I wrote this post on my other blog Bangs and a Bun back in November and essentially, this is where the idea for Spikes and Heels was born, so I thought I’d repost it here so you all can get a deeper understanding of what I’m trying to do with this site. Enjoy and please […]
by Jen Reyes Tibangin Last Sunday, I hit the Los Angeles Marathon for the second time. Last year, it was an opportunity to chase down a Personal Best. This year, it was one of many awesome things to do while visiting family in SoCal. This relaxed approach really let me appreciate the awesomeness of […]
In 1972, 16 year old Debbie Heald ran in her first international competition. In this race, she was up against Doris Brown, 29, the US champion and five-time world cross country champion, Tamara Pangelova, 28, who had set the world record in the indoor 1500 meters in the European Championship the previous week and Lyudmila […]
Well, it’s finally here. Stella McCartney designed the kit for the Team GB athletes at this year’s highly anticipated Olympics and this morning, that kit was unveiled. Playing strongly with the red, white and blue, though interestingly steering somewhat clear of the traditional Union Jack, Team GB will be strutting their stuff in this kit […]
Ever wondered what it feels like to run 50 miles? We thought as much. So, we got one of our supremely badass homies over in NY to tell us about her recent experience doing the JFK 50 miler in Boonsboro, Maryland. by Jen Reyes Tibangin As a runner, I am fueled mostly by two things: […]
Good Lord *drools* Has there ever been a better way to combine your love of sneakers and heels? We just came across these today and they are already sitting firmly atop our summer wish list. Check out Be&D for more info.
Joasia Zakrzewski is a friend of a friend of ours. We’ve heard tales of how this doctor is casually going round the world competing in ultra marathons and KICKING EVERYONE’S ASS, and found it hard to believe she’s not getting more attention. She ran the Bath Half Marathon a couple of weeks ago and came […]
By Daniela Marchesi Last year was a very challenging one; one evening last July I was run over in a hit and run not far from my home. My body slammed on to the car bonnet and after the driver kindly drove off, I was left with a broken foot (three fractured metatarsals), a cracked […]
Snakeskin in a platform shouldn’t work, yet somehow it does. And that particular shade of fuchsia is just heavenly. Rest day swag to the max. By Dune.
We first met Jessie Zapo this time last year when we were out in New York and did an epic run with the Bridgerunners. She was the calm, kinda quiet girl with the Zen yogi master vibe, but when we hit the streets, she would make us eat her dust. When it comes to fitness, […]