Tag Archive | SPM

Not So Great Pace and Stride Length, and 1,100 Mile Goal

bike path, Venice Beach, Santa Monica Pier, pace, stride length, cadence,

Today was a bit of disappointing day, in terms of pace and stride length. Because I had such a great run the other day, and actually it was probably the best pace and time I ever had, I was really hoping to see my average stride length go up and my pace stay brisk. Read More…


Stride length, it is.


What a fabulous, overcast day to do a long run! 16 miles along the beach, and most of all, the perfect temperature (63 degrees) in spite of the sun peeking through the clouds in the early part of the run. Read More…

Back to square one!

cadence, stride frequency, stride length,

Today was the day when I put my cadence to the test! With my Garmin Forerunner 310XT and a foot pod on, I was really anxious about measuring my most accurate cadence to date. Also, I was excited about putting on my new Asics Gel-Kayano 21 and the FootBalance insoles. Read More…

Cadence, cadence, cadence


Increasing my cadence. That’s what I’ve been focusing on this week. I actually purchased a Garmin Foot Pod and a Garmin Forerunner 310XT watch. I’d been looking to buy one but was not sure which one to buy, and in the light of discovering what increasing cadence really meant, I referred to a few sites and concluded that this particular model would serve the purpose very well at a modest budget. Read More…