When I found out I had won the Running Blog Idol contest, the good folks at iRun let me know that in addition to the immeasurable glory of blogging and subjecting readers to my running rants, that I would be receiving a prize package. I dutifully answered their questions about my shoe sizing (and I told them exactly my shoe sizes across my favourite running brands without them asking) and waited in anticipation. This was like Christmas but I didn’t know what day Christmas going to be on.
The day finally arrived when my new running gear came in the form of a simple brown box. I
carefully furiously unwrapped the box to determine what new running gems would be mine. The brand of items was Saucony and I couldn’t be happier.
I had received a Palladium Packable Running Jacket and wait for it… a new pair of Kinvara 3s in my exact size and a cool new colour! I’m a big fan of the Kinvaras for a number of reasons:
- They’re light. I never knew how heavy my other shoes were until I ran in the Kinvaras.
- They have a 4mm drop. This encourages me to strike at my forefoot which = faster.
- They come in cool colours. The brightness of the colours just makes me feel faster.
As you can tell, I love my Kinvaras. There’s just one thing wrong with these new Sauconys – I need to run through several other pairs before I get to them 🙂
Thank you Saucony Canada and I can’t wait to check out the Kinvara 4s in May!
Running through shoes as fast as I can,
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