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Monday, February 6th, 2017

Hoka One One Arahi

Over the past few years Hoka One One has broadened their spectrum of products rather substantially. Following the original generations of largely oversized road and trail shoes, we started to see shoes designed a bit more sleek and lightweight. Shoes like the Clifton and Clayton headlined their shift to finding a faster shoe. From another perspective, the Vanquish is now their glamour shoe in the premium cushion level in this max cushion brand. Read more »

Monday, January 30th, 2017

2016 Road Series Awards Night

The 2016 Brooks Road Race Series was once again a success! On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 we will gather at the store to celebrate the end of a wonderful year of racing. The event will be held from 7-9pm where we plan to provide end of the year awards, finishers’ jackets and vests.

We will also be announcing the winner of the trip to Seattle, Washington with Brooks Running. Read more »

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

2016 in Rewind

There’s nothing quite like staring at an illuminated ball creeping down a pole that really makes you rethink your life. Read more »

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Staff Shoe Picks for 2016

Each year it’s exciting to see which brands will come out on top and create the next big trend-setting piece of footwear. This has been a pretty interesting year for shoes with a few big releases, updates and innovations with material use. With our eyes to the future, we got a chance to experience some great new releases in 2016 that prove the future is now. Read more »

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Daylight Savings

Imagine a little boy in a classroom. It’s a beautiful sunny morning outside while he sits in fluorescent lighting fiddling with his dull pencil. Between lessons he longingly peers out the window waiting for that moment when the school bell rings for recess. His shoes are laced up and the most efficient route to get to the top of the playscape is plotted. Read more »

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Arm Day

Someone said they were handing out muscles at the gym! Today I went to explore the rumors.

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Cardio is life. If you asked me to run for an hour, row a couple miles on the rowing machine, or carry a couch up to the 6th floor of an apartment building; no problem. It’s taken a while to build up the cardiovascular endurance to properly maintain a steady effort for a sustained period of time. Read more »

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Hartford Marathon 2016

screen-shot-2016-10-10-at-6-27-56-pmIn 2014 I ran the Hartford Marathon in the pouring rain on tired, recovering legs along the journey of preparing for a marathon later in the year. In 2012 it was my marathon debut and it would seem that I went out of the way to make every rookie mistake you can imagine, and then some. Prior to that, it was to be a pipe dream. Read more »

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Thoughts of a Race – 2016 Fall Frolic 5k

*All thoughts in relation to timing through the race

-1:30:00 – Is that the alarm? Ugh. I feel stuffy. I guess we’re really doing this. But just one hit of the snooze button will make waking up easier.

-45:00 – Ahh, that was nice-WHAT?! SHOOT! It’s 8:45! Where’s my stuff?!

-35:00 – Feetures Merino and Adidas Bostons on my feet, racing flats in the backpack. Read more »

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Fall ’16 Racing Flats

runnerstrideAs we get into fall, many people are putting the final tweaks on training and gearing up for race season! Finally! A lot of runners have been racing all year long, but autumn is when the temperatures start to be a little more runner-friendly and more often associated with faster race times. If you’re thinking about trying to cut those extra 10 seconds per mile, a racing flat should be something to consider. Read more »

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Vermont 50 Tips & Trick

I’m a professional at making rookie mistakes. I’ve spent a long time making mistakes so that others don’t have to suffer the same fate. The Vermont 50 is a race that is near and dear to my heart, as it was my first successful 50 miler. The past 3 years I’ve gotten the opportunity to enjoy this great event and have recruited others to join in on the fun as well.  Read more »

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