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Columbia Gets Serious About Trail Running

Posted on April 28, 2010 in Running Shoes

Long known as an outdoor sportswear apparel company, Columbia began as a hat manufacturer in 1938. It wasn’t until 1960 that Columbia Hat Company became Columbia Sportswear. Then, back in 1993, Columbia begins producing outdoor footwear. Now in 2010, Columbia makes strides in the trail running category. This evidenced by the Trail Runner magazine’s designation […]

Spring 2010 Trail Offerings From Salomon

Posted on April 26, 2010 in Running Shoes

Salomon has three new trail running shoes for Spring 2010. Two shoes are updates, the XT Wings 2 and the XT Hawk 2, and the XA Pro 5 is a new introduction. Before we get into the specifics, let’s have a brief review of Salomon trail running footwear. Salomon designs trail running shoes to provide […]

Saucony ProGrid Xodus 2.0

Posted on April 7, 2010 in Running Shoes

Trail running shoes are generally broken down into two primary areas of focus.  The first are what can be referred to as true trail shoes, those model designed to work exclusively on soft surfaces.  The second are cross-overs, basically road shoes that are given a more aggressive outsole and a brown upper treatment that results […]

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