Rum Smooth – Pearl Izumi – N1 – Running Shoe – Marathon


In NASCAR and Indy Car racing the connection of the car to the track makes or breaks the drivers day.

In running, that connection is much more personal.

And I’m in love.

DSC_7333(Opening miles on the Boogie 50 Moonlight Miler)

My LOVE is the Pearl Izumi Trail N1:

pearlizumishoes5(N1 E:Motion Trail Shoes)

From their web site: The purist’s dream shoe, the Project E:Motion Trail N1 is built to deliver the ultimate smooth flowing responsive ride. The glove-like fit coupled with the E:Motion midsole deliver a light and smooth experience. The Trail N1 offers great trail feel and traction with enough protection and cushioning for bombing descents over technical terrain.

I could give you all the specs on the shoe or some Al Bundy inspired professional shoe salesmen pitch, but bottom line is that I’m a runner, I run trails and these shoes make my runs more enjoyable, smooth and they connect my foot to the trails. I feel faster, lighter and more in touch with the terrain I’m running over.

pearlizumishoes2( Fresh off the trails)

When my training plan calls for a run on the trails, my N1 are my first choice. #traillove while I #runsmooth.

pearlizumishoes4(Carly says don’t touch my daddys N1s)

Carly likes them too…

You can check out the N1s and all of the Pearl Izumi shoes here.
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