Category Archives: Shoe Reviews

Can You Run Faster with the Nike Zoom Fly and Nike Vaporfly 4% Shoes?

This following post is a response to a recent question in the comment section of  the post on training for a 3 hour marathon. Here is the original comment: “There is a lot of hype about people running faster marathons … Continue reading

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My All-Time Favorite Trail Running Shoe: the Original Hoka Clifton (Circa 2014)

My personal favorite trail running shoe of all-time is the Original Hoka One One Clifton (Circa 2014). Over my lifetime, I’ve used a lot of different types, brands and styles of shoes. Some were excellent trail running shoes and were … Continue reading

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Skechers GOTrail Review (2016 Version)

Most recently, I have been running in the Skechers GOTrail. It is the version that came out in early 2016. Pure speculation, but it appears Skechers will not be offering it in 2017. (Note: There is a rumor of a … Continue reading

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Hoka Clifton after Race Review

After 19 Ridge Runs, the Hoka Clifton worked better for the Ridge Run than any other shoe I have used. That is right, on race day, I chose the Clifton over the Nike Wildhorse. Granted, the course surface conditions in … Continue reading

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Top Shoe Picks for this Year’s 2015 Ridge Run

This summer, I have been doing my Ridge Run training in Hoka Cliftons and also in the Nike Wildhorse. Not sure yet which shoe will get picked for the actual race. Either one would make a good choice. The Cliftons … Continue reading

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Hoka Clifton Running Shoe Review

Hoka One One got a lot of things right with the Clifton. In my experience, it is Hoka’s best shoe yet. For several years, I’ve been using Hokas for some (certainly not all) of my trail running. The Cliftons are … Continue reading

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Skechers GOrun 1 2 3 Comparison Review

Anyone who has read this blog knows that I have been a fan of the Skechers GOrun from their initial availability. In the few years since their introduction, the GOrun has gone through a couple revisions. So it is time … Continue reading

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