Trail running and road running shoe reviews, gear, apparel and nutrition.

Brooks Launch 5 Boston Edition

New Brooks Launch 5 Boston Edition

High tide meets performance with the Brooks Launch 5 Boston Edition. The fast and springy feel of the Boston Launch 5 will energize your runs. And the limited-edition design might give you some extra cred around the Harbor. As always, with the Brooks’ True Blue Guarantee, take their gear for a trial run and if you’re not…

Balega Socks

Redesigned Balega Blister Resistant Socks to Launch in Spring 2018

With many runners looking to tackle Spring Marathons, the launch of Balega Blister Resistant socks is perfect timing. The specialty mark running sock manufacturer launches its completely redesigned Blister Resist sock collection for Spring 2018. Made from natural mohair, Balega Blister Resistant Socks are designed to protect against sheer friction blisters without sacrificing breathability, comfort…

Altra King MT Trail Shoe

Altra Updates Its Terrain-Tackling King MT Trail Shoe

Altra’s most aggressive trail shoe—the King MT 1.5—now has improved features to help you dominate the muddiest, slickest, rockiest courses out there. The King MT 1.5’s new design features a stronger reinforced mesh upper and enhanced drainage features on the toes and medial midfoot to increase the shoe’s performance on wet terrain. Altra’s FootLock™ technology…

Pettet Endurance Project Shevlin Merino Shirt

Run Strong, Stay Hungry

Run Strong Stay Hungry: The 9 Keys To Running Strong For A Lifetime Jonathan Beverly’s new book, Run Strong Stay Hungry, draws on decades of experience in the sports industry as a journalist, runner, photographer, and running coach. The former editor-in-chief of Running Times and shoe editor for Runner’s World, Beverly draws on decades of experience in the sport and the industry…

Suunto Spartan Trainer Wrist HR

Suunto Introduces Compact, Lightweight Spartan Trainer Wrist HR GPS Watch

The Suunto Spartan family of sports watches has grown with the launch of Spartan Trainer Wrist HR, the slim and lightweight multisport GPS watch for active sports enthusiast. The Spartan Trainer is considerably smaller in size than its older siblings, yet delivers great, versatile training features, daily activity tracking, as well as wrist heart rate…

Kari Traa Activewear

Kari Traa Marika Shorts And Marit Tops for Women

Kari Traa, the Norweigan maker of premium activewear, is focusing on all things lightweight and quick-drying with its Marika shorts and Marit tops. The new collection sports a different look than formerly presented by the brand, featuring cool tones and muted colors. Check out their new running and activewear pieces below. The Marit collection is made up of slim…

Garmin Virb 360 Action Camera

Garmin introduces really expensive 360-degree camera

Garmin introduces its first 360-degree camera, the VIRB 360 Garmin International Inc. has announced the VIRB 360, a compact fully spherical 360-degree camera. The waterproof VIRB 360 captures video up to 5.7K/30fps, with four built-in microphones. Garmin’s 4K Spherical Stabilization feature promises to make videos smooth and steady. The VIRB 360 provides automatic in-camera stitching up…

Chamois Butt’r Skin Protection

Protection is key in outdoor sports, especially when the weather takes a turn for the “not-so-desirable”. Whether mother nature hands you rain, extreme heat or humidity this summer, it is in your best interest to keep yourself “lubed up”. Whatever you’re dealt, make sure you are prepared to take care of your skin and those contact…

Ultimate Direction Trail Collection

Ultimate Direction Launches All-Encompassing Trail Collection

Ultimate Direction, a company well know for their hydration and wearable gear innovations, has launched their latest trail collection, with an expanded product range to suit the most adventurous runners. Headlined by the upgraded range of Fastpacks, which now features the Fastpack 15 and 45, the collection covers every type of athlete — from serious ultrarunners to everyday…

Under Armour Aris

Under Armour Selling First Apparel Made In The U.S.

Sport clothing giant Under Armour has released its first collection of apparel made in the U.S. and out of UA Lighthouse, the Brand’s state-of-the-art innovation center for design and manufacturing in Baltimore. This first collection is a women’s sports bra and legging set, called Arris Project, and features an innovative material that cuts dry time in half.…