Monthly Archives: April 2013

Altra Lone Peak 1.5 Initial Review

I received the Altra Lone Peak 1.5 trail shoes last week. I own two pairs of the 1.0 version and I was really excited to get my feet the new version. Altra shoes changed the way I run and think about running in general. I ran my first 50k in 2012 in the Lone Peaks … Continue reading »

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Early Spring Trail Porn

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Vague Direction Documentary

In addition to running I bicycle whenever I get the change. Owning a touring bicycle myself I dream of that big trip. Vague Direction is such a trip that gets me excited. Join Dave Gill, project director, as he attempts to cycle across USA and back through Canada. Meet with the colourful characters from all … Continue reading »

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Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale Review

I recently picked up the Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi scale. I started looking at a Wi-Fi scale about a year ago. At the time I thought that $100+ was a lot to pay for a scale. Previously I had a cheap $25 scale that did the job. It show me how much I weighed. What else do you … Continue reading »

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2013 Free State Trail Race Report

What I really like about this race season is that I finally have a few races that I have done in the past. Last year was my first year running ultras so everything was brand new. This year I finally have something to gauge my efforts against. The Free State race is run by Bad … Continue reading »

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New Running Movie: In The High Country

I just picked up a copy of Unbreakable a couple of weeks ago. I watched it twice within the first couple of days. It is a great to see moving on running and even better when it is about trail running. I highly recommend anyone interested in running and ultras to buy a copy and … Continue reading »

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Winter Failures and Spring Sputtering

Well, things have not been going very well in the training department for me since last winter. No major injuries or anything like that. I just seem to have taken my eye off the prize I guess. Things are picking up now and I am feeling great. Not a lot of miles under me as … Continue reading »

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