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New Balance 980 Sneak Peek

Posted on August 25, 2013 in First Look Running Shoes

This spankin’ fresh model from New Balance is getting some serious buzz. The 980 introduces the brand’s latest midsole compound – Fresh Foam. How can you tell that it’s fresh? Just like a good pear or kiwi, you squeeze it, of course! But Fresh Foam isn’t the whole story here – the elemental design of […]

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 14 Sneak Peek

Posted on August 23, 2013 in First Look Running Shoes

A go-to shoe for many runners who want a stable, cushioned ride, the Brooks Adrenaline GTS is a perennial favorite. Not wanting to mess with a good thing, Brooks goes easy on the updates to the upcoming Adrenaline GTS 14. What to Watch For New Platform: The GTS 13 carried over the platform from the […]

New Balance 890 v4 Sneak Peek

Posted on August 22, 2013 in First Look Running Shoes

The New Balance numbering system can cause confusion from time to time, but there’s no confusing the fact that the 890 series has been a reliable performance shoe for neutral runners. The upcoming fourth version of this model introduces a whole new look, with a comprehensive redesign from heel to toe. What to Watch For […]


Salomon X-Wind Pro Sneak Peek

Posted on August 19, 2013 in First Look Running Shoes

In 2014, Salomon is set to introduce its CityTrail line, a collection of shoes designed to take on the urban environment as well as the off-road terrain that the company knows so well. Among the new offerings is the X-Wind Pro, and if it looks somewhat familiar to you, that’s because it is actually an […]


Asics GT-2000 2 Sneak Peek

Posted on August 16, 2013 in First Look Running Shoes

The GT-2000 has been a strong success since its launch over 9 months ago. It has carried forward the tradition of the GT 2100 series shoes and brought new runners into the fold thanks to a highly comfortable and stable ride. For the GT-2000 2, Asics introduces subtle refinements to its winning formula, including a […]


Understanding Heart Rates

Posted on August 15, 2013 in Training

Many runners keep a close eye on their heart rate during exercise. So many, in fact, that we carry a wide selection of heart rate monitors. But like any piece of data, the number is useless unless you know what it means. Jack Daniels, Ph.D, has a great blog post over at blog.saucony.com on the […]


Running Shoe Sneak Peek Smorgasbord!

Posted on August 13, 2013 in First Look Running Shoes

Have you been keeping up with our sneak peeks of upcoming running shoes? If not, here’s a sampler of what you’ve missed. Click on the shoe for more info and pics. Stay tuned for many more sneak peeks this month!


HOKA Conquest Sneak Peek

Posted on in First Look Running Shoes

HOKA is only 3 years old, but it’s no toddler. In fact, it has grown up incredibly quickly, holding tight to the idea that maximal cushioning combined with springy rebound can help runners “fly.” We think the upcoming Conquest is proof of how far the brand has come. It’s the most refined HOKA model we’ve […]


Saucony Virrata 2 Sneak Peek

Posted on August 12, 2013 in First Look Running Shoes

The Saucony Virrata has been a solid addition to the company’s “natural series” line (also including the Kinvara 4 and Mirage 4). From the time we first slipped it on and started chuggin’, we were impressed with the impeccably smooth ride and nice balance of responsiveness/cushioning in this shoe. Apparently, we weren’t alone, as the […]


Saucony Mirage 4 Sneak Peek

Posted on August 10, 2013 in First Look Running Shoes

The shoes you see in this post are no mirage. And yet, they are the Mirage. The Mirage 4 to be exact, checking in with an updated look for spring 2014. Now that’s we’ve blown your mind, we can reorient you by letting you know that the Mirage 4 is not a radical departure from […]

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