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.
Category: Running, Cycling, & Wearables Gear News
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 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.
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.
The Cotopaxi Tikal lightweight, fully waterproof and breathable shell for four-season adventure, shields you from the elements whether you’re backpacking rugged trails or traversing foreign cities. The midweight, highly packable Cotopaxi Pacaya insulated jacket is designed for chilly shoulder season outings, snowy days, and breezy ridge tops.
Made with Yak fiber from the Tibetan Plateau, and an amazing natural fiber called Tencel, Kickstarter campaign launches for three lightweight baselayers that excel in the most extreme environments, and can handle anything you put them through.
Seasoned with southeast asian spices then slow grilled to perfection, Little Red Dot Kitchen Bak Kwa (pronounced Buck K'Wah) is a Singaporean and Malaysian street-style snack.
Xero Shoes has just launched their first Ipari, the Hana, a closed toe casual slip-on shoe, based on the FeelTrue (as used in Z-Trek) outsole (same 5,000 mile warranty included). Yes, a 'shoe' versus an open toe sandal.
These boat shoes will help promote better balance more than any dose of Dramamine; increase mobility in the saltiest of sea legs; and help alleviate certain foot ailments such as bunions and hammertoes.