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New Shoe Review: Omni 16 from Saucony

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New Shoe Review: Omni 16 from Saucony

At the CRC, we don't just do shoes. We like to multitask! Whether that means putting on races, hosting group runs, or doing community outreach, we enjoy being a jack-of-all-trades. One shoe that fits this bill is the Saucony Omni 16. If you're looking for a great supportive shoe for running, casually walking around, or standing on your feet all day, this shoe should be on your list. Tech The Saucony Omni enters its 16th edition with some fresh updates. A new engineered mesh in the upper means that the fit is a bit more lightweight and dynamic. Say goodbye to...

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New Shoe Review: Glycerin 15 from Brooks

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New Shoe Review: Glycerin 15 from Brooks

As many runners use the start of summer as a kickoff for fall race training, nothing feels better on your feet than a brand-new pair of shoes. When you're covering mile after mile, your shoe needs to be soft yet responsive, with an upper that provides structure while still being flexible. If that sounds like your ideal shoe, then the Brooks Glycerin 15 could be the trainer that takes you through to fall. Tech The main improvements in the Glycerin 15 are a new upper material and a newly designed transitional zone across the middle of your foot. The midsole...

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New Shoe Review: GEL-Kayano 24 from ASICS

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New Shoe Review: GEL-Kayano 24 from ASICS

How do you spend your time? Work, sleep, friends and family? There are only 24 hours in the day and if you use some of your time to walk or run, you might be interested in the newest shoe update from ASICS: the GEL-Kayano 24! This is a tried-and-true supportive model that offers plenty of stability as well as some newer features for the 2017 version.  Tech Plenty of technology in this shoe! The biggest change is the sleek FluidFit upper material coupled with the continuation of what ASICS calls FlyteFoam that serves as the cushion in the shoe. The...

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New Shoe Review: PureBoost DPR from adidas

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New Shoe Review: PureBoost DPR from adidas

Adidas unveils a brand new shoe with the men's-only PureBoost DPR. The DPR stands for "Deconstructed Pure Racer," but this shoe is made for more than racing. The DPR not only makes a great option for any races on your calendar; it also gets great marks in the looks department and is cushioned enough for your daily runs. The Tech The cushion in the DPR is comprised of the now standard Boost material, which is a plastic instead of regular foam. Boost offers greater energy return and gives a soft and springy feel, plus you'll typically get more durability out of a Boost midsole...

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New Shoe Review: Air Zoom Pegasus 34 from Nike

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New Shoe Review: Air Zoom Pegasus 34 from Nike

The original Nike Pegasus released in 1983. Thirty-four years later,  Nike continues to role out this smooth Swoosh-stitched shoe for all to enjoy. This long-standing model is still going strong for those runners and walkers who want a responsive and cushioned ride. The Tech Nike updates the shoe with a new material they call Flymesh to provide support along with ventilation on the upper of the shoe. Signature Flywire technology hugs the foot across the arch to provide a fluid and adaptive fit. Pockets of air, called Zoom Air units, sit under your heel and forefoot to provide cushion and a blast off the...

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