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Today in Running History: Women’s 200-Meter World Record

Posted on September 29, 2012 in Run Life Women's Running

September 29, 1988: Florence Griffith Joyner – better known as “Flo-Jo” – sets the Women’s 200-meter world record at the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea. She posted a time of 21.34 (+1.3 m/s), which no other female athlete has bested since. In addition to her mind-blowing performance in the 200-meter, Flo-Jo posted a Women’s […]

New Balance 1080 v3 Sneak Peek

Posted on September 28, 2012 in Running Shoes

New Balance gave their premium neutral trainer some serious style in its current version, and they’re pushing the design envelope further with the 1080 v3. Beyond a fresh look for the upper and midsole, changes are few – which is fine by us, considering how smooth and responsive the current model is on the road. […]

You Need a Run Vest

Posted on in Running Apparel

Look in the typical runner’s closet and you’re not likely to find a running vest. That’s too bad. Any runner who’s been out in chilly weather can tell you the benefits of a half zip or jacket, but many people just aren’t sure what to do with a run vest. Running Warehouse has a large […]

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Find Your Strong: Saucony Kinvara NMD Jacket and Shoes Giveaway!

Posted on September 26, 2012 in Gear Running Accessories Running Shoes

Saucony’s ‘Find Your Strong’ Project calls on runners to tap into their strength, share it with others, and grow through the process. That’s a message Running Warehouse can get behind. We want to hear your story, and we’ve got some great Saucony gear to give out too. In your life, who or what has helped […]

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Saucony Mirage 3 Sneak Peek

Posted on in Running Shoes

So you want to run in a more stripped down shoe, but you need a bit of pronation support. Saucony has you covered in the Mirage series, launching its 3rd version in 2013. The 4mm heel-to-toe offset remains, but the package gets a top-to-bottom redesign focused on decreasing weight and adding flexibility. The Mirage 3 […]

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Today in Running History Two-Fer

Posted on September 25, 2012 in Run Life

Today is no average Tuesday. September 25 marks the anniversary of not one but two notable events in running history: September 25, 2011: Patrick Makau of Manyanzwani in the Eastern Province of Kenya sets a new Men’s Marathon world record at the BMW Berlin Marathon. His time of 2:03:38 smashes the previous record of 2:03:59 […]

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Plantar Fasciitis 101

Posted on September 24, 2012 in Run Life

Many runners have experienced the pain of plantar fasciitis. The condition, characterized by sharp pain or tenderness in the arch or heel of the foot, is typically most severe when standing first thing in the morning or after sitting for a long period of time. What Is Plantar Fasciitis? The plantar fascia is a strip […]

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Asics Gel Noosa Tri 8 Sneak Peek

Posted on in First Look Running Shoes

A full redesign of the Noosa Tri is on tap for December, but don’t expect big changes from the core “party on your foot” design spec. The Noosa’s psychedelic confetti look remains intact, and the shoe drops some weight for improved responsiveness. Plus, if you were sorely missing the kangaroos from the Tri 6, they […]

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Race of the Month: The Naked Foot 5K

Posted on September 21, 2012 in Run Life

OK, you got our attention with the word “naked” in the title. We fell for your tricks, race organizers. Turns out, the only thing that’s naked in this race (at least legally) is the bare feet of the runners who choose to go shoeless for a worthy cause. This race, now in its second full […]

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New Balance MT10 v2 / WT10 v2 Sneak Peek

Posted on in Running Shoes

The MT10 and WT10 were the original members of New Balance’s Minimus line, introduced in early 2011. This shoe paved the way for the expansion of the Minimus lineup, though the MT10/WT10 has remained unchanged until the release of this second version of the low profile trail shoe. Not much has changed in this update […]

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