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Saucony Hattori – First Look

Posted on December 20, 2010 in Running Shoes

For Fall 2011 Saucony looks to build on the success of their minimal lineup of shoes, lead by the Kinvara, with the introduction of the Hattori.  The Hattori will be the most minimal shoe in the Saucony line and one that has its target squarely set on grabbing market share from various smaller shoe brands […]

The 2010 Running Event

Posted on November 23, 2010 in First Look

The RW Team just returned from a few days in Austin, Texas attending The Running Event, an annual trade show open to running specialty retailers from around the country. It features all of the top brands displaying many of their newest products and concepts.  Here’s an overview of some of the new products we found […]

Shoefitr

Posted on October 11, 2010 in Website Features

Several months back I received an email out of the blue by a young man named Nick End.  Nick introduced himself as a former collegiate runner for Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania.  He and two classmates had developed a program that could suggest the proper size of shoe to order based on the size of […]

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2010 Hood to Coast – The Return of Black Flag

Posted on September 14, 2010 in Run Life

20 years ago, I was part of a team that was pulled together at the last minute to run the 1990 Hood to Coast Relay, a 1000 team, 200 mile journey from Mt Hood to the town of Seaside, Oregon where Lewis and Clark ended their journey.  Teams are made up of 12 runners who […]

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Asics Spring 2011 – The DS Trainer and a Few Close Cousins

Posted on August 4, 2010 in Running Shoes

The Asics DS Trainer was popular long before the current minimalist movement hit.  There’s a reason it’s been around for over 15 years, the enticing combination of light weight, responsive ride and a touch of support resonated with a significant portion of the serious running crowd.  With the advent of the minimal movement and the […]

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Brooks Trance 10

Posted on July 28, 2010 in Running Shoes

The Trance is a shoe that is classified by Brooks as their flagship support trainer with the most bells and whistles of any model in their support category.  Yet the shoe at times seemed a bit lost.  Yes it sold, but not nearly as well as the Adrenaline or the Beast which are industry leaders […]

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Mizuno Racing Flat Update for Spring 2011

Posted on July 26, 2010 in Running Shoes

Mizuno has always had a reputation for producing footwear that appeals to competitive runners.  Their products have outstanding attention to detail, their materials and construction quality are some of the best in the industry and the fit and feel of the shoes scream “go faster!”  For Spring 2011, Mizuno sets its sights on tweaking two […]

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Saucony ProGrid Mirage – Opening Up the Kinvara Concept

Posted on July 15, 2010 in Running Shoes

The Saucony ProGrid Kinvara has proven very successful, a nice example of the right product hitting the market at the right time.  The combination of light weight, minimal heel/toe height differential, responsive ride and great graphics proved attractive to the growing ranks of runners experimenting with minimal-type footwear.  Saucony is seeking to capitalize on the […]

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Team Lifeline Promotion

Posted on July 2, 2010 in Uncategorized

Team Lifeline is a great organization that raises money for Chai Lifeline which is the international children’s health support organization that provides crucial emotional, social, and financial assistance to seriously ill children, their families, and communities. Running Warehouse is partnering up with Team Lifeline by providing a free pair of running shoes for those that […]

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Salomon XR Crossmax Trail Shoe Product Launch

Posted on June 29, 2010 in Running Shoes

Recently, Salomon invited 150 accounts from North American and Europe to their facilities in Annecy, France to introduce the upcoming Salomon XR Crossmax Trail shoe.  The RW crew left San Luis Obispo at 11:00 Saturday morning for the 45 minute flight to Los Angeles, then after a 3 hour layover we were off on the […]

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