On Saturday May 6 at 5:45 a.m. in Monza, Italy, Eliud Kipchoge, Lelisa Desisa and Zersenay Tadese will attempt to break the two-hour marathon barrier. Though the event is closed to the public, anyone with Internet access can experience the excitement by tuning into Nike’s live stream of the attempt. Here’s what you need to know.
Author: Nicholas P, Chief Reviewer (Nicholas Pang)
Guest Post by Dr. Mark Cucuzzella, Natural Running Center, Two Rivers Treads. I have been loving my Shamma Running Sandals well over 2 years now. I have run hundreds of miles of training runs, 2 marathons, and an Ultra. When traveling now the only footwear I bring is a pair of sandals unless it’s cold or I need something formal.
Now that the 2017 Boston Marathon is over and results available, I've decided to do some data mining and apply some of my technical expertise to display the results visually - demographics and data analytics. And a few nuggets.
Tifosi Optics introduces the SYNAPSE, a bold new style with features designed for high voltage performance. The Tifosi Optics SYNAPSE is engineered to excel in both extreme conditions and high energy situations.
The VIVOBAREFOOT PRIMUS Lux is a heel-to-toe leather shoe designed for the kind of wild moves that only natural materials can provide. The ultra-minimalist VB PRIMUS Lux is built for the urban playground and lets your feet breathe naturally every step of the way.
The all-new Men's Trail Short is made with Altra exclusive ZeroLite fabric and mesh paneling which both help manage moisture and protect you from the wind. A built-in running belt with 5 pockets (2 front mesh, 2 back mesh, and 1 center back zipper) helps you store a variety of essentials and keep your hands free out on the trail.
The original fit and feel of the Minimus Trail 10 is back. With an upper made of flexible synthetic/mesh materials and a Vibram® outsole with flex grooves, this men's trail running shoe offers the traction and durability you need to run on rocky trails.
The Abbaba's distinctive heel rocker 'footprint sole' is designed with simplicity in mind. The slip-on design is created using local leather, which is hand-stitched directly onto the sole, giving it perfect shape, glove-like flexibility, and amazing barefoot feel.
The Hydro Flask 22 oz and 32 oz Tumblers fit comfortably in your hand and go from backyard to beach to BBQ without missing a beat. Plus, they’re built with the same double wall insulation that you know and love from Hydro Flask, so they’ll keep your favorite drinks the perfect temperature no matter where you go.
Altra King MT is made for runners who embrace mud, rocks and burly mountain climbs featuring a Vibram outsole with 6 mm lugs designed for optimal lateral breaking, medial gripping and maximum traction in wet, loose and rocky conditions.
Here are the latest WTGR Editors’ Choices for 2016 in six categories. Some of the shoe models may be discontinued in the next few months to make space for updates or new models – so you can grab them when they go on sale...
VIVOBAREFOOT Primus is built around the concept, less is more. VIVOBAREFOOT had a vision for the lightest movement shoe possible; a shoe that followed the natural shape of the foot and had the least possible interference with human movement.