Tag: Shoes

Fall Shoe Review

Nike Pegasus Trail 2TMSRP: $13011.7 oz M / 9.5 oz WHeel/forefoot (mm): 30/21Best for: High mileage training in cool conditions; 100-milers 
on moderate terrainNike made significant overhauls to its entire Trail lineup ov...

Shopping For Running Shoes 101

As the dark and cold winter months slowly start to fade, a new season of mud and sun begins to surface. If you’re like many runners, you likely took it easy over the winter with some skiing, time in the gym, chilling wit...

Are High-Cushioned Shoes Right for You?

There’s nothing like spring weather to get you excited about buying a new pair of kicks, but with so many options out there, which ones are right for you? The 2009 publication of Born to Run spurred a minimalist trend...

Fall Shoe Review

We hope you enjoy this selection of 10 new trail shoes for the Fall season of 2017. This diverse mix of models contains a style for pretty much every ultrarunner seeking a trail shoe that can work for distances beyond th...

Spring 2017 Shoe Review

Most major brands are expanding their lineup of trail footwear for 2017 seeing the steady annual growth of trail and ultra-distance running in North America. Runners have a breadth of great options, and new sub-categorie...

2016 Fall Shoe Review

Altra – Lone Peak 3 $120 This is, quite simply, a fantastic update to an already great shoe. The new Lone Peak 3 is far and away the best fitting trail shoe from Altra to date, with an extraordinary fit in both the inst...

Comfort Shoe Review

We’ve all been there: those agonizing last miles of a race or long training day when the only thought in your mind is, “I can’t wait to get these shoes off my feet!” When your work for the day is over and you’re ready to...

Shoe Review

As running shoes continue to evolve, finding the “perfect shoe” can feel like an overwhelming task. Luckily, this also means runners have plenty of options when trying to match a shoe to their use. Whether it’s a racing...

2015 Fall Shoe Review

Altra Lone Peak 2.5, $120. Polartec Neoshell (waterproof version), $150 The Lone Peak continues to be Altra’s do-everything trail shoe. The new 2.5 version greatly improves the midfoot fit and lacing, reducing the exces...

When to Dump Your Shoes

Buying just the right running shoes can be tricky. Figuring out when to get rid of them can be difficult as well. Sometimes a running slump and loss of motivation can be cured by getting out of tired and flat shoes. I...

The Foam Revolution

Like the sport itself, ultrarunning shoes are continuing to evolve and improve at a breakneck pace. Heading into 2015, there are so many great shoes available that trying them out and finding the perfect shoe is almost a...