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Fastest Running Shoes, the Battle for Number One

Everyone wants to be fast and manufacturers are doing everything they can to make that more achievable. Shoes are getting lighter, more technically advanced, and even forcing governing bodies to put standards place to oversee what can and can't be done. The following list is some of the fastest out there right now and all road legal. Brooks Brooks Hyperion Elite Drop: 8mm Weight: 6.9oz Price: $250 Note this was NOT the ...

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TRE2019 Featured

The Running Event 2019 Show Wrap-Up

The Running Event brings together almost every major brand under one roof to show off the upcoming year’s lineup to both retailers and press alike. We had the opportunity to attend and it was awesome to see what some folks have in store for the running community this coming year. We will breakdown each brand in a moment, but it’s important to look at the pervasive trends before diving deeper. TRENDS Male ...

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Topo Athletic Zephyr Featured

Topo Athletic Zephyr Review

Topo Athletics is best known for producing reliable and comfortable shoes, the majority of which are best for most recreational level runners moving at comfortable paces. The newly released Zephyr changes all that as it marks their first foray into a true performance shoe that can compete with other speed shoes, while also remaining true to the brand ideologies. It marks a new beginning for Topo Athletics, so let’s see ...

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Topo Athletic Magnifly 3 Featured

Topo Athletic Magnifly 3 Review

Topo Athletic is one of those brands it seems we are always asked about and are always reminding people about. They ride this relatively unknown line and then produce solid shoes like the Fli-Lyte 3, the Phantom, and in this case, the Magnifly 3. Zero drop, full knit upper, and super comfortable it does tick all the marks. However, what matters to us is really how it runs. Quick Details, Specs, ...

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Topo Athletic Fli-Lyte 3 Review

The Fli-Lyte the flagship road model in the Topo Athletic lineup. Designed to be a perfect everyday shoe that any runner will find approachable it sports light weights, a mild drop, and an approachable aesthetic. The release of the Fli-Lyte 3 brings an updated more breathable upper but reinforces their commitment to the model. Quick Details, Specs, and Availability Weighs in at 8.4oz or 238g for a US Men’s 9 Has ...

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Topo Athletics ST-3 Review

Topo Athletic hits us again with another update, this time on the road side with their new ST-3s. This super light and zero drop shoe gets a bit of a rework, so again we put it in the hands of our capable testers to capture both the good and the bad. Construction: Upper The upper on the ST-3 uses a full engineered mesh just with an updated pattern. The heel cup itself ...

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Topo Athletic MTN Racer 3

Topo Athletic MTN Racer Review

Topo Athletic has gone all in this last year in terms of refining and broadening their line to ensure they have representation across multiple aspects of road and trail running. Never is this truer than with the release of the latest in their trail arsenal, the MTN Racer. This is their latest and most dynamic trail runner and while it features a number of elements that their other trail show, ...

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Topo Athletic MT-3 Review

Topo Athletics updates there MT trail line up with the new MT-3. This is really your everyday trail runner that sits at a comfortable spot in the lineup against their Terraventure and new MTN Racer models. It is not a highly technical shoe by any means, but as a shoe you can just throw on and drop into any trail it is pretty successful. We gave it the his and ...

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Topo Athletic Phantom 3

Topo Athletic Phantom Review

Topo Athletics has consistently maintained a solid lineup across the road and trail running ecosystem, but they have always lacked in one model... a high cushion road runner. The Phantom is here to fix that and finally brings something for those customers looking for a higher stack height, a bit more cushion as well as a bit more foot security. We think it is something they have missed all along ...

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Topo Athletic Terraventure 2 2

Topo Athletic Terraventure 2 Review

Topo Athletics had a great shoe with the original Terraventure and now with the updated Terraventure 2, they have fixed a lot of the issues found in the original especially when it comes to traction. We handed it over to our his and hers testers and have the results. Construction: Upper The upper on the Terraventure 2 sees am overhaul from the original, making it now softer and more flexible. They are ...

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