Category: Random

watch your step

Running without shoes has inherent risks. Depending on where you live, your running route may have all sorts of little annoyances like broken glass, sticks, stones, icy roads or even nasty bugs. I often get asked how to avoid stepping on ‘stuff’. There’s the obvious things you can do such…

With 1,200+ kms (745+ miles) in the first 8 months of 2002, it was shaping to be a good running year. I just completed a 1/2 marathon in 1:35 on a cold fall Alberta morning. I was on pace to run my first marathon early next spring. And then… out…

say what you mean

Many of you might have seen the MBT shoes. If you’ve taken a flight in the past 2 years or so and flipped through those entertaining in-flight shopping mags, then you’ve seen these silly shoes. Recently, the marketing company behind this brand of shoes launched their “anti-shoe” campaign. This ad…

what is “skora”

Pronounced “score-ah” or “skoorah”… In Polish it means “skin or leather”. This I knew as I speak the language. But it turns out in Swedish the noun ‘skor’ means “shoe”. Maybe it was just a coincidence. Skora will serve as the name for the product intended to result of this…