Gear Reviews

Budget Runner: Replacement Garmin 235 Cable

One of our cats has the occasional bad habit of chewing on wires. While William has mostly outgrown this, we like to have backups of important cables on hand just in case he decides to be naughty. Garmin brand replacement charging clips can be...

Budget Runner: Cooling Wristbands

I sweat a lot when I run. I often use traditional terry cloth wrist bands to help mop sweat off of my face. I decided to try out some cheap cooling wristbands I found for sale on AliExpress, a Chinese online retail service known for selling...

Budget Runner: Replacement Garmin Watch Band

I love my Garmin 235 running watch. I've been using it for all of my runs since December 2016. I've got a simple black one. I decided to try out a replacement Garmin wrist band from AliExpress, a Chinese online retail service known...

Gear for Your Gear: Odor Absorbing Charcoal Bags

I sweat so much when I run. In the heat of summer, there's a chance my shoes are going to be sweaty and wet after a run. After a while they'd start to get stinky. About a half year ago I started using these odor-absorbing charcoal bags and they work like magic! My shoes no longer stink.

Gear for Your Gear: Cap Washers

I like to wear Headsweats visors when I run. They keep the sun out of my eyes and they work hard to keep sweat off of my face. Keeping my hats clean is easy with purpose-made protective cages like these cap washing frames that come in a...

Ooofos vs. Telics: Recovery Sandal Review & Comparison

You may have heard great things about Oofos sandals for recovery after running. These soft foam sandals are designed to help speed up recovery by reducing physical stress. I received a pair for Christmas last year and wore them after long runs or back-to-back run days but...