Category Archives: Running

Why do you run?

The more I run during lunch breaks etc, the more my work colleagues ask me that question – “Why do you run?” Everyone has their own reasons for running. Some people want to get in shape. Or to get fit. … Continue reading

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1000 mile shoes!

In early 2012 I was running in a pair of Vibram Five Fingers. I had no other running shoes, and had previously had no spare money to get anything else. The VFFs were great, but after a steep downhill which … Continue reading

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New Balance MT310

My new shoes arrived! The New Balance MT310. I ordered them online for only $49.95 (+$7 postage). They look great out of the box. Very light, and no apparent quality/construction issues. Well, except that the sole is marked with the … Continue reading

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Walking access

A great resource I have recently discovered here in New Zealand is the walking access map from the Walking Access commission. This gives all the public access areas in New Zealand, including what are termed unformed legal roads (ULR). These … Continue reading

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New trail shoes

For the past year I have been running in a pair of Nike Free Run+ (ver.2) They have been great on a mix of asphalt and gravel. I have clocked up over 1200 km with no real issues. The shoes … Continue reading

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