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Asics GT-1000 Sneak Peek

Posted on April 30, 2012 in Running Shoes

As we wrote a few weeks ago, the popular GT-2100 series is getting a revamp this fall and relaunching as the Asics GT-2000. If you follow the Asics lineup closely, you’ll know that the company currently also produces an 1100 series. So what’s happening with that? The 1100 series is also set for a retake, […]

Introducing HOKA One One

Posted on April 27, 2012 in Running Shoes

It’s not every day that we bring in a new footwear brand, especially one that stands out like HOKA One One (that’s pronounced “o-knee o-knee” to all you uninitiated). When we recently asked our Facebook fans which products they wished we carried, HOKA footwear led the list. After seeing the company’s lineup in person and […]

Crafty Colors

Posted on in Running Apparel

Bold or boring? Savage or safe? We’re not going to choose for you, but c’mon. I mean, we love our basic black run shorts and grey run tees as much as the next guy, but you have to mix it up every now and again. This spring we were excited to see Craft include some bold […]

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Asics Gel Blur33 2.0 – Our Take

Posted on April 24, 2012 in Running Shoes

Our Tweet With a new upper designed to move more freely with your foot, the Asics Gel Blur33 2.0 furthers its mission of being flexible and nimble. (View Men’s Gel Blur33 2.0 and Women’s Gel Blur33 2.0) Big Updates MONO-SOCK Upper: The upper is now constructed with a stretch mesh that holds the shoe on […]

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Sheer Genius: Brooks D’Lite Tank Giveaway

Posted on April 20, 2012 in Running Apparel

Summer sexiness is at your fingertips in the Brooks D’lite Mesh and Micro Mesh Tanks as temps rise. Slip into the Brooks D’lite Mesh Tank and flaunt a glimpse of your sports bra through the soft, semi-sheer fabric. The D’lite Micro Mesh Tank offers even more “sheer” pleasure, making a fun, feisty statement when layered […]

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Race Day Ready

Posted on in Running Apparel

Train. Eat. Rest. Repeat. You’ve done it. Day after day, rain or shine you’ve been hitting the roads or the trails hard so you can beat the competition or set a new PR. Now all you need is a race day kit that’s as fast as you are. Check out our top three race day […]

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Today In Running History: First Woman at the Boston Marathon

Posted on April 19, 2012 in Run Life Women's Running

46 years ago today, Roberta Gibb became the first woman to race in and complete the Boston Marathon. Gibb’s story is one of determination and liberation. See, the Boston Marathon didn’t open officially to women until 1972. So what was Gibb doing when she ran in back in 1966? Blazing a trail. At the time, […]

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Brooks Glycerin 10 Sneak Peek

Posted on April 18, 2012 in Running Shoes

And you thought the Glycerin 9 had some style… The new Glycerin 10 is a fresh design that bumps up the plush. This latest version is all about enhanced flexibility and cushioning. And if you ever forget the name of the shoe you’re running in, just look down at your pinkie toe and all will […]

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New Balance 1400 – Our Take

Posted on April 17, 2012 in Running Shoes

Our Tweet With more squish than you’d expect in a racing flat, the New Balance 1400 is a great option for training and race day. (View Men’s MR1440 and Women’s WR1400) Big Features Lightweight Upper: Open mesh covers the upper, which also features no-sew overlays. Midsole Cushioning: The RevLite midsole foam delivers responsive cushioning without […]

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Nike Free 3.0 v4 – Our Take

Posted on April 16, 2012 in Running Shoes

Our Tweet Now lowered to a 4mm drop, the Nike Free 3.0 v4 lets your foot do its thing with an upper that hugs close but still gives you room to flex. (View Men’s Free 3.0 v4 and Women’s Free 3.0 v4) Big Updates New Upper Tech: A seamless, ultra-thin upper material called NanoPly covers […]

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