My new running shoes arrived today via the UPS delivery guy, along with a book about running. They were part of my Christmas present from my parents. New shoes, like a new year, must be celebrated. Here they are:
They are Asics Gel-Equation. These are to replace my old running shoes (Asics Gel-Trabuco), which I bought in 2003, while living in California. Shown here new (March 22, 2003):
Here are the Gel-Trabucos today – perhaps you can see why they’re being replaced:
I will miss these shoes immensely. They are UTTERLY broken in. These new shoes have some big shoes to fill. Har, har, har.
I’m pretty excited to use them, once it stops being freezing cold and ugly outside.