Runners do it at Midnight (a 5k that is…)

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Wednesday night.  11:30 pm.  Gainesville, FL.  I am standing with 1200 people, mostly students, outside the stadium on the UF campus.  It is an hour past my bedtime, I’m tired, and I’m getting cranky.  I’m about to run a 5k with the clock starting at midnight. I toe up to the start, near the front to avoid the packs of … Read More

Finding the Fun in Cross-training! Part 3: Spinning

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In a spin class you get an instructor to help push you along

Group Cycling classes are awesome for beginners. I know you’re thinking that’s crazy.  When you picture a group cycle, or spin class, you probably conjure up images of hardcore athletes drenched in sweat, feet flying on the petals, pushing themselves to utter exhaustion.  Yes, these classes can give you one of the most challenging workouts that you’ve ever had. However … Read More

Walk This Way

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To heel strike or not to heel strike? That is the question. At least, it is if we’re talking about walking in minimalist shoes. When it comes to the minimalist footwear/barefoot movement, people are constantly emphasizing the importance of running with proper form, but no one ever talks about what happens when you walk. In barefoot/minimalist running, it’s all about … Read More

Finding the Fun in Cross-Training! Part 2: Cycling

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The "Rolling Rocks" bike club at the UW Geology Dept.

Ever wonder why so many runners compete in triathlons?  For most, they went out and bought a road bike, thinking, “Oh, this will make me a much healthier runner”, went on a few rides with friends, and discovered just how much fun it is to ride.  For the second part of this three part series on cross-training for runners, I … Read More

Altra Samson & Delilah Review

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Brand: Altra Name: Samson & Delilah Color Options: Samson – Only available in Gray/Orange, Delilah – Available in Gray/Purple or Gray/Pink Weight: 6.5oz each (13oz. pair) *varies per size Drop: 0 mm heel to toe Other: 3.4 mm Razor-Siped Performance Rubber BareSole Price: $99.99 *Available at AltraZeroDrop.com In the box: Samson – Shoes with insoles, Delilah – Shoes with insoles & colored laces Steve Ankney Steve is … Read More

Nike Free Commercial – I Would Run To You

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Thanks to my mother, it was brought to my attention that a new commercial for minimalist (or “minimalish” depending on your opinion of the Nike Free) shoes has been released.  It is actually surprising to me that Nike has been so quiet in regard to its advertising of the Frees, considering I have seen them nearly everywhere.  Frankly, I am not a … Read More

Vibram Opening First US Store in Boston

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The Vibrams are coming! The Vibrams are coming! To Boston, that is. This Saturday, April 14, Vibram is cutting the ribbon on its first retail store located in the United States. This store is the third exclusive store to be opened by Vibram (the other two are located in Italy and Spain). It will be dedicated to the Vibram FiveFingers, … Read More

Finding the Fun in Cross-Training! Part 1: Rock Climbing

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The author on the route named "To Defy the Laws of Tradition", rated 5.10a

Note to Readers: Over the next few weeks, we will be adding some new writers to the Technically Running team. Along with the new faces, you can expect to see new topics cropping up, as well as fresh perspectives on subjects Steven and I have addressed before. This will allow us to continue to supply you with great new content … Read More