Guys, today is the best and worst day of the year. It’s NATIONAL FOAM ROLLING DAY! That thing we love to hate to love has its own day? Awesome. Why do we love the humble foam roller? Because it’s good for our fascia. What the heck is fascia? FASCIA is a band or sheet of… Read More Get Unstuck!
We’re suckers for a great family story. Feetures! was founded by North Carolina native Hugh Gaither, who had worked for a leading sock manufacturer for 30 years when he decided to set out on his own with the help of his sons Joe and John. Joe, who now serves as the company’s marketing director, was… Read More BRAND SPOTLIGHT: Feetures! Socks
What’s the most important piece of equipment for a runner or walker? You’d probably say shoes – and you’d be right. BUT, there is another thing that is almost as important as a good pair of shoes, and it’s probably something you don’t pay very much attention to until it goes wrong. SOCKS! This sounds… Read More GEAR UP: we got socks
This past Saturday, we hosted what has quickly become one of our absolute favorite events of the year: the Last Long Run, sponsored by New Balance. WHAT IS THE LAST LONG RUN? Basically the last hurrah before the Boston Marathon. You get your final long run in (about 20-22 miles depending on the runner) before… Read More EVENTS & EXPERIENCES: The Last Long Run
The time has arrived! The 2017 Boston Marathon special edition shoes have been under lock and key for months – but they’re starting to peek out. This year’s lineup is one of the best we’ve ever seen! So without further delay, here they are: SAUCONY BOSTON FREEDOM ISO We’re taking it back a couple hundred years –… Read More SHOE UPDATE: It’s go time.
In every runner’s arsenal, there is a place for light and fast, and there is a place for plush and luxe. The brand new Wave Horizon by Mizuno falls into the plush and luxe camp, and it sure is nice! Here’s what we love about it: SOCK-LIKE FIT Mizuno‘s DynamotionFit offers 3-panel construction in the… Read More SHOE UPDATE: Mizuno Wave Horizon
More lightweight jackets! This one (in addition to the Brooks Cascadia Shell we featured a few days ago) is a springtime favorite. Now all we need is the weather to behave. This jacket provides a great deal of versatility for unpredictable weather conditions. It offers wind and water resistance to protect you from the whipping… Read More GEAR REVIEW: The North Face Better Than Naked Jacket