The Fine Print

The Fine Print

Policy valid as of October 1, 2014

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. I am not a professional anything, much less a professional powerlifter, runner, or yogi.  If you have questions about this blog, please contact me at shortyruns at

From time to time, this blog will accepts form of cash advertising, sponsorship, affiliate links or other forms of compensation, such as products to review.  All compensation received from this blog is used to fund the upkeep of the blog and the activities I participate in for blogging purposes, such as races, conferences, and other blog related events.

This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. I believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

I am frequently asked to review products.  I only choose to review those items that may be of use to me or of interest to my readers. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

This blog allows third party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our Web site.  These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g. click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you.  These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information.  To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice visit the NAI at  To opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit