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SNRC Impact Study, Boston 2016

When I ran Boston last spring, I participated in a study run by the Spaulding National Running Center which examined the forces (impact) on a runner’s leg during the marathon.  113 more words


Merrell Trail Glove 3

I have decided that there simply is no perfect running shoe. I have not found one shoe that combines exceptional durability, total comfort, and a reasonable price. 493 more words


Skora Core: follow-up

Follow-up #1 – 7/20/2016:

I now have about 60 miles of running on the Cores.  My runs have ranged from a quick 4 miles to a couple of runs of 12 and 14 miles respectively.  320 more words


Minimalist Running Shoes: Comparing the Skora Form, Fit, and Core

I have been a minimalist runner for about nine years and many thousands of miles now, running in FiveFingers, huaraches, and other minimalist shoes.  During this time, my feet seem to have grown progressively wider and harder to fit into any sort of enclosed shoe design. 700 more words



My first Boston marathon has come and gone and was utterly unforgettable.  The race itself  was challenging: race day was fairly warm (perhaps 70 degrees at start time, it felt almost hot after training in 30-40 degree temperatures), there was not a cloud in the sky and little shade along the way, and the course always seemed so crowded with runners that I found it difficult to get into a rhythm.  179 more words


Skora Form - second update

After 418 miles, my Forms have reached the end of the road. I have worn holes almost completely through the outer edges of both shoes. At this point, experience tells me I will ruin a good pair of socks trying to get one last run out of my shoes. 87 more words