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New Balance Vazee Summit Review

Posted on March 28, 2016 in Gear Running Shoes

A 10mm offset trail shoe that runs like a 4-6mm offset. It’s light, grippy, nimble and fairly protective. The New Balance Vazee Summit was designed to be a do-anything trail shoe. The concept was to make a shoe that has everything you need and nothing you don’t. That was a lofty goal. The shoe needed […]

Kinvara 7 Review: Comparison with Kinvara 6

Posted on March 14, 2016 in Gear Running Shoes

The Kinvara 7 is a better shoe. With a more compliant landing, the ride is smoother and feels better at a greater range of paces. At first step-in, it didn’t seem like there was much of difference between the Kinvara 7 and 6. The heel fit and overall volume feel identical. The midfoot volume visually […]

Brooks Launch 3 |The Update Reviewed

Posted on March 7, 2016 in Gear Running Shoes

With a virtually identical fit and no change in ride, the Brooks Launch 3 is a very minor update to the Brooks Launch 2. The Brooks Launch 3 carries over the same midsole and outsole used on the Launch 2. As such, the two shoes deliver the same ride. The underfoot feel is taut, meaning […]

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New Balance Vazee Pace v2 | First Look

Posted on February 29, 2016 in First Look Gear Running Shoes

NB VazeePace2_Featured

Available July 2016 – MSRP $110.00 The current Vazee Pace is a snappy, go-fast shoe. It has a very taut, firm feel. The second version looks to be a touch softer, but still firm. One to two millimeters of thickness is added to the blown rubber outsole of the Vazee Pace v2. This small change […]

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What is Running Cadence?

Posted on February 17, 2016 in Training

GaminCadence

Running cadence is a term that is making the rounds. Garmin has a watch/monitor that will measure cadence. Altra Running and Under Armour are introducing shoes that will transmit cadence to a compatible watch or smart phone app. Newton Running, Altra, and many running form programs mention running cadence as a key to successful running. […]

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New Balance Zante v2 | Shoe Review of Model Update

Posted on in Gear Running Shoes

Zantev2FreshFoam

The New Balance Zante was our best selling men’s shoe in 2015 and was a top ten seller for women. What made the Zante stand out was a great balance between ground feel and cushioning. Combined with a 6mm heel-toe offset and low weight, the Zante excelled for faster paced running. In addition to tempo […]

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New Balance Vazee 2090 | First Look

Posted on February 8, 2016 in First Look Gear Running Shoes

NB Vazee 2090 Featured

Available July 2016 – MSRP $150.00 Vazee is a light and fast product silo from New Balance. The name and concept spans across their running and training product lines. With the Vazee 2090, New Balance looks to add more cushioning to their fast line-up. At Running Warehouse, we currently have two Vazee shoes, with a […]

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Brooks Hyperion | First Look

Posted on February 1, 2016 in First Look Gear Running Shoes

F16 Brooks Hyperion Featured

Available June 2016 – MSRP $130.00 Other than changing colors, Brooks has not updated or introduced a new racing flat since February 2011. That will all change this June with the Hyperion. The Hyperion will replace the T7 Racer and will be significantly different. The midsole will be made of Brooks’ BioMoGo DNA material, which […]

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Hoka One One Speed Instinct | First Look

Posted on January 25, 2016 in First Look Gear Running Shoes

Hoka Speed Intsinct Featured Image

Available July 2016 – MSRP $130.00 Hoka One One continues to bring out new shoe models and broaden the scope of the brand. The Speed Instinct takes the go-fast midsole concept of the forthcoming Tracer and adapts it for trail use. It has a minimal mesh upper to keep weight down. However, a protective toe […]

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Brooks Mazama | First Look

Posted on January 11, 2016 in First Look Gear Running Shoes

F16 Brooks Mazama Featured

Available October 2016 – MSRP $140.00 In October 2016, Brooks looks to get faster on the trails. The Brooks Mazama is built with a somewhat thin midsole to place the foot close to the ground. Combined with a 6mm heel-toe offset, the Mazama looks to have inherent stability for technical trails. The outsole pattern is […]

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