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Review: New Balance Minimus Trail

Got these shoes from my local running store in exchange for the Asics DS 16. It was another moment of desperation. I had decided not to run any further in my faithful Asics Gel-Enduros and I needed a pair of shoes for the next day’s run. The NB Minimus Trail seemed my best choice that … Continue reading

Ankle getting better

Right ankle is healing. Will wait a couple more days before hitting the road or trail again. Working in some biking!

Returned the Ultimate 81s

Unfortunately, the Onitsuka Tiger Ultimate 81 didn’t work for me. The arch support felt rather painful, and the shoes were pretty stiff. The heel wasn’t too high off the ground, but the drop was significant. Couldn’t run or walk comfortably in these, so had to return them, sadly. Make no mistake, though: these shoes are … Continue reading

Spring 2011 Season

Thank God for a great season! These were my first races in four years! All were cross-country except the Country Roads 5K. The Hopewell races were all at Rosedale Park, supposedly one of the most beautifully parks in New Jersey (so they say!). I ran the first three races in my Asics Spikeless Hyper XCs. … Continue reading

Training: June 19 – June 25

Right ankle still not feeling good. Down with a bad cold Sunday through Thursday. Not been able to run more than 800m all week without pain shooting through my ankle. Very painful and frustrating. Need to lay-off for the whole week and probably part of next week, as well. Will work in some strength exercises … Continue reading