We’re in a midst of an exciting time for running shoes. If you follow the running shoe industry closely, you are aware of the different trends, innovations, and design philosophies that have come (and gone) over the past few seasons. Luckily for footwear-geeks (like ourselves), we don’t see these changes in trends going away anytime… Read More


So we’re getting close to the calendar season of winter, which means it’s time to start planning and looking at product for this upcoming summer and fall. Is it hard to think about the warmer seasons when going outside requires several layers, minimum? Absolutely, but sometimes you gotta deal with it. First in the spotlight… Read More


Today, running footwear goes well beyond traditional, cushioned daily trainers. The minimalist footwear movement came on with a vengeance in 2010-11, and some minimalist runners continue to swear by stripped-down, bare bones shoes that give them an über close to the ground feel. For runners who want something a little more streamlined than a traditional… Read More


In 2012 we kicked off the year with a few of our predictions for 2012 running trends, and we’re back to try our hand at trend-predicting again. First up: fantastical footwear colors! In 2012 we saw a spectrum of hues in nearly every color imaginable. But from what we’ve seen for both Spring and Fall… Read More


New zero-drop shoes from ALTRA A handful (or should I say, a "foot-full") of new shoes featuring a "zero drop" hit running shoe stores this fall, including the Instinct (men's) and Intuition (women's, both $99) from a new company called ALTRA, and the MV2 from Newton (pronounced, "MV squared," $125). A major component of minimalist… Read More