RIP: The Gravity Defyer Sperm Logo

A good logo can do a lot for brand recognition. When it comes to shoes, iconic logos like the Nike swoosh or adidas stripes are instantly recognizable, and more than a few shoes are sold simply because of the cool-factor associated with their presence. On the other hand, a bad logo can leave a brand […]

Crappy Advertising at the Road Runner Sports “House of Cushion”

One of the big news stories over the past couple of weeks was the Vibram lawsuit settlement over false advertising claims made about their Fivefingers line of minimalist running shoes. Over the weekend a member of a forum I belong to on Facebook posted a link to the House of Cushion page on Road Runner […]

Brooks Transcend Video Ad in Runner’s World

Two days ago I received a large envelope in the mail that contained the March issue of Runner’s World. It felt a bit stiffer than a typical issue, and after reading an accompanying letter from Brooks, I opened the magazine to find that Brooks had placed a video ad inside for their new shoe, the […]

Clever Training: New Partnership, 10% Gear Discount, and Garmin FR10 Giveaway

I’m happy to announce a new partnership with Clever Training. If you’re not familiar with them, Clever Training specializes in carrying gear for runners, swimmers, and cyclists, with a particular emphasis on fitness electronics (think GPS watches and the like). The folks at Clever Training contacted me several weeks ago about developing a relationship, and […]

Advertising on Runblogger

You can purchase display advertising on Runblogger via using the shopping cart below – you can change the minimum purchase amount (e.g., raise or lower it) once you click “Add to Cart” and go to the Shopping Cart page: If you have any questions about advertising on Runblogger or the information presented on this […]

New Balance MT101 Trail Shoe Available at Running Warehouse

Just got notification last night that the much anticipated New Balance MT101 trail shoe is now in stock at Running Warehouse (price = $67.50, 2nd day free shipping, plus an additional 10% off if purchased through Runblogger). The MT101 is the successor to the popular MT100, and is one of the lighter trail shoes currently […]

Vibram "Grip Your World Giveaway" – Play for a Chance to Win a Free Pair of Vibram FiveFingers

I recently received an e-mail from a representative for Vibram asking me to post some information regarding their “Grip Your World Giveaway” sweepstakes. To participate in this contest, all you have to do is go to and upload a picture of you in a Vibram branded product (along with an optional story). The grand […]

Pearl Izumi Puts Clothes on Uranus

This is a great add for Pearl Izumi that was posted by my friend John H. on dailymile. It’s good to know the your anus Uranus will be covered.

Running Shoes Sale: 15% off All Shoes at

I apologize for the blatant advertising here, but a sale is a sale and this is a pretty good one. Besides, I have to support by blogging activities somehow! Anyway, is currently running a 15% off promotion on all shoes from now until April 30th, 2010. You can click on the banner below, and […]

Running Warehouse 10% Discount Coupon Code

I’m pleased to be able to offer a 10% off Running Warehouse discount coupon code for visitors to – all you have to do is click on the Running Warehouse banner posted to the left to activate the discount code and shop at Running Warehouse. Please note that this discount excludes products from Asics […]