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Brooks Ghost 5 ‘Soft Landing’ Giveaway

Posted on January 14, 2013 in Running Shoes

The Ghost 5 is one heck of a shoe. But you don’t have to take our word for it – the folks at Runner’s World voted it an “Editor’s Choice” shoe for the third year in a row. Brooks is simply doing a lot of things right with the Ghost 5, and it’s worth a […]

Running Trend: Footwear Color Craze

Posted on in Run Life Running Shoes

In 2012 we kicked off the year with a few of our predictions for 2012 running trends, and we’re back to try our hand at trend-predicting again. First up: fantastical footwear colors! In 2012 we saw a spectrum of hues in nearly every color imaginable. But from what we’ve seen for both Spring and Fall […]

Merrell Ascend Glove Sneak Peek

Posted on January 11, 2013 in First Look Running Shoes

For anyone not keeping track, a big story in 2013 is zero-drop running footwear with more cushion than the “barefoot” shoes of prior seasons. This geometry caters to runners who like a level platform but aren’t huge fans of the bare-bones pounding of models with little to no underfoot padding. The Ascend Glove is Merrell’s […]

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Saucony Carrera XC Sneak Peek

Posted on January 10, 2013 in First Look Running Shoes

Fresh for the 2013 cross country season is Saucony’s new Carrera XC. Saucony has long been a player in the XC market with their popular Shay and Kilkenny models. What’s been missing is an ultralight performance spike for the elite athlete. The Carrera XC should fill this void nicely, and at an expected 3.9 oz […]

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Cross Training to Stay Fit Through Injury

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Picture this: you’ve just heard these dreaded words from your doctor: ‘You need to take time off from running.’ Blerg! Maybe it’s shin splints, a stress fracture, runner’s knee or some other ugly injury. Take heart that there are things that you can do as you heal to protect the training gains you’ve made thus […]

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Women’s Running Shoes: A Few Faves from 2012

Posted on January 9, 2013 in Running Shoes Women's Running

2012 came and went, leaving us with fond memories of the Games in London, epic moments at our own races, and a collection of exceptional running shoes. Here’s a spotlight on five of our best selling women’s running shoes from 2012. Asics Gel Nimbus If you’re on the prowl for a supremely cushioned, neutral daily […]

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Top 5 Running Trend Predictions for 2013

Posted on January 8, 2013 in Run Life

In honor of the New Year, we dusted off the Running Warehouse crystal ball and carefully crafted our top five predictions for running trends this year. Did we mention that the crystal ball has a big crack down the middle, thanks to someone in our warehouse stacking a whole pallet of GT-2000’s on top of […]

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Solving Runner’s Knee

Posted on January 7, 2013 in Run Life

No runner wants to hear the words “patellofemoral syndrome” (commonly called ‘runner’s knee’) from a doctor. Pain behind the kneecap can quickly sideline you from your training, presenting a challenge when it comes to improving fitness – or even holding onto the fitness you’ve worked so hard to achieve. Here are some tips to help […]

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Saucony Kinvara 4 Sneak Peek

Posted on January 4, 2013 in First Look Running Shoes

Since its introduction in 2010, there have been few running shoes that have received the attention and buzz to match that of Saucony’s Kinvara. Part of Saucony’s Natural Series, the Kinvara’s legacy continues with the release of it’s fourth iteration in 2013. Don’t expect any huge departures from the hugely popular Kinvara 3. The 4 […]

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Nike Free Running Shoes Explained

Posted on January 3, 2013 in Running Shoes

In the world of athletic footwear, there have been few models in recent years as iconic as the Nike Free. The first mainstream running shoe built around the idea of allowing the foot to move freely, the Nike Free was a precursor to the “minimalist” movement (it’s development got a shout out in Born to […]

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