The Subjectivity of Running Speed

Usain Bolt Puma Ignite

by Austin Bonds The 119th running of the prestigious Boston Marathon ended recently, and needless to say the field was full of very fast runners. A good friend of mine finished in 2:59:50, though if I put his amazing time in perspective, the winner of the men’s race, Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia, broke the tape […]

It’s Gotta Be the Shoes, Or Does It?

Deion Shoes

by Austin Bonds (RunLore.weebly.com) A week ago I was helping a man find some running shoes and noticed an older gentlemen slide into my peripheral vision. Since my head is usually turned downward as I tie laces countless times throughout the day, I glanced at his sneaks and observed that he had an older pair […]

Tips on Running Safety For Women

Running Pepper Spray

by Austin Bonds I’ve come to the realization that running safety can be easily neglected in the middle of a great run. The weather feels fantastic, the feet are moving swiftly across the sidewalk, and the beat of a favorite song is pulsing through the ears. We run and we return home – it should […]