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by Bob "Wish" Wischnia on December 6, 2011
Do you have a shoe-related question? Or a running shoe question, specific to Mizuno for the Mizuno Shoe Guy? If you have a question you’d like him to answer, send it to Shoeguy@Mizunousa.com. If we pick your question for the Mizuno Shoe Guy to answer, we’ll send you a beautiful Mizuno DryScience T-shirt.Lightweight support shoe?Q: I’m currently in the final stretch of my training for my first marathon. I ran a 20-mile race last weekend and don’t think ...
by Bob "Wish" Wischnia on November 8, 2011
Several years ago, a former Boston Marathon champion told me, “Whenever I see a golf course now, I think how great it would be to play a round, rather than what a beautiful place to run. When I started thinking like that, I knew I was finished as a runner.”I’m not there yet. Part of my daily pre-dawn run takes me through 10 holes of a local country club. It’s my own private training sanctuary—smooth, soft surface, rolling terrain, no traffic—and the only living things out there are the deer, possum, armadillo, fox and occasional rattler if I ventur...
Patrick Rizzo Finishes 8th in Pan Am Games Marathon and Serena Burla Qualifies For The Olympic Track And Field Trials In The 10K
by Bob "Wish" Wischnia on November 2, 2011
October 30 - Running at 7,300 feet, Mizuno Racing Team Member, Patrick Rizzo placed 8th in the Pan Am Games Marathon. Patrick was the top US finisher with a time of 2:21.58.
October 29 - Racing on the track for the first time in over 2 years, Mizuno Racing Team Member, Serena Burla, won a 10K in Indiana in a time of 32:48. Placing 2nd was Mizuno Racing Team Member, Clara Grandt, in a time of 33:27. Clara's time meets the trials qualifying standard but is not one of the top 24 times in the US, Clara ma...
by Bob "Wish" Wischnia on October 21, 2011
Now that chilly, fall air is beginning to remind us that winter will soon be here, it’s time to give some thought to what you’ll be wearing on those crisp winter runs.Mizuno makes plenty of winter-specific running apparel, but one of my favorite pieces of apparel is our Cabrakan Jacket.This jacket from our Inspire Collection (there’s one for men and one for women) definitely stands out as uniquely different from any other running jacket you may have on your clothing rack.If you’re at all like me, you’ll agree that many of the running jacket...
by Bob "Wish" Wischnia on October 20, 2011
Runner's World recently sat down with Mizuno Team Member Patrick Rizzo. "A Brief Chat" by Jon Gugala was published to Runner's World Racing News.Read the full article here: http://racingnews.runnersworld.com/2011/10/a-brief-chat-with-patrick-rizzo.html