Tag Archive | Salomon SpeedCross 3

Recovery Run #2 – 4.66 miles

It was another day for a recovery run.

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And to my surprise, the pain in the bottom of my left foot came back. And I didn’t want to make it worse, so I stopped at 4.66 miles. Read More…

Recovery run – 6.37 miles

It was time to see if my sprained ankle was healed enough to take on challenge.

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I stepped out with a new pair of shoes on – Salomon SpeedCross 3. They are trail running shoes, actually quite popular among trail runners (and well reviewed). I decided on the aspect that they are light and that I can wear them for hiking (and I am considering for backpacking as well at the moment), like a couple of hiking friends do as well as other hikers I ran into on the trail. And not too long ago what this particular hiker with whom I conversed about them said cemented my decision. She felt so comfortable in them that she actually ran a marathon in them. I was sold. Read More…

Labor Day Weekend Run – 17 miles

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The 3-day Labor Day weekend is here, which means one can use that extra day to catch upon anything he/she has been waiting to. And I know that some of my friends have gone out of town traveling and exploring in the wilderness. For me it is time to enjoy a long run, a long hike and a day of relaxing (although part of me keeps telling me that I should go do strength training) as well as prepping for an upcoming backpacking trip in 2 weeks. Read More…