The Dirt

Unbiased, in depth product reviews for running products - from users just like you.

So, How Well Are Your Feet Holding Up To All This Running?

You took up running, great. So how are you doing?  Better yet, how are your feet holding up? I mentioned once before about the benefits of having the right shoes that not only fit your feet but give you the right support where you need it and why. So, I’m going to expand on that […]

Running and Empathy Can Make You Stronger Then You Think YOU Are

What it is. Empathy, has a few objective meanings but one that fits a runner’s state of mind usually means relating life’s objectives or thoughts, and experience by channeling those feelings in an objectively explicit manner. For some, that’s running, running and running some more. Life happens, if you’re breathing, expect things to not always […]


Just thought I’d start off with a little attention getter, if you know what I mean. Seriously, this has got to be one of the most popular weekends to take part in local community running events!  I mean, it’s the Halloween Weekend!  Everywhere you look, there seems to be 5K, 10K, ½ and Full marathons […]