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Original Luna Sandals – a review

In Barefoot running, Born To Run, Injury problems, Luna sandals, Minimalist shoes, Review by All This Running Around1 Comment

Okay, so I’ve had my Lunas for a while now and clocked up a good few hundred miles on them. Time to give you my (largely worthless and entirely pointless) opinion on them. I’ve broken the review down into a few different parts, but to be honest I’ve no idea what I’m doing. Maybe you’ll find it useful. But more …

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A running app I actually like and OH MY GOD YOU GUYS, THERE’S NEWS!

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Hey, hi! You’re looking fantastic today. Is that a new haircut, or are you just pleased to see me? (Your hair is erect.) That shirt really brings out your eyes, as in literally brings them out so that they hang from stalks like that bit in that film with her out of Prime Suspect. Have you lost weight? No? Actually, …

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Some actual writing about running and a possible pause

In Barefoot running, Life, Luna sandals, Running, Streak running by All This Running Around1 Comment

Now that you’ve had time to change your underwear following the relentless excitement of my holiday posts, I’ve absolutely no doubt whatsoever that you are desperate to know how I’m getting on with my running. Of course you are. Yes you bloody are, shut your face. After my break (and having run even more sporadically than usual), I really struggled. …

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ULTRArace.100

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Quick note before I start: I was going to put a bunch of photos in this post, but haven’t for two reasons. Firstly because most of mine were essentially of trees and tarmac, and secondly because there is a brilliant gallery here:¬†http://www.flickr.com/photos/ultraracephotos/sets/72157630244526740/ A few months ago, I was looking for an ultra marathon that was taking place close to where …

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Back! And looking forward to the Cotswold 100

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So finally, after what seems like an eternity, I’m back. Yesterday afternoon, with the sun shining (for once) and everything below my knees feeling more or less ok, I decided to go for it. The plan was simple: a slow 3 mile jog around the local lanes, just test the foot out and see how things went. I was pretty …

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Barefoot running streak – false start?

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On Tuesday 15th May I wrote a post about running streaks, and that I was thinking about starting one. On Wednesday 16th May, I did just that. It might seem a little bit pointless to write about a running streak that has barely even got started, but already it’s been an interesting experience, frustrating and enjoyable in pretty much equal …