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Contest: Win a Free Pair of the Brooks Neuro

Posted on May 24, 2016 in Gear Running Shoes

The Brooks Neuro is a crazy looking shoe, but there is a method to the madness. With the Neuro, Brooks set out to create a fast performance shoe with dynamic movement to work with the foot. The result is a very flexible, responsive shoe. You can think of the shoe as an extension of the […]

Saucony Ride 9 vs Ride 8 Comparison Review

Posted on May 16, 2016 in Gear Running Shoes

A bit smoother and quicker than it’s predecessor, the Ride 9 is a more refined mileage hog. The Ride is Saucony’s go-to neutral running shoe – the type of shoe where one logs most of their weekly miles. It competes with the Nike Pegasus, ASICS Cumulus, Brooks Ghost and the like. As a mainstay, major […]

Saucony Zealot vs Nike FREE RN Distance vs Salming Miles

Posted on May 9, 2016 in Gear Running Shoes

Last week I wrote about low drop (6mm or less) running shoes with traditional cushioning (19-23mm forefoot stack height). It’s the sweet spot for some runners. Today we look at a comparison among three shoes within this realm: Saucony Zealot, Nike FREE RN Distance, and the new comer, Salming Miles. These three shoes were chosen […]

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Low Drop Running Shoes with Traditional Cushioning

Posted on May 2, 2016 in Gear Running Shoes

Lower heel-toe drop shoes came to prominence during the minimalist movement. The idea being a more level shoe platform places the foot in a better position for running… “Better” with regards to efficiency (less energy), or less prone to injury. While neither purported benefit is yet supported through substantial scientific evidence, there are many runners […]

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The New Balance MT/WT 10 v4 does not stand alone

Posted on April 25, 2016 in Running Shoes

New Balance MT/WT10 v4 vs Topo Athletic MT-2 vs Inov-8 Terraclaw 220 The latest version (v4) of the New Balance MT/WT 10 has added 3mm of stack height to its underfoot protection. This has resulted in us moving the shoe from a minimal stack height classification to a low stack height classification. Low stack height […]

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Running Spotlight: Q & A with Tony Post of Topo Athletic

Posted on April 20, 2016 in Gear Running Shoes

Topo Athletic is a fairly new running footwear brand that we are carrying here at Running Warehouse. Topo has garnered a following among runners seeking a natural, open toebox shape, low heel-to-toe drop, and simple, lightweight cushioning. We caught up with Tony Post, founder and CEO of Topo Athletic, and asked him a few questions […]

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Contest: Win a Free Pair of HOKA ONE ONE Tracers

Posted on in Gear Running Shoes

If you’re running long and running fast, chances are you’re racing a marathon. HOKA has a shoe for that! The HOKA ONE ONE Tracer is built to be both a trainer and a racer, but much like the name itself, the “Tracer” is mostly “racer”. When you’re running a race, you need your shoe to […]

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Brooks PureCadence 5 vs Hoka One One Infinite vs New Balance Vongo

Posted on April 18, 2016 in Gear Running Shoes

Heel-toe drop is a popular topic of conversation among many runners. The discussions often include type of footstrike (heel, midfoot, forefoot), running efficiency, and natural running. One view is lower drops are better, particularly if one has a mid or forefoot strike. As such, there are runners who are adamant about buying shoes with a […]

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Boston Inspired Running Shoes

Posted on April 13, 2016 in Gear Running Shoes

For a few years now, shoe companies have been creating limited edition shoes for key running and triathlon events. Whether it’s the ultra competitive Boston Marathon, the hugely attended NYC Marathon, or the extremely selective Hawaii Ironman, at least one company is producing a special edition shoe inspired by the event. This year Brooks and […]

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Hoka One One | Tracer vs Clayton vs Clifton 2 vs Odyssey

Posted on April 11, 2016 in Gear Running Shoes

Hoka One One now has four lightweight shoes in their line-up: Tracer, Clayton, Clifton 2 & Odyssey. While they may seem similar in some respects, there are subtle and major differences. ( Men’s Clifton 2 ) | ( Mens’ Odyssey ) | ( Women’s Clifton 2 ) | ( Women’s Odyssey ) For starters, the […]

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