Timex One Plus Vs. Soleus Sole Vs. Garmin Fenix 3

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So your family knows that you run. And they know you travel a lot. So what to get you? They have all these new running watches… Let’s┬átakes a look at 3 running watches (and a pair of earphones) that work very well for the travelling runner.. Soleus GPS Sole + HRM strap First, we have the Soleus GPS Sole. As an international traveler, I often find myself running in areas it wouldn’t be the wisest to have a $600 watch on my wrist. That is where the Soleus GPS Sole comes into its own. Although this watch currently retails for …


How To Be Mentally Marathon Tough

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During my second attempt at the Comrades (Ultra) Marathon in South Africa I was convinced I was going to fail and DNF. In fact, by mile 13 of the 56 mile race I was finished. Despite traveling over 24 hours by air to arrive in Durban, South Africa, to participate in the World’s Largest Ultramarathon, I knew all my hard work was going for nought. I would fail myself, my friends, and my family who had sacrificed so much to give me the opportunity to get a once-in-a-lifetime shot at a back-to-back medal. You see, at the Comrades Marathon, if …