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Brooks Launch – Shoe Review

If you have been following along for a while, you know how much I love the Brooks Launch.  I have been wearing the Launches for a couple of years now, and while there are other shoes I like, these are my go-to for everything: easy runs, tempo workouts, track days, etc. I love how versatile they are, how well they fit my foot, and they are the perfect amount of shoe for me--not too much and too bulky, but not…

Training Update – 4 Weeks Post Marathon

I've very slowly been getting back into running since the Twin Cities Marathon, but I am a-okay with that. I took nearly three weeks off due to my hip not feeling 100%, but I am now finally starting to feel like my old running self. I haven't done any speed work and will probably wait another week to do anything of that nature. Right now I'm just enjoying the relaxed approach to running (I was getting pretty burnt out at…

Should I Wear Racing Flats?

I've blogged about some of my favorite racing flats before here, but I've never talked about why I like to wear them for races. As with anything, they may or may not be right for you, so here's a little insight on whether racing flats might be something you want to consider for your next race. Racing flats are shoes I primarily wear for speed workouts and races. I always wear them for races and occasionally for speed or track…