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Maximum and Minimum

This is the conclusion of my original post on this topic, “Maximal vs. Minimum: Not Opposites”. Here I will now discuss the actual structures of the shoes involved. 446 more words

Running And Racing

Maximal vs. Minimal: Not Opposites

In running lingo, the maximalist and minimalist movements are not opposing forces. Maximalism followed minimalism; you might think that maximalism is a reaction to minimalism, similar to how Stalin’s brand of state-sponsored realist art was a reaction to early 20th-century absurdist art. 299 more words


Almost Injury

I have been running for many years now.
I have never had a major injury.
But this week, I almost did.

But first, let’s examine the issue of running injuries. 423 more words


Skora Form running shoes

I’ve been running in Merrell’s Bare Access 4 shoes for several years and many thousands of miles.  They have served me well with one major exception: lifespan.  455 more words


A nice run

I took a quick 6-mile run today. This is a screen shot from Garmin Connect, an app I’ve come to enjoy using.  I run with a Garmin FR220 which I think is an excellent watch.  41 more words



I no longer have to tie the laces on my running shoes because I use Speedlaces instead of conventional shoe laces.   I’ve been using Speedlaces for several months.  185 more words


Richmond marathon

Richmond was a blast.  Cool and a bit windy, it was a perfect day for a marathon.  My run seemed to validate my training plan – mix of 3 pool runs and three road runs produced a 3:35:28 marathon.  163 more words