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USAT Nationals are Coming in Three Weeks

Three weeks to USAT Nationals and I just wrapped up two intense weeks of training.  Last week I put in almost 13 hours and upped that to over 14.5 this year. The key workouts were mid-week bricks, with 12 mile … Continue reading

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Asics Piranha SP 3 Review

I’ve been running is the Asics Piranha 3s since November and have been comparing them with the Mizuno Wave Universe 3s, Brooks T6s, and Brooks T7s.  After a thorough evaluation, the Piranhas will be the shoes I race in this … Continue reading

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Sockless, in the Asics Piranhas

I took the Asics Piranhas out for their first sockless run.  I thought I was getting some abrasion on my instep, but that turned out to not be an issue and I ran the whole 5.5 miles sockless.  Usually, it … Continue reading

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Best run so far this year: 13 miles on 7:19 pace.

I had a great run yesterday.  I ran at about mid-morning (took the day off) and the sun was up, but it was still cold with the temps below 10°F.  I wore my Mizuno Wave Universes, which are growing on … Continue reading

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Running 7 miles with a Mizuno Wave Universe on the RIGHT foot, an Asics Piranha on the LEFT.

Yes, this is the opposite of what I did last week, when I ran with the Wave Universe on the left foot and the Piranha on the right.  In that run I found the Universe to be a bit sloppy … Continue reading

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Running 8 miles with a Mizuno Wave Universe on the left foot, an Asics Piranha on the right.

I don’t know whether it is the satisfaction of performing well, some bio-chemical trigger, or the simple exhilaration of movement, but having a good run in the morning puts me in a good mood and gets me pumped up for … Continue reading

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