Category Archives: shoes

3 Ways Running Can Fly By and 500 Reasons to Update Your Running Shoes

Oh I’m so proud, I’ve been diligently helping spread the running infection. Last night I ordered my cute little high school friend a pair of running shoes. I’ve been working on her for months, when she told me she wished … Continue reading

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Running Shoes With the Guilt Built-In

You know the kind of feeling where your running shoes are staring up at you, two gaping black holes where your feet SHOULD be. In case you ever need that extra shove out the door I introduce to you the … Continue reading

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Review: The Complete Guide to Minimalism and Barefoot Running

When minimalist running turned from a concept into some kind of near-cult ideology, I’ll admit to shaking my head. More correctly I was soured that with the launch of the Vibrams and ‘Born to Run’ book release the masses became … Continue reading

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Your Runner Foot Type and the Quest for the Perfect Running Shoe

It may take some searching but eventually we all fall in love with the perfect pair of running shoes. How’s that for living happily ever after? A great thing about running is that you really don’t need that much: a … Continue reading

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Are You My Lefty? — The quest for the left to my right running shoe

There once was a little running shoe, no not one of those dorky Vibrams, an actual running shoe and he felt a little lost. It wasn’t so much that he felt confused about who he was, he knew he was … Continue reading

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The Case of the 500 Mile Shoe: How Often Do You Really Need to Replace Your Shoes Before You Call Them Dead?

We’ve all heard that a shoe is dead once it hits 500 miles, right? But as with any ‘rule of thumb’ that’s a generalization and just as we are each individuals with individual running quirks, these rules need to be … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned From Working in a Running Shoe Store

My very first job when I was in high school was working for my local Fleet Feet Sports, a running specialty store. Here’s some things I picked up (along with loving the discount!): * Not all shoes are created equal. … Continue reading

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Treadmill Quirks And New Shoes Equals Happy Feet!

Happy Saturday my bloggy friends! What are you all up to? Well, remember how I was b****ing about it still being cold up here? Well, no longer…thank you Mr. Sun! That said, it is a little tricky only because here … Continue reading

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