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Race of the Month: Hood to Coast

Posted on August 9, 2012 in Run Life

Expect to see plenty of boyz (and girlz) in the Hood on Friday, August 24, 2012. Mt. Hood, Oregon to be exact, for the start of the epic relay race that is Hood to Coast. This 199 mile race is now in its 31st year (Joe Rubio, the head honcho of Running Warehouse, ran the […]

Asics Gel DS Trainer 18 Sneak Peek

Posted on August 8, 2012 in Running Shoes

The DS Trainer has long enjoyed a strong following among dedicated runners. A slimmed down trainer combining lightweight performance with a touch of stability, this classic lineage now enters its 18th rendition and shows no sign of slowing down. And as you can see, big changes are in the works. In this update, the DS […]

‘Wick’ It Good: How to Wash Technical Fabrics

Posted on August 7, 2012 in Gear Running Accessories

Here’s the deal: you love how technical running fabrics pull moisture away from your skin to keep you dry and prevent chafing. But dang, after just a few uses those things can smell worse than a week-old tuna sando. Synthetic materials used in running apparel are designed to wick moisture – that means the water […]

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Nike Zoom Victory 2 Sneak Peak

Posted on in Running Shoes

The Nike Zoom Victory has been the go-to shoe for 800-1500m runners looking for elite level performance. At a featherweight 3.4 oz, the Victory has had little competition in weight, and the aggressive spike plate delivered unbelievable traction on the track. Though practically nothing needed to be “fixed” in the original Victory, the Swoosh still […]

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New Balance 870 v2 – Our Take

Posted on August 4, 2012 in Running Shoes

Our Tweet Lighter and better fitting, the New Balance 870 v2 makes for a smooth stability trainer with a hint of speed.(View Men’s 870 v2 and Women’s 870 v2) Big Updates New Last: The 870 v2 takes on a new shape to give the shoe a more comfortable, running-specific fit. Reduced Offset: In keeping with […]

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Mizuno Wave Musha 5 Sneak Peek

Posted on August 3, 2012 in First Look Running Shoes

Mizuno’s supportive performance offering is back in its 5th iteration. Fans of the previous version of the Musha will still have plenty to like in the Musha 5. The midsole of the Musha 4 is retained, so expect the same responsive and bouncy ride to be offered in this update. The upper gets a few […]

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Customize Your Run with Amphipod

Posted on August 2, 2012 in Gear Running Accessories

A fully customizable running belt? With attachments for nearly every on-the-run need? This might be even better than MacGyver’s Swiss Army Knife and duct tape. Amphipod set a new PR with their “Customize_Your_Run” belt series, which allows you to choose the hydration and storage products that are right for you, and attach them to the […]

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Nike Zoom Elite+ 6 Sneak Peek

Posted on August 1, 2012 in Running Shoes

The Zoom Elite is back in its first update since its successful reintroduction earlier this year. This latest version of the neutral performance trainer features a new upper design, adding dynamic Flywire around the midfoot for a better fit. This update inherits the midsole and outsole of its predecessor, so fans who liked the ride […]

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