Brooks PureFlow 2 Review

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PureFlow 2

Brand: Brooks Name: PureFlow 2 Color Options: Men – Green/Black, Gray/Black, Orange/Black, Women – Red/Black, Silver/Black, Yellow/Black Weight: 8.8oz Drop: 4mm Price: $100 Jason I am a sports/game/music/literature enthusiast with the nasty habit of being a nerd.

SKORA Base (Women’s) Review

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Brand: SKORA Name: Base Color Options: Women’s – Blue/Yellow/Silver, Light blue; Men’s – Yellow, Black/Red, Silver Weight: 7.0 oz Drop: 0 mm Other: 9 mm stack height (13 mm with insole), adjustable X-strap system, Ortholite sockliner, REALFIT last offers anatomical fit Price: $110 Meagan Meagan is a geology professor and prides herself on being an avid volcano and pie enthusiast. Her free time is spent running, … Read More

Invisible (Xero) Shoes 4-mm Connect Review

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Brand: Invisible Shoes (now Xero Shoes) Name: Connect Color Options: Black sole with black, brown, royal blue, forest green, royal purple, red, lime green, pink, or white laces Weight: 3.7 oz for a men’s size 9 Drop: 0 mm Other: 4-mm thick sole; FeelTrue rubber outsoles; nylon/polypropylene laces; kits come with a hole punch for creating the toe hole for lacing; also available in the 6-mm Contact … Read More

SKORA FORM Review

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Brand: Skora Name: FORM Color Options Men: Royal Blue/White/Flo.Yellow, Natural/White/Grey, Black/White/Blue, Natural/Black/Red (pictured) Color Options Women: Royal Blue/White/Lt.Blue, Natural/Blue/Pink Sizes: Men’s 7 – 13 US, Women’s 6 – 11 Weight: 8.2oz Drop: 0 mm heel to toe with a 13mm stack height (9mm without insole) Other: Made from high quality materials including a goat leather upper with a sheepskin lining. Price: $185 Steve Ankney Steve is … Read More

Newton Distance U Review

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Brand: Newton Running Name: Distance U – “Women’s Light Weight Universal Trainer” Color Options: Distance U (women’s only) – Pink/Yellow/Orange; Distance S (men’s only) – Yellow/Red/Orange; Distance – Green/Red/Orange (men’s), Blue/Yellow/Orange (women’s) Weight: 7.0 oz Drop: 2 mm Other: Action/Reaction Technology in the forefoot (“Land-Lever-Lift” lugs) Price: $155 Meagan Meagan is a geology professor and prides herself on being an avid volcano and pie enthusiast. Her free … Read More

The Fall 2012/Spring 2013 Minimalist Shoe Round-Up

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Howdy! Hope all of our U.S. readers had a great 4th of July, and that our fellow Midwesterners are managing to beat the heat that continues to plague us. We got a run in on Tuesday afternoon, and it was brutal outside–I don’t know how you Southerners do it! Thanks to the soaring temperatures, and now that we’re about halfway … Read More

The Magic of Alternate Lacing Methods

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If you’re like me (and most other people, I imagine), you’ve probably never given much thought to the method you use to tie your shoes. In all honesty, I think the last time I did anything special with my shoelaces is when those decorative, no-tie elastic spiral laces were popular (anyone else remember these?). That is, until about a week … Read More