Tag Archives: shoes

Hoka One One Shoe Update

I’ve read numerous reviews and talked to a few more people that have run in the Hoka One One shoes. Most people’s impressions are positive. They describe the Hoka One Ones as offering terrific traction and superior cushion for going … Continue reading

Posted in Equipment | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Equipment | Tagged , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Equipment, Shoe Reviews | Tagged , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Equipment, Race Guidance | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Rough Terrain Downhill Running Challenges

Rocky and rough describes the footing on the Ridge Run. This type of terrain is conducive for twisting ankles, catching a toe resulting in a trip and slipping on loose rocks. Preventing Sprained Ankles with Running Technique Adjustments The risk … Continue reading

Posted in Race Guidance | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment