Running Gear

I like gadgets and gear. I get fairly nerdy about it. These articles cover the gear I use for running and how they benefit me. They are sorted by how I perceive their importance.

Please remember: these are just my personal preferences. Feel free to try these products for yourself, but I take no responsibility for anyone else's actions. Always read the product labels and use them as directed.

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 18 Shoes

January 21, 2019

As far as I’m concerned, the most important piece of gear for running is your shoes. You’re going to beat the hell out of your feet. Make…

Road ID

January 22, 2019

Thankfully, I haven’t had any accidents while running (yet). However, I have friends who have had accidents while cycling. After one friend…

Safety: Lights and Reflectors

January 22, 2019

As a husband and father, safety is of the utmost importance to me when running, especially when I run in the dark, either early in the…

Body Glide

January 23, 2019

Protect yourself in other ways, too… Chafing is the worst . Obviously, you’re going to be moving a lot when running. Things are gonna rub…

Wright Socks

January 23, 2019

A runner-up to the unpleasantness that is chafing is blisters. One way to avoid them is to make sure that there’s plenty of room for your…

You can't run naked

February 03, 2019

Well, you can if you want to. Be sure to consult your local legal code. Personally, I prefer being clothed. However, what that clothing…

I love Garmin GPS watches

February 04, 2019

I’ve always used Garmin GPS devices. My first was this little yellow brick I could throw on my dashboard and connect via serial cable to…

Mapping your run

February 09, 2019

Do you ever get sick of doing the same run over and over again? I do. Variety is the spice of life, after all. To help with that, I’ve…