Tagged With: road

Altra The One

I have not bought any road shoes for maybe 2 years. It is hard to believe it has been that long. I finally broke down and picked up a pair of the The One from Altra. I am super excite to get a run in with these today. Light and zero drop! I’ll post a … Continue reading »

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2012 North Face Endurance Challenge 50 Mile Ultra

Last weekend was the big kahuna for me. My first 50 mile ultra. If you asked me at in the spring about completing a 50 mile ultra I would have said, “I;m not ready for that distance”. To be honest 50 miles was not even on my radar. My goals this year was to just … Continue reading »

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27 Confidence Building Miles

I had a late start today but mission accomplished in the end. I had Terra drive me down to Martinsdale, IA and drop me off. Martinsdale is 19 miles from our house but I planned to get in a 25-30 miles before I was done. Everything worked out great. I took 1 gel every 2 … Continue reading »

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Altra Instinct 1.5 and Superior

I ordered new shoes today. I hope to have them in two weeks. These are photos of the new Altra Instinct 1.5 and the new Altra Superior trail shoes. The Superior do not replace the Lone Peaks. They are just an alternative lighter trail shoe. I ordered the orange Instinct 1.5 and the Superior. Can’t … Continue reading »

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Dam to Dam 20k

Today I ran the Dam to Dam 20k. This is one of, if not the biggest, road race in Iowa. It was my first time running this race and my first 20k race. I was not thrilled about a road race. I am becoming a trail running snob I guess. LOL. There was over 11,000 … Continue reading »

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