Year: 2020

Altra Olympus 4 helped this reluctant roadrunner to hug the road

The RW Takeaway: Olympus has received a major update, making it impenetrable for obstacles on the road and incredibly smooth for long runs. InnerFlex EVA midsole provides maximum cushioning with flexibility. A new reinforced tongue combined with a secure loop system ensures a perfect fit. The Vibram MegaGrip sole adapts to various surfaces. When I’m[…]

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La Sportiva Jackal offers the complete package for Ultras

The RW Takeaway: Lightweight enough and fiercely durable, the Jackal offers unforgettable comfort and cushioning for great efforts on the road. An EVA foam midsole with softer PU inserts is responsive without adding extra weight Rock plate, toe bumpers and durable TPU liners provide rugged protection for the trails Dual rubber outsole with 3mm multidirectional[…]

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This’s The Reason You Should Use Brooks Hyperion Tempo for Speed Days

The RW Takeaway: Do not discard this sneaker just for training; Hyperion Tempo also belongs to a race track. Responsive Flash DNA midsole Breathable mesh upper with secure lace closure Padded collar means bubble-free heels Hyperion Elite 2 training shoe, Hyperion Tempo is the workhorse that helps you get to the starting line. But that[…]

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Newton distance S 9 has a stable run for speed day

Result RW: Overpronators looking for quick support will find an exceptionally stable and light direction in Distance S 9. Branded Shoes, A stability corridor sounds like myths and legends. As we captured and tested some, like Brooks Asteria in 2018, and saw some from afar, like New Balance’s FuelCell prism, it’s rare to find one[…]

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Hoka’s Bondi 7 is the most padded shoe we tested

The RW Takeaway: The Bondi 7 is an incredibly soft shoe that offers a sense of cloud while running. Full length EVA foam that provides maximum cushioning Lower stack height and displacement than previous models New memory foam heel collar Hoka One One lightweight shoes, like Rincons, challenged our perception of the brand. But its[…]

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The Puma Speed 500 V2 adds cushioning to your final kick

The RW Takeaway: a high-rebound midsole and a locked upper make the Speed 500 a shoe that feels fast, without saving on cushioning. The Speed 500 of the second year is a completely different shoe than your first year. While the midsole and sole remain unchanged, the upper has been completely overhauled. The sock collar[…]

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Newton S 9 distance has a stable run for speed day

RW Takeaway: Overpronators looking for fast support will find an exceptionally stable and light ride at S 9 distance. The forefoot straps promote a midfoot attack and provide an energetic toe Dense foam under the inner arch provides additional pronation control The light air net breathes well A stability racing game seems to have come[…]

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Brooks presents a special edition 7 launch in honor of Gabe Grunewald

Today, a year ago, the running community lost an incredible, strong and talented young athlete. After a 10-year battle, Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald, 33, succumbed to adenoid cystic carcinoma. She was a middle distance runner who joined Brooks in 2010. Throughout her professional career, she competed in races: she came fourth in the 2012 United States[…]

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