Monthly Archives: May 2013

2013 Dual Meet at Newtown

It was my son’s first outdoor dual track meet of the season, and an opportunity to measure progress from weeks of training and to have some fun with New Canaan Running Club teammates. Middle school teams from Newtown, Danbury, Wilton, Tomlinson (Fairfield), and New Canaan were scheduled to compete at Newtown High School on a […]

On the Road Again

Four weeks have passed since I stopped training for my half-marathon goal because of a stress reaction. I wore an Aircast boot to stabilize my foot and aid in the recovery and healing process. On Tuesday I ventured back on the trails for an easy 5 mile run with one of my sons at 8 […]

Gear Review – LaceLocker

The beauty of LaceLocker (patent pending) from Stash Sports is its simple, guaranteed performance. A simple “locker” to stow shoelaces that is guaranteed to work. No double knotting, no risk of laces unexpectedly opening, quick to change shoes, and made for small and big hands alike. Unobtrusive and weightless. And awesome looking. Continue reading my […]

Ball and Chain – Half-Marathon Training

This is week 3 since I traded my New Balance 890 running shoes for an Aircast boot on my right foot to heal a stress reaction. After investing 435 miles over 10 weeks to train for the Fairfield half-marathon, and with the Northeast weather finally warming up and Spring in full bloom, the mental and […]