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Credit: Jimmy Elam

Jimmy Elam

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Jimmy graduated from Chico State University in California and competed on the Track and Cross Country team on scholarship while obtaining a degree in Psychology. At Chico he received All-American honors in both sports and currently has over 300 races to his name. After living and training in Mammoth Lakes CA, Jimmy raced his debut marathon in Chicago finishing with a time of 2:21:18 and 25th overall. He now lives and trains in the trail running mecca of Bend, Oregon and also works for a wilderness therapy program.

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Asics Gel-Kayano 21 Review

Asics Gel-Kayano 21 Review

Through the years we've seen how many awards the Asics GEL-Kayano has won and the critical acclaim it has received. We...
Mizuno Wave Rider 18 Review

Mizuno Wave Rider 18 Review

There's a good reason the Mizuno Wave Rider 18 has a cult following. Compared to the rest of the running shoes in our...
Nike Free 5.0 Review

Nike Free 5.0 Review

The Free 5.0 are a very unique minimalist running shoe. They have some wonderful attributes, being extremely...
Brooks PureConnect 3 Review

Brooks PureConnect 3 Review

On occasion, we pick the Brooks PureConnect 3 to wear during our longest runs because of the extra comfort it...
Inov8 Trailroc 245 Review

Inov8 Trailroc 245 Review

Inov8 began designing and manufacturing running shoes in England in 2003. Even considering they've only had a bit over...
Merrell Bare Access 3 Review

Merrell Bare Access 3 Review

The Merrell Bare Access 3 come with a firm ride and a smooth Vibram tread on the outsole. We prefer to stick to the...

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