Christmas gifts for runners 2020

Black Friday is coming up and since I did a gift guide in 2017, 2018 and 2019, it is time to share the 2020 version of the gift guide. Let’s be honest. 2020 didn’t turn out the way anyone had planned. And if 2020 showed us anything, it’s that it is important to stay safe... Continue Reading →

Best running shoes of 2019

I reviewed 19 pairs of running shoes in 2019: 361 Degrees 361 Degrees Strata 3 The Strata 3 is the new mid-to-high mileage stability shoe by 361 Degrees. It has a new lacing system and is a nice plush ride. The Strata 3 is a good long, slow run training shoe for those looking for... Continue Reading →

Christmas gifts for runners 2019

I've written a gift guide in 2018 and in 2017. So, it's time for the updated version. Flipbelt I've been using a Flipbelt for years now. Most running clothes just don't have enough pockets or the pockets are too small to hold your phone, keys and other things you want to take with you while... Continue Reading →

Brooks Ghost versus Glycerin

The Ghost and the Glycerin are two of the most popular shoes in the Brooks line-up. They are both neutral road running shoes that have roughly the same stack height and the same weight. So which one should you get? The Brooks Ghost 12 has a forefoot stack of 19 mm and a heel stack... Continue Reading →

Brooks 10k Amsterdam race recap

My first race after the Alpe d'HuZes. Running hasn't been going very well this past month. I am apparently still recovering from the ultra and also got a cold during the ultra and it took me about three weeks to get rid of it. The European Athletics Championships took place in Amsterdam in July. During the championships the... Continue Reading →

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