Nike Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against adidas Over Flyknit, Primeknit Similarity

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A few weeks ago I got an email from adidas PR announcing the adidas Primeknit running shoe. Included in the email was a link to the following video: The Primeknit is clearly intended to capitalize on the buzz created by Nike’s release of the Nike Flyknit – both shoes are unique in that they sport […]

The 2009 Badwater Ultramarathon (with video)

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Image via Wikipedia The 32nd Badwater Ultramarathon, presented by AdventureCORPS Inc., was run from July 13-15 2009. Although I have never run an ultramarathon, I find this race to be particularly compelling for a number of reasons. For one, the race is insanely difficult. Touted as “the world’s toughest foot race,” the course is described […]

Kara Goucher to Run the Rock ‘N’ Roll Chicago Half-Marathon on August 2, 2009

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Image via Wikipedia Matt Fitzgerald reports on Competitor.com that Kara Goucher has announced that she will be running the Rock ‘N’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon on August 2, 2009 (thanks to @simpsoka from the Kathy Runs blog for alerting me to this). She will follow this up by competing in the World Championships Marathon in […]