How Do You Deal With the Dark Days of Winter?

Has anyone else noticed how dark it is in the mornings and evenings this week? It’s like our daylight hours were suddenly cut in half.

Perhaps you’re one of the lucky few who are able to run during the day. If so, we are very jealous! 🙂 For the rest of you, we’d like to know, how do you deal with the dark days of winter?


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How Hot Is Too Hot?

After a summer of unusually cool temps and low humidity, we’re now facing typical August weather: hot and muggy.

Yesterday afternoon, we ran along the MKE Lakefront and were surprised by the number of runners who decided to sweat it out in the 90+ degree heat and humidity. If there were this many runners willing to brave those conditions, it got us wondering – is it ever too hot to run outside?

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Can You Ever Have Too Many Running Shoes?

You know you’re a runner . . . when you’re way more excited about the new fall running shoes than the new fall fashions.

We recently salivated over took a look at the Runner’s World Fall 2013 Shoe Guide and as always it got us excited about adding to our ever-expanding wardrobe of running shoes. Between trainers, lightweight trainers, flats, trail shoes, spikes, etc., is it ever possible to have too many pairs of shoes? Our answer is a simple, “Never!”

So today’s poll is focused on running shoes – specifically, how many are in your current rotation? Whether it’s one, three, or – gulp – a dozen pairs, share what’s in your closet!

And don’t forget – you can shop a great variety of running shoes at Performance Running Outfitters – our favorite local spot for the best gear!

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What is Your Favorite Race Distance?

According to a recent report from Running USA, 5ks remain the most popular running event in terms of number of events and participants.

While there certainly are plenty of 5k races to choose from in this area, this study got us wondering what distance MKE runners prefer to race. Tell us what you think in the poll below!

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