Carlsbad Half Marathon

I completed my second half marathon recently, in the lovely California town of Carlsbad. I enjoyed the run immensely, despite the physical challenge – it’s  hillier than I am used to – but I made a decent time. Having done this, I’ve decided to go for the triple crown  – so the next 1/2 Marathon run […]

GoSt PaleoBarefoots: A round up of questions on chain mail running sleeves

The PaleoBarefoots® from GoSt that I mentioned in my last post have recently been generating quite a lot of comment around the web – with my little test video even reaching as far as China! Here are just a few of the links that have discussed (some more positively than others) the PaleoBarefoots. http://www.dudeiwantthat.com/style/shoes/chainmail-shoes.asp http://www.humanosphere.info/2013/01/les-chaussures-en-cotte-de-mailles-ont-la-cote/ (In French) http://fashionablygeek.com/shoes/chainmail-sneakers-are-perfect-for-knights-on-casual-fridays/ (I’ll […]

Some thoughts on Barefoot running

On one of the forums that I am a member of, someone posted this link about  how to do barefoot running all wrong. It contains some really salient advice about understanding your body, the ambient conditions and the way the two interact! I do like running barefoot on concrete – it’s always nice and warm […]