New Nike Free Run+ Featured on Nike Running Blog


The newest incarnation of Nike’s Free line of running shoes, the Nike Free Run+, is now featured on the Nike Running website (see image to the left from the Nike Running Blog). Here’s how they introduce this brand new shoe (quote is from “Barefoot running. Everyone’s talking about how great it is, but is […]

Brooks Green Silence in a Green and Black Color Scheme?


One of the questions I frequently see posed about the new Brooks Green Silence racing flat is why it’s not actually colored green? It’s the most environmentally friendly running shoe on the market, and it has the word green in its name, so why isn’t it green??? The color scheme that has been released, asymmetrical […]

Brooks Mach 12 XC Flat – Now Available


The Running Warehouse Blog just put up a very nice post about Brooks Running’s 2010 running shoe lineup.  While the entire post is worth a read, given my more minimalist running shoe tendencies, I was excited to see the details on the forthcoming Brooks Mach 12 cross-country racing flat.  Here’s what Running Warehouse has to […]

Brooks Green Silence Now Available at


Update 2/23/2010: I have now own and have posted a full review of the Brooks Green Silence. Just a quick post to announce that the Brooks Green Silence racing shoe is now available for purchase on the Brooks Running website. Here’s the description from Brooks: “Make an eco-statement with the Green Silence racing flat. Each […]

Nike Free Run+ & Free 7.0 V2: New Models Coming in 2010


The Running Warehouse Blog has released details about two new Nike Free models set to be released sometime around Summer 2010 (the post also discusses new models in the popular Lunar line as well as some others). As a big fan of the original Nike Free 3.0, I’m a bit disappointed with the direction the […]

Vibram Fivefingers: New Models On-Line (Trek, Moc, and Performa)


Vibram has now updated their website with several of the new Fivefingers models. These include the Fivefingers KSO Trek for trailrunning (available in Men’s only for now – though there is a petition out for a women’s VFF Trek to be developed), and the Vibram Fivefingers Moc (Men’s) and Performa (Women’s). Below are photos of […]

Vibram Fivefingers: The New VFF Bikila (coming in 2010)


Update 7/09/10: I just put up a post about my first run in the new Vibram Fivefingers Bikila. Check out my very preliminary Vibram Fivefingers Bikila review here. It appears that Vibram is responding to the growing popularity of the Fivefingers line of “barefoot-like” footwear among runners by designing a new model that directly targets […]

New Vibram Fivefingers Models: VFF Speed, Bikila, and Trek


Update 7/09/10: I just put up a post about my first run in the new Vibram Fivefingers Bikila. Check out my very preliminary Vibram Fivefingers Bikila review here. There’s some new news on the Vibram Fivefingers front. Justin Owings of the Birthday Shoes Blog, with info obtained in part from a German site called Voy […]

Garmin Forerunner 310 XT to be Released July 20

My Garmin Forerunner 310 XT preview post has brought in a good chunk of the traffic that this blog has seen in the few months since I started it. I’m still not exactly sure how I managed to get that post listed at the top of Google for the search “garmin forerunner 310”, but it […]

New Running Book: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen, by Christopher McDougall


Update 5/16/09: I’ve finished the book, and it’s phenomenal. Click this text to read my full review of Born to Run by Christopher McDougall. Update 5/6/09: “Born to Run” is now out in the stores. You can order it here. My past few posts on this blog have dealt with the topic of why humans […]