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Mizuno Spring 2010 Footwear – No PR, Lots of Sales

Posted on July 27, 2009 in Running Shoes

Mizuno is probably the envy of many brands within running shoe industry.  Mizuno does virtually no advertising yet they remain one of the top brands year in and year out not by promotion, but primarily through a clear focus on their product. They make shoes each season that are consistent in road feel and fit […]

Radio Frequency Ablation- Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

Posted on July 20, 2009 in Training

After one of the most disappointing seasons of my 19-year running career, I decided to look into more drastic forms of treatment for the plantar fasciitis I’ve been tolerating for close to 4 years. I have become a pro at taping and icing. I have had 2 different sets of custom orthotics (and a couple […]

Nike Air Zoom Streak XC 2 – An Absolute Bargain

Posted on July 16, 2009 in Running Shoes

We just received the new Nike Air Zoom Streak XC 2 in stock and I gotta say, this flat is nice.  5.4 oz in size 9.0, a minimalistic mesh upper with few overlays and aggressive graphics.  An Air Zoom unit in the heel adds protection.  The outsole has a small waffle treatment that allows it […]

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Saucony Spring 2010 Footwear

Posted on July 14, 2009 in Gear Running Shoes

Over the past few seasons Saucony has quietly transformed themselves from the shoe company of your grandparents to the shoe company of their grandchildren largely through improved styling that holds ties to traditional styling cues while improving each new update with consistently fresh and modern cosmetics. Add to this a renewed focus on the types […]

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Western States 100 mile

Posted on July 9, 2009 in Run Life

Last week I attended the 36th annual Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run, which was postponed a year due to fires in 2008. My wife, daughter, and I packed up the truck and hit the high country of the Sierra’s. The race goes from Squaw Valley to Auburn and covers 100 miles of rugged trails […]

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Nike Lunar Line Spring 2010 – Outta This World

Posted on July 8, 2009 in Running Shoes

Spring 2010 brings new additions to the Nike Lunar family: the LunarElite+ and LunarSwift+. The Nike Lunar concept originated with the LunarLite Racer and LunarLite Trainer in Fall 2008 and introduced a new foam along with a carrier/inlay midsole construction method. The Lunar concept hinges on the super-light space-age Lunar foam (it’s true, this is […]

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The Pozo 5k

Posted on July 7, 2009 in Uncategorized

Running Warehouse hosted the 17th Annual Pozo 5k on the 4th of July this past weekend.  The race is held in the small town of Pozo, a beautiful area set among the oak trees and rolling hills east of San Luis Obispo.  The race starts and finishes at the Pozo Saloon, one of the few […]

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