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Boston Marathon 2017 Shoe Round-Up

We are rapidly closing in on the big day for a lot of runners around the world, the start of the 2017 Boston Marathon. While we really enjoy the beauty of the run, the people, the city, and the achievement; what we really like are shoes. Every year manufacturers release special editions specifically for Boston and we have started our round-up. We will keep this updated as more release, but without further ado…
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Lumo Run Valentine’s Day Giveaway!!

We are really excited to announce that we are giving away two Lumo Run sensors for Valentine’s Day. This little device we fell in love with last year and it’s designed to improve your running form. It’s also the first smart tracker to analyze your running form and offer personalized coaching to help you exceed your goals.
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Feature: Running in Japan with Brooks

Back in the day, I never really embraced the idea of running while I was traveling. I always took the approach that I would be walking all day and exercise would not be a problem, so why would I pack more equipment on top of it? Then several years ago I changed my perspective. The first trip I tried this on was a family trip to Ireland. I had run a couple times before another trips, but for this one I embraced it, in that I made running part of the trip itself. I chronicled my days, planned my routes, and I loved every minute of it. It allowed me to see the cities and sites from a new perspective early in the morning before the hustle and bustle of tourism and people began. There was this solitude that was so cleansing and while travel, in its essence, is supposed to be cathartic, it’s why we do it after all, but this added a whole new layer. I would run in places I probably would never see had I just been a tourist and this made the experience all the more valuable for me. I wasn’t concerned with my pace, my distance, or any of it. I just ran and enjoyed those moments.
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Exploring Leif Erikson Trail in Northwest Portland

There are a multitude of trails throughout the Pacific Northwest that are ready to be explored by runners of all experience levels. However, for those that live in or around Portland, Oregon they only need to look as far as their own backyard. Nestled in the west hills of the city lies acre upon acre of the unexplored Forest Park. With hundreds of trails and potential run routes, we tackled one of its most accessible and most popular, Leif Erikson.
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Holiday Seasons and Resolutions

The holiday season brings around a number of challenges for any athlete. Things like large family dinners, extensive travel, inclement weather, etc, and we wanted to take a moment and address those feelings and how to deal with them especially as it relates to your fitness routine. In this installment we want to talk about how you can beat those holiday blahs or at the very least embrace them.
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