Monthly Archives: January 2013

Spira Stinger 2 Racing Shoes

After trying out the Spira Scorpius Stability Shoes on a few training runs I was looking forward to checking out the Spira Stinger 2 Racing Shoes on a few faster training sessions. I have done so and here is a … Continue reading

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Spira Scorpius Running Shoes

The UPS driver showed up at my front door several days ago with a package I had been waiting for – in it were two pair of Spira running shoes.    The Scorpius Stability shoes are for training while the Stinger … Continue reading

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Burning Calories – Walking vs. Running

Sometimes when people I encounter find out that I run, they steer the conversation in a comparative direction if they exercise mainly by walking.    At some point they always get around to noting that they burn off the same calories … Continue reading

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Little Dogs on the Run

Runners often encounter unleashed dogs while running and it is usually the big dogs who cause consternation.   Some are vicious and would like nothing better than to take a bite out of any passersby,  so mace, red pepper spray or … Continue reading

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40 Year Running Anniversary

Every year on January 2nd I celebrate my running anniversary.    This year is a big one as it has been forty years since I officially started running on January 2, 1973.    As I watch New Year’s football games today I look … Continue reading

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