Browsing articles tagged with " new balance"
Mar
22
2014

Review: New Balance Fresh Foam 980

New Balance Fresh Foam 980 Review

  I finally got my feet into a pair of New Balance’s new maximalist shoe, the New Balance Fresh Foam 980. Now I’ve known about this shoe for the last year and knew I’d want to try it as soon as it was dropped. I had high expectations, thanks in part to New Balance’s excellent marketing campaign, but was sadly disappointed in the final product. The midsole material in this shoe is it’s biggest selling […]

Jan
31
2014

Review: Hoka One One Stinson, Bondi B 2, Rapa Nui 2

Click here to watch the Hoka One One Bondi B 2 review!

I finally did it. After years of anticipation, emails from viewers, and reaching out to the manufacturers, I am finally able to test and review some of the most unique and anticipated shoes yet: The Hoka One One Stinson Evo, The Bondi B 2 and the Rapa Nui 2. Each of these shoes has it’s own character, benefits and flaws, so I’ll let the videos do the talking. I will say that I was hugely […]

Jan
8
2014

The Ginger’s New Year’s Running Resolutions

2014

2013 was amazing for me. After taking a nice long holiday break to let my mind and body reset, I’m back and ready to set some goals! Here are my running resolutions for 2014. In the comments of this video, let me know YOUR resolutions/goals for the year and let’s keep each other on track! HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Dec
13
2013

Review: Brooks PureDrift

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So the Brooks PureDrift (http://runningshoes.com/mens-brooks-puredrift/nightlife-black-euro-blue-silver) has been out for some time now, but I’ve wanted to get my feet into it since it’s release. FINALLY, I have the chance to review them and while they’re a fun, fast shoe that really caters to light, efficient and fast runners, they have some issues that bug me. While the upper is soft, light and comfortable, it bunches in the toe box. While the toe box is wide […]

Dec
5
2013

Review: New Balance 1010v2

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It’s been awhile, but I finally put my feet back into some New Balance goodness. The best part about the 1010v2 (http://runningshoes.com/mens-new-balance-1010-v2/blue-yellow) is that I LOVE THEM! Seriously, they have everything I want and need in a trail shoe and hit the mark on all accounts. They are light, flexibile, have an amazing toe box, a comfortable upper, some protection underneath, and just feel nimble and awesome. The only negatives are that they could potentially […]

Nov
18
2013

Review: ECCO Biom Evo Racer Lite

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So, Ecco recently contact me and asked if I’d like to review a pair of their BIOM Evo Racer Lite. Never one to turn down the opportunity to review a new pair of kicks, I obliged, not fully sure of what I would get. I am happy to report that I have enjoyed my time in the Evo Racers more than I expected I would. They are a fast, responsive 5mm drop shoe utilizing a […]

Nov
12
2013

Race Recap: Cuyamaca 100k (My First 100k & Video!)

Cuyamaca 100k Race Report

It was early in my second loop that my world started to crumble. Almost in an instant, I went from feeling strong and confident to pure death-march. My legs had felt like lead pipes dragging giant cinder blocks being hammered by pick-axes from below for miles. My stomach wanted to wretch all of it’s contents across the beautiful tall golden grass that surrounded me for miles in every direction. I had a decision to make: […]

Oct
24
2013
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Review: Skora Core

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The fine folks over at Skora Running sent me a pair of their relatively new Core model. Having reviewed their Form model, I knew that I was going to get a quality pair of minimal footwear and was anxious to see how they compared. Well, I’m happy to say that the Core is a solid shoe with a number of improvements over the Form and an all-around fantastic quality shoe for those looking for a […]

Aug
27
2013

Race Recap: The Squamish 50 Mile Ultra Marathon (Video)

The Squamish 50

As we passed her, body slumped over, hands on knees, looking absolutely destitute, I put a hand on her shoulder and asked, “Are you ok? Do you need anything?” with a slight hint of concern. Her face turned to mine and her eyes revealed just how far down her own rabbit hole she had fallen. A quiet, polite voice slowly returned with, “Uhh, I’m ok. Thanks though.” I held her space-gaze a moment longer in […]

Aug
8
2013
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Review: Saucony Kinvara 4

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Well, it was a matter of time before I slipped my feet into the new Kinvara 4 from Saucony. After my love affair with the Kinvara 3 and the subsequent review (Watch the review HERE), I was hoping for 2 things: that I’d love the 4 more and that the shoe would be improved upon. Well, as it turns out, I love the shoe equally (not a bad thing) and the shoe has some improvements, […]

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