Category Archives: Gear Up

Saucony Ride ISO 2: What You Need to Know

The Saucony Ride has long existed as the perfect middle ground for many distance runners — not so much cushion to weigh them down, but just enough to give them some much-needed protection in those later miles. The Saucony Ride ISO 2 is more of the same, but with a much more secure, adaptive fit. We […]

The Armoire Assistant: Pep in Your Step Pre-Summer

The Brooks Ravenna 10 is the training shoe you can’t afford to be without! The people spoke and Brooks listened! The newest version of the Ravenna is sleeker and faster looking, all while adding their new adaptive GuideRails stability system. The updated midsole has additional foam under the forefoot, making you feel light and cushioned […]

The Armoire Assistant: Staying Light for Your Next Flight

Your next training shoe, the New Balance 890 v7, is ready for takeoff! Lucky number 7 has a whole new meaning with the latest release of the New Balance 890 trainer! Promising the same lightweight feel in every stride while still providing a responsive midsole, their latest version is the ideal option for our weekly […]

New Balance 890 v7: What You Need to Know

When it’s time to hit the gas, you need a responsive, lightweight shoe — you’ve got it in the New Balance 890 v7. The 890 has served as New Balance’s core lightweight trainer for the better part of a decade, but this year New Balance has taken it a stride further with some impressive performance updates! […]

The Armoire Assistant: Run Your City On Clouds

On is swiftly changing the footwear game (again)! Painting the town red takes on a whole new meaning with the introduction of On’s newest urban threat: the On Cloudswift. If you’re looking for an On shoe to keep you light on your feet in the urban jungle, we’ve got your feet covered. Thanks to On’s […]

Asics Gel-DS Trainer 24: What You Need to Know

When we get distance runners looking for a new shoe, we hear a lot of requests — it needs to be well-cushioned but not too heavy, have just a touch of stability, and be lightweight and responsive. Turns out, not a ton of shoes fit that description! Well, here’s one that does — the Asics Gel-DS Trainer […]

Mizuno Wave Horizon 3: What You Need to Know

Miles of pavement take their toll — if you pound out your fair share of long runs, you know the value of a supportive, well cushioned shoe. That’s even more true for those of us who need stability! The effects of overpronation compound as you increase mileage, as that added stress keeps chipping away at the […]

The Armoire Assistant: So Fresh and So Floral

New Balance Fresh Foam is softening your stride (and your look) for spring! What better way to update a running world favorite than to actually poll runners themselves to see what they’re looking for in an athletic shoe? New Balance did just that in this latest edition of the Fresh Foam 1080! The blown rubber […]