Skechers Performance GOtrail

I’ve spent quite a bit of time lately talking up the new Skechers GOtrail, so let’s dive into some specifics about why I love this shoe. I’ve put about 100 trail miles in the GOtrail, and I’m truly convinced that it’s one of the finest models that Skechers Performance has released so far. Continue reading Skechers Performance GOtrail

Bandera or Bust

Since competing in the Capt’n Karl’s Colorado Bend 30k, I had a hard time keeping myself training while recovering from a hard effort in the heat. It was 101 degrees at the start and the humidity started rising as the sun went down. I didn’t feel too bad immediately after the race, but continued to feel the effects weeks later. I dialed back my training a bit and was able to just maintain myself by jogging a few miles throughout the week. Then Sky Island happened. Continue reading Bandera or Bust

To the Trails

I haven’t written in here a while, so let’s catch up. Since last posting my plans for spring racing, I raced the Break-A-Leg 5k (a poor race), Twisted X 5k Beer Run (overall win), and Daisy 5k (poor race) races here in the Austin area. These races really highlighted to me that I was trying to do too much in life and I was falling apart. I spent a large amount of my free time in the spring driving for a rideshare company and this seriously messed with my hip and back alignment and made it hard to run. I was on the verge of quitting running altogether when a vote in Austin killed certain rideshare companies and proved to be a blessing in disguise.After several months of physical therapy and slowly building up training, I think I’m finally at a point where I’m ready to start racing again.

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