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Runblogger Altra Torin Review

Posted on January 30, 2013 in Run Life Running Shoes

The recent release of the Altra Torin (view Women’s colors) has many minimal and elemental runners buzzing, including Nate Sanel on his Dirty Runner column over at Runblogger. He wanted Altra Shoes with extra cushioning so much that in 2011 he glued a Hoka midsole/outsole to an Altra Instinct. Severe blisters ensued. Now, he’s got […]

Hi-Viz Running Apparel: 2013 Running Trend

Posted on January 29, 2013 in Running Apparel

Even though it’s staying lighter outside, we’re still bundling up when we head out to run. It’s hard to think all the way to next Fall, but every year around October, the auburn hued trees tell us the season is a-changin’. That’s our cue to start looking around for high-visibility apparel for those dark mornings […]

GPS Watches for the Masses: 2013 Running Trend

Posted on in Gear Running Accessories

A decade ago, GPS sounded like something only the FBI or CIA would have access to. Now even your mom has it. And just maybe, she’s a runner who uses GPS to manage and track her workouts. With brands like Garmin and Soleus offering GPS running watches that won’t break the bank, it’s easier than […]


Salomon Sense Mantra Tester Diary

Posted on in Running Shoes

By Taro, Running Warehouse Shoe Tester The all-new Salomon Sense Mantra is a shoe I’ve been excited to try since first seeing it several months back. As a regular roadie who also tends to be a frequent visitor to the dirty and muddy world of trail running, a ‘door-to-trail’ hybrid shoe seemed like my ideal […]


Epic Indoor Track Day – January 26, 2013

Posted on January 28, 2013 in Run Life

The stars aligned this weekend for an unbelievable day in indoor track history. Breaking it down by runner, here’s Saturday’s highlights. Mary Cain At the New Balance games held at the historic armory, Mary Cain, the high school phenom, was about to attack a 41-year-old record in the mile. The oldest female track record on […]


Mizuno Wave Sayonara Sneak Peek

Posted on January 26, 2013 in First Look Running Shoes

Attention Wave Precision fans: we have good news and we have bad news: The Bad: There’s no Wave Precision 14 – your favorite shoe is being discontinued this summer. The Good: It’s being replaced by a brand new design that’s totally awesome. The Wave Sayonara is undoubtedly among our most anticipated shoes set to arrive […]


Elemental Footwear: 2013 Running Trend

Posted on January 25, 2013 in Run Life Running Shoes

Today, running footwear goes well beyond traditional, cushioned daily trainers. The minimalist footwear movement came on with a vengeance in 2010-11, and some minimalist runners continue to swear by stripped-down, bare bones shoes that give them an über close to the ground feel. For runners who want something a little more streamlined than a traditional […]


Asics Gel Flux Sneak Peek

Posted on January 24, 2013 in First Look Running Shoes

New to Asics’ popular line of cushioned, neutral trainers for Fall 2013 will be the Gel Flux. Nothing too groundbreaking here, but we expect this shoe to be a solid offering for runners looking for great underfoot protection and high mileage durability without the bells and whistles of higher priced options. Plus, Seattle Seahawks fans […]


Hydration and Cold Weather Running

Posted on in Nutrition Training

Ever wonder how the dry, cold days this time of year impact your hydration levels? After all, breathing in the dry air causes us to lose more water through our lungs, and it’s really easy for many runners not to drink enough when temperatures drop. Several of us here at RW were just talking by […]


New and Cool: Jump into January

Posted on January 23, 2013 in Gear Nutrition Running Accessories Running Shoes

All the running gearheads around the RW offices (which we’ll admit, is most of us) are getting stoked, because new spring run gear is starting to trickle in to our warehouse. There’s a lot more to come in the next few months, and we can’t wait to share it with you. Here are just a […]

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