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Honest reviews by runners who demand the best.

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Adidas Energy Boost

I’ve had this pair of shoes since November, have worn the heck out of them, and am just getting around to a review.  I’ll get to the point quick: They’re worthy of a thorough review, and worthy of their high price. First Impressions When I initially received these shoes from …

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Pearl Izumi Fly Convertible Jacket

Let’s start with the givens.  I live in Ashland.  Basically, it’s Northern California in terms of climate, so with the exception of …

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Bras for Busty Runners

I asked Ashland-based trail runner Bethany to review a handful of running bras for this Spring/Summer.  Having a larger chest comes with …

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Osprey Rev 1.5 Hydration Pack

 I use a hydration pack for runs longer than 2 hours, preferring the Nathan HPL #020 for its capacity and comfort.    I also …

Book Review: Flanagan’s Run

In our interview with Dr. David Horton, the good doctor mentioned a book that had a big impact on his life.  That …

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Racing Weight Cookbook Review

Racing Weight Cookbook: Lean, Light Recipes for Athletes is the third book in the Racing Weight  Series, by Matt Fitzgerald and Georgie …

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Garmin 620

Intro Let me first explain that I ran approximately 6 days a week for 2 years with the Garmin 610. On a …