Category Archives: Gear

Eagle Creek Pack-It Sport Product Review

Disclaimer: I received the Eagle Creek Pack-It Sport Active Set as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRavePro (ambassador), and check out to review, find, and write race reviews! Gear for Gear Thanks to my association with BibRave as a BibRavePro Ambassador I have had a busy month of product testing!… Read More »

Wrist ID Elite from Road ID Product Review

Road ID – Wrist ID Elite Disclaimer: I received a Wrist ID Elite from Road ID to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out to review and write race reviews! Safety.  As runners, cyclists, hikers, or walkers we have dedicated items in… Read More »

50 in 50 Marathon Quest Runner Survey #1

I don’t mind admitting, I’m a bit of a data/stats dork when it comes to just about anything really.  I have always been fascinated with statistics, trends, opinions, and metrics.  This follows me into the world of running, cycling, and training.  I mentioned in passing a week or two ago that I was putting together… Read More »

Maui Oceanfront Training Week 5

Week 5 of Maui Oceanfront Training seemed like anything but marathon training!  The focus was on enjoying the Thanksgiving period and the shorter distance 5K and 10K races in Redmond and Mukilteo.  Originally, I had planned to maintain some kind of typical marathon volume that included those races, and while I didn’t miss every run or workout, let’s just… Read More »

A Farewell to Running Shoes by PK

A very quick post inspired by an awesome article published by my wife, Paula on her site this week, bidding a fond farewell to her favorite shoes that have netted her several race blings in 3 states and 2 countries.  If you haven’t checked it out yet, it’s well worth a visit:  A Proper Send-Off courtesy… Read More »

Training Summary Maui Week 1

Back in training and week 1 for the Maui Oceanfront Marathon is in the books…and time for a quick training summary.  It was really what I label a “break back in” period, after taking a couple of weeks to recover from Chicago.  This is probably the shortest post-marathon period that I’ve had before resuming training… Read More »