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Whether you’re running roads, trails, or into minimalist running, we have the gear reviews for you. Reviews include road running shoes, trail running shoes, running apparel, hydration packs, and running accessories. Our testers take testing serious so you can be sure you get the best running products for you.

HydraPak Review

Pushing boundaries to redefine the future of hydration, HydraPak creates innovative solutions that stand up to the harshest environments. Easy-to-use and highly functional, these HydraPak products showcase the technical manufacturing expertise that has distinguished the company for nearly two decades. The Velocity 1.5L reservoir, 500ml and 250ml soft flasks cover the spectrum of carrying needs and offer up convenient and easy ...

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Spring Running Guide

After the seemingly never ending Winter, Spring is finally here. It is the time of the year that really gets us eager to spend more time outdoors. Especially running, and what better way to kick off the Spring running season than with some new gear. After testing out the latest Spring running products, we have narrowed down our top rated ...

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Top Shades for the Trail

 Smith Outlier 2 Look Good, See Better. The Outlier 2 is a fresh take on Smith’s best-selling original Outlier frame. They have taken everything customers loved from the original, and modernized it. The Outlier 2 features a durable yet lightweight and eco-friendly Evolv frame that provides an exceptionally comfortable wearing experience, while the megol nose pads keep the shades securely ...

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Brooks Launch 5 Review

The Brooks Launch burst onto the running scene nine years ago as an eye opener. It was springy and fast, suitable for longer easy runs or fast paced efforts. It grew an immediate following due to its versatility and feeling. Nine years later the Launch is still striking that balance with slight updates year after year. Let’s dive in and ...

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Salming Releases the Swim Run OT Comp

On the heels of their award winning Trail 5 shoe last fall, Salming has released their much anticipated encore, the OT Comp. Short for Off Trail Competition, Salming teamed up with technical soles authority Michelin, in order to create a lightweight agile self-cleaning shoe with incredible traction that caters to the needs of orienteering, OCR and swim run athletes. A ...

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Garmin Vivofit 4 Review

The Garmin vivofit 4 is a daily activity tracker with an incredible 1+ year battery life – no charging necessary! It has a built in sunlight-readable, always-on color display, designed for 24/7 wearability. The vivofit 4 is swim and shower safe and features a sleek, comfortable band. It is ready to go right out of the box, and can be paired ...

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Native Eyewear – New Releases for Spring

Native Eyewear has released five new styles from its 2018 sunglasses collection, the Wells, Acadia, Sixty-Six, El Jefe and the Catamount. The collection embraces Native’s ‘Roam Free’ lifestyle and continues Native’s core philosophy that fuses function and performance with style. Native has also expanded the availability of a new Violet Reflex Lens in the company’s best-selling performance and active lifestyle ...

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Brooks PureFlow 7 Review

Brooks PureFlow 7

Brooks PureFlow 7: Get ‘em while they’re hot. Brooks just released the 7th version of the PureFlows in February. The name PureFlow sums it up nicely as they provide a smooth ride with adequate support without a lot of extra bells and whistles (weight) to a neutral runner like myself. First Look And A Little History The “Pure” Series including the ...

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Meet the Tifosi Swank

A Retro-Value for Modern Times Tifosi Optics introduces Swank, a fun new style with features designed to perform in any situation. Swank combines a lifestyle silhouette and a vibrant color palette with many of the same technical features found in our other high performance sports sunglasses. Swank is sure to become a new favorite for style-conscious athletes and individuals of ...

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