Category Archives: running gear

Day 7 Week 12 – Week In Review (18 Sep 2016)

9/18/2016 – rest day, total 46 miles for this week With twelve out of twenty weeks of the marathon training complete, the rest of the training will be more marathon specific.  In a nutshell, endurance focused.  This is by design also … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 12 – Long Run in Minimal Shoes!

9/17/2016 – 9 AM run, cloudy & cool, 18 miles easy in my minimal shoes Three weeks ago, I got blisters from racing in my minimal shoes at the Annapolis Ten miler.  The A-10 has functioned as a test run … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 9 – Heat Run

8/26/2016 – 10 AM run, sunny & hot, 6 Miles easy Ran a heat run to acclimate myself for the upcoming Annapolis ten milers this Sunday. Weather was  sunny, hot, 80+ degree, but not too humid. In this weather, cicadas was … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 5 – Early Morning Run

7/27/2016 – 6 AM run, 74 degrees, 8 miles Go to the mountain if the mountain won’t come to you. For the past couple of days, I have been getting up before dawn, waiting for the daybreak, so I can … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 3 – Trail Run In Minimal Shoes

7/13/2016 – 6 AM run, humid, 5+ mile Seoripul Park Trail, moderate degree of difficulty The Seoripul Park Trail (pictured above) was more challenging than I anticipated.  The steep climbs and the step stairs made it a difficult run for … Continue reading

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Day 7 Week 2 – Week In Review (10 Jul 2016)

A short week, from the marathon training perspective.  Took 3 days off to heal my blisters and one additional day for traveling.  Ran a total of 8 miles this week. The blisters under my feet were caused by my overzealous … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 2 – Going Minimal

7/4/2016 – 8 AM run, overcast and cool, 6 easy miles with sport sandals Part of my training is to go with minimal shoes for healthy running.  I have selected a sport sandal from Xeroshoes,  Here is a review. After walking … Continue reading

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Choosing Perfect Running Shoes

When it comes to running gears, nothing is more important than the shoes we wear.  Unless of course, you are a barefoot runner. Shoes manufactures spend lots of money on advertisement (we know) and research (we hope).  So what str … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Running Gear Tips

This morning it was 30 degrees (fahrenheit) when I started running.  By the time I finished my 10 mile run, it was 44 degrees. According to the RunnersConncet.net layering is the key in cold weather running. It allows the runners to regulate … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 6 – A Wet Long Run

It has been on and off  rainning since this morning.  Even when I ran the 13 mile long run – all easy pace (9:00 to 9:45), it is drizzling like that. Yes, the trail is wet and muddy.  A few … Continue reading

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