My longest run of the current marathon cycle—and the wettest! This was the ‘big event’ of the clinic, and we were joined by runners from the Broadway Running Room as well as the VanRun club. Some of us slower runners started an hour early at 7:45 am, so we could … Continue reading
My weekly curation of miscellaneous article on running:
How to Build Mental Muscle, Runner’s World
New research reveals that if you really want that PR, you have to train your brain—hard.
How to Eat a Gel on The Run, Coach Caleb
The vast majority of runners are taking gels as their fuel source during long runs and races. Here is how to make that work, so you don’t choke on the gel or drop the packet.
Anybody who has run a race with a GPS has probably noticed that their device says that they ran longer than the ‘official’ length. This has led many people complain to the race director that their course was poorly measured. In fact it is one of the most often complaints … Continue reading
One cool thing about being a pacer at Saturday’s Vancouver Eastside 10K was that, I received a free pair of shoes from Skechers—one of the event sponsors. Here’s a quick review. My First Impression of the Skechers GOrun 2 The Skechers GOrun 2 Supreme are an interesting hybrid of minimalist shoes with cushioning … Continue reading
I think I’ve created a marathon monster. I haven’t even completed my first full marathon yet, and I just signed up for a second! Registration opened this afternoon for the BMO Vancouver Marathon—taking place on May 4, 2014—and I was one of the first hundred or so people to sign … Continue reading