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New Balance 730 – Our Take

Posted on February 15, 2012 in Running Shoes

Our Tweet 730 is the number to know if you want a light, low and fast road running shoe that feels simple on your feet while you rack up the miles. (View Men’s 730 and Women’s 730) Big Features Light and Low Platform: With stack heights of just 13mm in the forefoot and 16mm in […]

Nike Zoom Mamba 2 – Our Take

Posted on February 14, 2012 in Running Shoes

Our Tweet The dominant steeplechase spike and a reliable 1500-5K shoe, Mamba 2 carries over the mid/outsole but gains a refreshed upper. Big Updates New Upper: In addition to offering a serious dose of flare, the redesigned upper feels a bit softer and fits a bit better than the upper in the outgoing model. Track […]

Saucony ProGrid Xodus 3.0 Our Take

Posted on February 13, 2012 in Running Shoes

Our Tweet Run on trails that eat up your feet? The Xodus 3.0 has you covered – literally – with a protective platform and sturdy overlays. (View Men’s Xodus 3.0 and Women’s Xodus 3.0) Big Updates Lower Drop: The heel of the Xodus 3.0 drops 3mm while the forefoot rises 5mm. The result is a […]


Adidas 2012 Boston Marathon Apparel Is Here

Posted on in Running Apparel

This just in: the Adidas 2012 Boston Marathon apparel is now available on our website. We have a large selection of pieces, with a few more on the way near the beginning of March. Men’s Apparel Available Now Singlet Short Sleeve Tee Split Short Baggy 7” Short Short Tight Long Tight Wind Pant Women’s Apparel […]


Adidas Supernova Sequence 5 Sneak Peek

Posted on February 10, 2012 in Running Shoes

The Sequence series from Adidas updates to its fifth version this Fall. Nothing earth-shattering about the redesign of this moderate support, moderate feature shoe, but a fresh design and lots of little tweaks should help it appeal to a broader range of runners. As with past shoes in the series, the Supernova Sequence 5 will […]


2012 Running Trend Predictions

Posted on in Run Life

We got out our crystal ball, gave it a good spit shine, and came up with 10 running trends to watch in 2012. What do you think will be hot in the wide world of running this year? Click on each trend to read all about it! 1. Olympic Fever 2. Minimalism…with a Twist 3. […]


Adidas Adizero XT 4 Sneak Peek

Posted on February 9, 2012 in Running Shoes

The XT series from Adidas has always been about a stripped-down experience for performance-oriented trail runners. In this respect, the original XT that launched in 2009 was a bit visionary. As we mentioned in a recent blog on streamlined trail shoes, we expect 2012 to be the year when more elemental models really catch on. […]


Adidas Adizero Tempo 5 Sneak Peek

Posted on February 8, 2012 in Running Shoes

The Tempo series goes on a diet for its fifth version, releasing in July 2012 at an MSRP of $110.00. Already a lightweight trainer, the Tempo 5 slims down about 1.5 ounces in both Men’s and Women’s models compared to its predecessor. Expect a more streamlined shoe that now lives up to its name as […]


Asics Gel Lyte33 Sneak Peek

Posted on in Running Shoes

Lightweight? Check. Flexible? Check. Streamlined upper? Check. A spiritual successor to the Gel Lyte series from the late 80s and early 90s, the Gel Lyte33 is the lightest shoe in the Asics33 collection and one of the company’s lightest shoes period. While many of us here in the office and many of you out there […]


Salomon S-Lab Sense Sneak Peek

Posted on February 7, 2012 in Running Shoes

If you don’t know the name Kilian Jornet, chances are good that this shoe’s not quite right for you. For those of you who are familiar with Kilian’s achievements, you might have noticed the shoe you see above on his feet when he was first across the finish line at The North Face 100K in […]

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