Finding-My-Best-Life-2019, General

Shoe review: Saucony Peregrine ISO

Much of my trail running happens in one of two different shoe models, the Brooks Cascadia and the Saucony Peregrine. For years these have been my go-to shoes, racking up 1,147 miles in various Cascadia models, and 525 miles in Peregrines. Despite having a slight issue with one of my last pairs of Peregines (the […]

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General, Share-topia 2018

The shoes that didn’t work

When I put on my shoes to go pace my friend at the Superior 100 trail race, I noticed something a bit more “air conditioned” about them. After 275 miles of hard trail work they had developed some blow-out holes on the upper. Those 13 miles at Superior were the final journey for those old […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

A night of shoe shopping

I recently purchased a new pair of Salomon Fellraiser’s online in a sale. I had used the 2015 version for quite a while and they fit really well on rugged trails like Superior Hiking Trail and Zumbro. However, when I received the 2016 version of the shoe it just didn’t fit right. It almost felt […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Guide 9’s

Today was new shoe day for me! I tend to keep a few different brands of shoes around to keep things fresh, and one of those pairs was the Saucony Guide 7 shoe. This shoe was a great workhorse for me, with over 300 miles on it, and still performing adequately. I had considered picking […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

New Balance 1210 Leadville review

My 2015 training program kicked into high gear this morning with my first >10k run. Because we have a good half-inch of unplowed snow on the streets, I decided to give my recently purchased New Balance 1210 Leadville trail shoes their inaugural run. I also have a section of dirt trail about 0.8 of a […]

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