Running Northwest

Product Reviews, Races, Events, Routes, Trails, and much more

Review: Saucony Drylete XPT Pant

If tights just aren’t your thing in the winter and you want something thats a good cross between a pant and a tight, then take a look at the Saucony Drylete XPT Pant. These things are designed for maximum warmth and breathability, but not at the expense of movability and flexibility. So they aren’t big and baggy or really flowy when you run, instead they hold tight allowing for maximum performance.
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Review: New Balance Ultra 6 Inch Short

The Ultra 6 inch short is a great warm weather short or for those that like a more traditional mid to short leg running short. We really loved the topo design, it lended itself really well to both road and trail running. The short comes in two colors a black on black and then a grey with neon green trim and both are solid looking. The fabric is also anti-snag which is a big plus for trail runners.
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Events Page is Now Live!

We have completed updated our Events page and thanks to our trusty crew, it now features over 500 events in the Pacific Northwest for 2015. The listings include road runs, trail runs, marathons, ultras, and more. You can filter or free form search and each listing includes location information, contact info, and websites where you can sign up.
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Review: 4iiii Viiiiva ANT+ Bluetooth HR Monitor

Having experimented with quite a few different heart rate monitors over the years, I wasn’t expected a whole lot from 4iiii’s take on it. That being said, I have been more than pleasantly surprised and given the price point and its flexibility its definitely a strong contender. If you take nothing else away from this, then just know that the Viiiiva is well designed piece of hardware and if you are someone who uses both their phone as well as a watch to run with, then this may just be the device you have been looking for.
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The Site is Live!!

After a long wait, we are pleased to announce the launch of Running Northwest. The goal of the site is to provide running related information with a definite lean to the Pacific Northwest. We have a lot in store for the future, but we are kicking off with some great shoe and apparel reviews as well as a pretty massive filterable event system.
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