Pebble Unboxing and First Impressions

About 2 weeks ago now, I was lucky enough to get my hands on a new Pebble Smartwatch¬†(disclaimer: I was provided this watch for free as part of my gig as an ambassador for the San Francisco Marathon¬†– however, this review is entirely my own). If you’re not familiar with the Pebble, here’s the short […]

Altra Instinct Review

The short version: I absolutely LOVE these shoes! The longer version: Altra is a relatively new shoe company that makes a line of zero drop shoes. Zero drop means that there is no difference in height between the heel and the toe of the shoe. For comparison’s sake, a pair of “regular” shoes typically have […]

Review: Running on Ice with STABILicers

Shortly after I posted my review of running on ice and snow in Yaktrax, I was contacted by a company name 32North, asking if I’d be interested in trying their STABILicers Sport ice cleats. Being a runner in Alaska, I’m always on the lookout for whatever will make running in the winter as easy (and […]

Review: Running on the Snow and Ice Wearing Yak Trax

As winter has been fast approaching here in Alaska, I’ve been getting worried about how I was going to handle running on the ice and snow. I put the question out on Twitter last week how other people handle running in the winter, and I was surprised when several people recommended Yak Trax. I’ve actually […]

One Other Thought on Vibram Five Fingers…

I had one other thought on Vibram Five Fingers that I realized I forgot to include in yesterday’s post. Now, I don’t have any personal experience in this area, but it seems to me that they would be the perfect thing to wear for a triathlon. You could wear the same pair of “shoes” for […]