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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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2012 Week 25 Recap

This week was a decent mileage week. Nothing too taxing with 29 miles running and about 11 mountain biking. Sunday was the only day I would have liked to get another run in. We were traveling so not much I could do about it. Here is my weekly review. The weekly long run was 15 … Continue reading »

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2012 Week 24 Recap

Running miles was 45. Total miles with biking was 70. I am a little bummed that I did not achieve my 50 mile running week. I won’t have another week like this last one for a good while. I’ll drop back to the 30+ mile weeks now. 5 weeks before my next ultra. I’d love … Continue reading »

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Foot Update – Lipstick is good for the sole

Today I went to see Dr. Mahoney¬†at the Des Moines University Clinic. He was recommended by a Daily Mile friend as being sympathetic to runners with feet problems. I went to my general practice doctor last week and he told me to just stop running if I wanted to get better. I think that’s like … Continue reading »

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Persistent Hunter Logo

I have been playing around tonight trying to create a Persistent Hunter logo. I needed something to interject into videos for a start and finish screen. I am pretty happy with what I came up with. The idea comes from African shield and spear images I have seen many times. The shield in this case … Continue reading »

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Foot Update

I made it to my doctor today. We talked about the injury, how it occurred, and what I am experiencing after my runs. We ended up taking 3 x-rays at different angles of the foot. The good news is that nothing is cracked or fractured. It has been too long for it to be a … Continue reading »

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