Whether we've run in the exact same make and model of shoe for years or spent years trying to find the perfect shoe, we've all had it happen to us... Our most beloved running shoe of all time, gets an unwanted update. In my 26 years of running I've had this happen a number of times. When I was younger I could pretty much run in any shoe, but that's not the case now. Here's a fun story, in … [Read more...] about How to Buy New Running Shoes When Your Go-to Model Gets an Unwanted Update
Gear & Shoes
These running shoe and running apparel reviews will help you choose gear that will work for you. Here I'll give you the lowdown about running shoes, running jackets, socks, sports bras and everything in-between. Click below to read about the latest running gear I've tested out.
Oh my goodness! There are only ten more days until Christmas! Just because you can pick up something lame last minute at Duane Reade doesn't mean you should! (read 21 Things That Will Happen to You While Christmas Shopping in NYC) If you're like me and in a pinch to cross everyone off your shopping list, here are some fun and affordable gifts for your favorite runner. 1. Make a charitable … [Read more...] about 10 Days ’till Christmas: 10 Last Minute Gifts for Runners
1. Brooks Infinity Anorak: The style of this jacket can't be beat! It's unique looking, but also functional. It's lightweight, breathes well and most importantly it will protect you from the elements as it's both waterproof and windproof. (full disclosure, I have not tested this out in the rain yet!) 2. The Runner's World Cookbook: This was in my gift bag last week at the Runner's … [Read more...] about October Favorites
As you can imagine in a household of two trainers we have a large collection of fitness/health related books. I go through phases with them. At times it's all I read (in addition to memoirs). Other times I can't even imagine looking at another work related book. Right now I've been devouring every work related book I've come across. One of those books was the Runner's World Big Book of Marathon … [Read more...] about Runner’s World Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training
My first GPS watch was a lemon. When it died and refused to work after sporadically using it for a year and half, I was bummed to say the least. Angry that I had spent a significant amount of money on a watch that wasn't a good value, I ran watch-less for several months. I played with the idea of training for the New York City Marathon without a watch of any kind, but quickly realized that I … [Read more...] about Recommended: Garmin 210 GPS Watch
Because I love talking gear with friends and hearing what they're current favorites are, I thought I'd share of few of my current warm-weather, pre-marathon training favorites. Garmin 210 Lululemon cool razorback Oakley Overtime Sunglasses c/0 Oakley New Balance Prism Run Short c/o New Balance Brooks Ghost 5 Aquaphor Lip Repair c/o Aquaphor Tell me what's your current favorite piece … [Read more...] about Gear Talk: Current Warm Weather Favorites