This Week in Runblogging: July 14 to July 20 2014

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As this roundup is posted, I’ll be heading up to Vermont for two weeks of coaching at the Craftsbury Running Camps. I may try and do a few posts that provide a bit of an overview of what goes on up there (if you’ve never been, I highly recommend it!). It’s basically runner heaven: good […]

This Week in Runblogging: July 7 to July 13 2014–Lots of Garmin!

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I’ve been playing with a lot of fitness electronic devices over the past few months, and used the blog last week to knock out a few reviews of products in this niche that I have really enjoyed using. The Garmin Vivofit is a great choice if you’re in the market for an activity tracker, with […]

This Week in Runblogging: June 30 to July 6 2014

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This is going to be a short roundup due to the fact that last week included the 4th of July holiday here in the US. It’s traditionally a vacation week for many families, mine included, and is typically one of the slowest traffic weeks of the year for my blog (and I’m sure many others […]

This Week in Runblogging: June 23 to June 29 2014

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This week I reviewed the Asics Gel Lyte33 v3, which is a pretty nice shoe if you like a soft feel and a roomy toebox, though my pair has kind of a lumpy forefoot (seems somewhat variably present based on those who have commented). I also wrote a couple of posts about workouts on the […]

This Week in Runblogging: June 16 to June 22 2014

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Lots of shoe info this week. On Monday I posted four preview posts featuring summer 2014 releases from Altra, Newton, New Balance, and Hoka. Some interesting stuff on the way! On Tuesday I reviewed what may be one of the best buys out there right now – the Asics Hyperspeed 6. And Caleb Masland shares […]

This Week in Runblogging: June 9-June 15 2014

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I want to take a moment here to thank everyone who commented on or shared the post I wrote about my daughter’s race last week. I spend a lot of time writing about shoes, gear, etc., but every once in awhile I feel compelled to write a post that is both personal and from the […]

This Week in Runblogging: June 2–June 8 2014

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The big running news for me this week was that my beginner 5K group ran their end-of-program race yesterday. It’s incredibly rewarding as a coach to see how far they have progressed over the past 9 weeks, and even more rewarding to have been able to watch them cross the finish line of what I […]

Two Weeks in Runblogging: May 19-June 1 2014

The Memorial Day holiday here in the US typically marks the unofficial start of summer for me. During my years as a college professor it came right after the end of the Spring semester, and it marked the start of 3 months without any classes to teach and thus more time to spend with my […]

This Week in Runblogging: 5/12-5/18 2014

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This week was full of learning experiences for me. A hot 14 mile run on Monday reminded me that I need to start taking hydration seriously again now that the weather is warming up. A 5K on Thursday night reminded me that course and conditions on race day can conspire to smash hopes of a […]

This Week in Runblogging 5/5 to 5/11 2014

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The big news this week for me was the return of the Saucony Kinvara. Version 4 was a big let down due to a poor fitting toebox, but version 5 has fixed that and then some. I ran 11 miles in them last weekend and wrote up a first impression review on Monday. I’ve since […]