Canadian Running

The Back Straight

Kim Smith

- Sports

Hoka Clifton (for road run­ning) and Hoka Stin­son (for hik­ing and trail run­ning)

Smith says her aging joints ap­pre­ci­ate the cush­ioned ride and the fit Hoka of­fers. “I have long, skinny feet, and cush­ion­ing is the most im­por­tant con­sid­er­a­tion th­ese days.”

Su­unto Spar­tan Trainer watch

“I won it in a con­test a few years ago, and I can’t imag­ine life with­out it.” Ga­torade Pow­der

(Frost Glacier Freeze flavour)

“I’m old school.”

Wig­wam Ul­ti­max and Wig­wam Iron­man socks

“I’ve worn them for more than 20 years and have never had a blis­ter.”

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