Brooks Pure Flow 3

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this is the second year I have been fortunate to take part in the Try It On promotion by Brooks where they let you have a pair of shoes to trial for a week. I am a big fan of Brooks shoes. Most of my running shoes are Brooks.  I have been running in the […]

The postman always rings twice

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Two new pairs of shoes arrived today, a pair of Brooks Cascadia and a pair of Brooks Racer T7. Opposite ends of the shoe spectrum. So obviously I had to go for two runs. Here are my first impressions: Cascadia I am still in search of the perfect trail shoe. I love my Brooks Pure […]

Running out of Steam

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As the lovely Lili von Shtupp, the “Teutonic Titwillow” sang, I’m Tired. [youtube=] I cheated today.  Fortunately the only thing I cheated on was my training plan. I was due to run 12 miles tonight and just couldn’t face it. I am too tired, both mentally and physically, so I swapped workouts around and went to […]

Brooks Pure Flow 2

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Update – for a review of the much improved Brooks Pure Flow 3 see here I got the chance to try out a pair of Brooks Pure Flow 2 as part of a Brooks promotion. A great offer – wear the shoes for a week, take them back and get a £25 voucher to be […]

Every Picture Tells a Story

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This picture shows my gear from my treadmill session at the gym tonight. Nothing too unusual in anything in the picture. But there are a few stories to be told. Lets start at the bottom: The Shoes Brooks Racer ST5.  I wore these shoes as I walked to work this morning. Probably one of the […]