished my second marathon in 5 hours and 49 seconds on Sunday June 3rd in San Diego. Anyone who has read this blog for over a year will recall that this was nearly an hour slower than my time last year in San Francisco but lets go back to the […]