Monday, March 24, 2014

Newton BoCo AT Trail Shoe Review

Given our review of both the Newton Energy NR, one of my favorite ground-and-pound shoes, and the MV3, an amazing racing flat, it probably shouldn't surprise the reader of this blog that I was super stoked when I first heard that Newton was releasing their first trail shoe, the Newton BoCo AT!

I've reviewed a few trail shoes on this blog previously, and given my trail running background (not competitively, but having lived in the mountains for four years running trails), I have a good idea about what constitutes a good trail shoe. 

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Ryan Hall, Running Criticism, and What Our Sport Needs

The BAA recently announced that Ryan Hall was added to the elite field that will be running the iconic Boston Marathon in a year which will witness the largest entry field ever for this race come April 21.

Ryan Hall has not performed as well the last 1.5 or so years compared to his first five years following his American Record setting half marathon debut in 2007 at Houston running it in 59:43.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

2014 Running Blogs to Follow

It is always difficult to give a full appraisal of the most pertinent blogs to follow on any topic, let alone the diverse topic of running. In reality, my "2014 Running Blogs to Follow" necessarily reflects my own social sphere of influence more than anything else. However, I think that the blogs below represent a fantastic source for those of you that want to get as much information as you can about the running and ultra-racing world, information about current and upcoming running shoes and apparel, and more.

So, without further adieu: