micke-midlife on February 8th, 2009

With the ISPO (= internationale Sportartikelmesse M√ľnchen, international sport goods exhibition in Munich) coming to a close earlier this week a brief round up is at the order. Brief indeed, because it was the ISPO winter, not much running gear there. The biggest headlines generators apart from the shoe and the no-photo-taking-policy company we featured [...]

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micke-midlife on February 7th, 2009

Had it been better to continue forcing myself through the 10k race and come out with a time of 36:30 - 37 mins? I decided not to and dropped out.
The fourth of five 10k races of the Aktia Cup winter series was the first one with real winter road conditions. Snow in the start and [...]

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micke-midlife on February 4th, 2009

More ISPO news, thanks to J.K., our flying outpost live on the ISPO Winter exhibition in Munich. Is Cardiosport the company to watch? They seem to have a big secret that they have apparently on display on the ISPO. J.K. our man almost flew off their stand when taking pictures of their heart rate monitor [...]

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micke-midlife on February 3rd, 2009

This sucks. A next 10k test race ahead in Hakunila, Vantaa (north of Helsinki) on Saturday and there’s a good chance that it won’t be fun.
The series of 10k races during the late fall and winter of this project was supposed to build up the competitive spirit for the marathon. And by finishing [...]

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micke-midlife on February 2nd, 2009

Latest news reach us from the ISPO winter in Munich. What the heck is this? Did someone glue some liquorice pieces to the bottom of a running shoe? According to the Swiss inventer Mr. Braunschweiler it’s a new running sensation. Whereas normal running shoes have both a restricted capacity to absorb the shock energy when [...]

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micke-midlife on February 1st, 2009

What do you think of this logo? Yes sure, we could have come up with this 162 days earlier. Apart form that, we’d appreciate any comments and especially suggestions for improvement.
The idea in the first place is to have a limited edition running shirt printed, long sleeved, dark blue uni colored, made of those synthetic [...]

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