I've been waiting to run the Boston Marathon for several years now. In 2018, I didn't get in. In 2019 I did get in, but for the 2020 race and we all know that one never happened. In 2021 foreigners could not enter the U.S.A. Which brings us to 2022 and my chance to earn my 5th Marathon Major star.
The Ultraboost 22 has both men's and women's specific version rather than just a shrunken down version for the women. But it still has the well known Boost midsole.
I decided to go to Paris for the half marathon. I’ve already done the full marathon in Paris in 2018. The route of the half is pretty similar but in the opposite direction. Plus, Paris has two parkruns, so that would allow me to do one of them on the Saturday before the race.
Lots of things are currently changing at Shokz (formerly AfterShokz). They’ve changed their name and the product names of some of their products and now they’ve launched a new product, the OpenRun Pro. Shokz (formerly AfterShokz) makes bone conduction headphones. The vibrations go via your bones to your inner ear rather than via your eardrum... Continue Reading →
The Brooks Ghost is the popular daily trainer in the Brooks line-up. I’ve reviewed the Ghost 12 before and although I enjoyed the ride, the heel to toe transition wasn’t that smooth. But Brooks has made some changes in the 13th and 14th edition of this shoe. I’ve tried both, but both in the Gore-Tex... Continue Reading →
I’ve been using Shokz (formerly AfterShokz) headphones for 4 years now. I started using the Air in 2018, but for the past 2.5 years I’ve been using the Aeropex model and sometimes the OpenMove. They’ve now given the Aeropex a small upgrade and renamed it to OpenRun. Shokz (formerly AfterShokz) makes bone conduction headphones. The... Continue Reading →
Since Black Friday is coming up, I thought now would be a good time to put out a gift guide. I did one in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, so here's the 2021 edition. I'm sure there will be some great Black Friday deals out there and I'll definitely do some online shopping myself (can't... Continue Reading →
The first Wave Rider I tried was the 23, which pleasantly surprised me. I also tried the GTX version of that shoe and after that I also tried the 24. In the last few years Mizuno has made some changes to their shoes. They had already changed the 24 compared to the 23 and they’ve... Continue Reading →
My last race was in February 2020. I had two marathons planned in 2020, Boston and New York. Neither of those happened obviously. Both were moved to 2021, but Boston reduced their field size, so no Boston for me in 2021. Instead I got the chance to run London, which I obviously took, since it’s... Continue Reading →
Due to the pandemic my last race was a 5k in February of 2020. Since then basically all races have been cancelled. Now that the everything is slowly starting back up again I've been planning races again, but obviously there are no guarantees of them going ahead. When Iceland was one of the first countries... Continue Reading →