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Post-Race Pumpkin Pancakes

Posted on October 31, 2012 in Run Life

The month of October brought us crisp days, beautiful foliage and plenty of jack-o-lantern fun. We enjoy carving pumpkins as much as the next guy, and when it comes to eating pumpkin this time of year, our interest far exceeds pretty much every other next guy out there. Given our mini-addiction, we wanted to share […]

Be Seen With Hi-Viz Accessories

Posted on October 30, 2012 in Running Accessories

Cold-weather jacket? Check. Waterproof shoes? Check. You’re almost ready for winter, but what about a few high visibility accessories? Many runners forget about hi-viz accessories when sunlight hours start decreasing, but adding just a couple to your on-the-run gear can seriously up your safety factor on the roads. Running brands are using bright colors, reflectivity […]

Keep Your Hands Toasty with Gloves and Mittens

Posted on in Gear Running Accessories

If you get real winters (you know, snow to shovel, temperatures that drop below freezing), then gloves are a necessity on your runs to ward off frostbite. But even if you live in a temperate place like the Central Coast of California (don’t hate us!), gloves paired with a beanie and a run vest can […]

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Garmin Forerunner 10

Posted on October 26, 2012 in Gear Running Accessories

The Garmin Forerunner 10 (MSRP $129.99) is the newest addition to the Garmin lineup. This sleek and simple GPS watch is a great choice for runners who enjoy their gadgets on the streamlined side, or for those who are new to GPS watches. The Forerunner 10 is available in standard (Black/Red) and small (Green & […]

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Great Gear Guide: Winter Running Jackets

Posted on October 25, 2012 in Running Apparel

Introducing the Great Gear Guide, Running Warehouse’s rundown of some top choices in running gear. First up: winter running jackets. What do you need to keep your runs comfortable in the rain, sleet, snow and other assorted muck this winter season? Read on for our picks. Great Jackets for Cool Days Ah, that delightful, crisp […]

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How to Choose a Headlamp

Posted on October 23, 2012 in Gear Running Accessories

It’s late October, and many of you are already logging early am or post-work miles in the dark. If you’re planning to keep your runs going strong even though you have fewer daylight hours to work with, you’ll need some illumination, and a headlamp can be a great option. Read on to learn key features, […]

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Two New Ways to be Seen This Winter

Posted on October 19, 2012 in Gear Running Accessories

If this were a trashy pop culture blog (we’re trying so hard to resist), this post would be all about being seen in the latest fashions as you strut your stuff in the swanky clubs frequented by Snooki/Kim Kardashian/insert latest D-lister here. Instead, we’re going to focus on something that’s actually useful. We’re literally talking […]

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Quinoa: Breakfast Sets a New PR

Posted on October 18, 2012 in Run Life

We’re sure you enjoy your a.m. oatmeal, but sometimes it gets a little tiresome to wake up to plain ol’ oats day in and day out. Recently we’ve been mixing up our morning with an ancient grain called quinoa. This grain (pronounced KEEN-WAH) is native to the Andes Mountains and was eaten by the Inca […]

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Nike Shield: Attack the Elements

Posted on October 17, 2012 in Running Shoes

Winter is a comin’. And it’s bringing with it shorter days and cold wet weather. We’re not going to let this get in the way of our training, and we know you won’t either. Most runners prepare themselves for the elements from the ankles up – if you’ve been running for any length of time […]

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A Brief Photo History of Track Spikes

Posted on October 16, 2012 in Run Life Running Shoes

The first track spikes date back to the 1850’s. They were made by runners looking to increase traction on dirt tracks. The first ‘spikes’ consisted of little more than nails driven through the sole of the shoe. Kangaroo leather, touted for its strength and low weight, found its way into the uppers of early spikes. […]

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