Saturday, July 31, 2010

Extreme Shoe Modifications

I have a blister that is healing slowly, so I needed to do something to improve matters. After my first run of the day, I came home and spent an hour or so cutting up running shoes. I sacrificed three pairs of shoes to find the right approach and I documented it on the Wiki as

The new Injinji Liner Socks

The originals were great, and the updated version are even better.

Friday, July 23, 2010


While it is a common belief that runners should stretch, the evidence refutes this. With the notable exception of the hamstrings, stretching does not reduce injury risk. Furthermore, flexibility in certain areas is linked to reduced running economy.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

The last 10K

This is my personal perspective on the last 10K of the marathon race -