A Preliminary Review of Topo Magnifly


I love these shoes. I really really really love these shoes. You probably know that I’ve been running in Altra shoes for the past several years and while I appreciate the toebox, I generally hate the way they fit–or don’t fit–around my heels. These shoes are the whole package and currently the top shoe in my line up. Read More

Shoe Surgery

I’ve really struggled with shoes this year, primarily because of my inability to find Altra road shoes that work for me anymore. I have been running in a pair of Skora that I like very much. Unfortunately, past 12 miles I get blisters on the my arches. I still haven’t figure that out.

I bought a pair of Skechers Ultra R after reading a number of glowing reviews and they’re not bad at short distances either. Of course, I bought them for ultras. They are quite narrow in the toebox compared to my other shoes. I wore them for a 30-miler and had numerous problems, eventually cutting away part of the shoe over my right pinky toe. I still ended up with a black toenail. I’ve never had a black pinky toenail before. 🙁 Read More