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Today in Running History

Posted on March 21, 2012 in Run Life

It’s not just any old Wednesday. Today in 2010, Zersenay Tadese set the Men’s Half Marathon record at the Lisbon Half Marathon. Zersenay is an accomplished half marathoner and cross country champion hailing from Eritrea. He covered 13.1 in just 58:23 at the 2010 Lisbon race. So who’s the second fastest half marathoner? That would […]

Nike LunarSpider R3 Sneak Peek

Posted on March 20, 2012 in Running Shoes

Nike’s racing flat built on the Lunarlon platform, the LunarSpider is set to get lighter in its third version with a new upper design that incorporates Flywire thread. With the few changes in store for the R3 version, the LunarSpider will remain a good racing shoe option for the 5K-10K distance. Launch Date July 2012 […]

Ladies, Stow It: New Apparel Storage Options

Posted on March 16, 2012 in Running Apparel

The bouncing…the jostling…the awkwardness. Your first junior high dance? Not quite. But running with your cell phone shoved under your sports bra and your ATM card and keys stashed inside the leg of your compression shorts might be even more uncomfortable. The elite athlete in you would never admit it, but you’ve probably headed out […]

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Saucony Mirage 2 – Our Take

Posted on March 15, 2012 in Running Shoes

Our Tweet The Mirage 2 builds on the platform of the original, strapping on a streamlined upper for a little more get up and go. (View Men’s Mirage 2 and Women’s Mirage 2) Big Updates Redesigned Upper: By using fewer overlays, Saucony gave the Mirage 2 a sleeker design and enhanced fit. Road Test The […]

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Free Mizuno Socks Haiku Contest

Posted on March 14, 2012 in Running Apparel

This contest is now closed. Thank you to all who entered! Winning Haikus! Here are the winning 10 haikus from our contest. Enjoy! Mizuno dos tres Three new socks for my next race Let’s go get first place! – Damien # Socks of quality should not be given for free Unless they’re for me – […]

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New Balance 870 v2 Sneak Peek

Posted on in Running Shoes

The original 870 was a fantastic shoe that slipped under the radar for most runners. It offered an excellent fit, good support and a nice blend of cushioning and responsiveness. But it was unremarkable in the looks department, which may be why so few runners noticed it. It’s pretty hard not to notice the new […]

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7 Benefits of Self-Massage

Posted on March 13, 2012 in Run Life

More and more runners are discovering the benefits of self-massage. Targeted massage of the hamstrings, quads, calves, soles of the feet and other sore spots can help you as you train for that next big race and recover from race-day strains and stresses. Self-massage offers the obvious benefits of easing muscle tension and releasing knots, […]

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La Sportiva Vertical K – Our Take

Posted on March 12, 2012 in Running Shoes

Our Tweet The adaptable midsole of the La Sportiva Vertical K keeps you chugging ahead at a fast clip no matter what terrain you find underfoot. Big Features Adaptive Midsole: The Vertical K’s soft, highly compressive EVA foam midsole deforms on impact to dissipate impact forces for a smooth, stable and cushioned ride. Sticky Outsole: […]

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New Balance MT/WT1010 Sneak Peek

Posted on March 9, 2012 in Running Shoes

OK, so the MT110 and WT110 have been so popular that they really oughta run for office. New Balance engineered these vote-getters with fantastic trail performance and a good dose of style for their $85.00 MSRP. For runners who want a more cushioned ride in the Minimus collection, New Balance is adding the new MT1010 […]

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Saucony Type A5 – Our Take

Posted on March 8, 2012 in Running Shoes

Our Tweet Saucony Type A5: the 5 A’s are for Agile, Amazing, Airy, Accomplished and Awesome. You want this lightweight shoe for your next race. (View Men’s Type A5 and Women’s Type A5) Big Updates Weight Reduction: Saucony shaved about a half ounce of weight from both the Women’s and Men’s A5 compared to the […]

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