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More Shoe Ideas

For years, my philosophy regarding running shoes was to prefer more minimal shoes as compared to thick soled clunky supposed motion control shoes. Minimal shoes force you to run with a light quick stride. Thick soled, high heeled, motion control … Continue reading

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Compression Clothing

In a previous blog on recommended equipment, I mentioned I have used compression socks and light compression shorts in the Ridge Run. The popularity and claims for compression clothing deserves some attention and definition. Lycra is the rubbery thread that … Continue reading

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Shoe Review Update New Balance MT101

In a previous post on choosing a shoe, I mentioned the New Balance MT101 as a very light minimalist trail shoe. Since that post, I’ve had a chance to do some running in the MT101’s. Initially, I was worried that … Continue reading

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Recommended Clothing and Equipment

Shoes are your most important equipment. I’ve already discussed shoes. This list covers the other elements of clothing and equipment you will need for the Ridge Run. This list is based on what I use and represents my biases. If … Continue reading

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Choosing a Shoe for the Ridge Run

Choosing the right shoe for the rough and rugged nature of the Ridge Run can mean the difference between success yea! and disaster ouch! Article on Running Shoe Choice Back in 2002, I wrote a technical article about running shoes. … Continue reading

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