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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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Brace Yourself: Deciding Which Medical Device Is Best for You

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Brace Yourself: Deciding Which Medical Device Is Best for You

I think if we took a formal poll of runners and asked, “What is your biggest fear in training?”, the overwhelming majority of answers would be “getting injured.” While the occasional injury might occur with consistent running, the best way to shorten the amount of time you’re injured is to address any issues quickly and effectively. When an injured runner/walker has decided to look into a medical device of some sort (or their doctor has recommended it), it can be tough to know what item to look for. No injury treats every runner the same, and no runner responds to any...

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New Shoe Review: Clayton 2 from HOKA ONE ONE

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New Shoe Review: Clayton 2 from HOKA ONE ONE

The HOKA ONE ONE Clayton 2 is the updated version of the lightweight, fast-feeling original Clayton. Ready to learn more? Then let's get right into it! Tech The Clayton 2 features a few signature HOKA technologies to make this shoe as durable as possible without holding you back. The Clayton 2 continues to make use of a full RMAT rubber outsole and Meta Rocker midsole. This means the shoe runs like a HOKA with a distinctive roll in the stride to help cushion you and get you to that next step. The updated Clayton 2 improves on the upper where...

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Slide Into Spring and Summer with HOKA ONE ONE Sandals

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Slide Into Spring and Summer with HOKA ONE ONE Sandals

With the weather in Columbus pushing the thermometers up, it's time to start thinking about warm weather footwear. Slide into the hottest new shoe at CRC with the HOKA ONE ONE Ora Recovery Slide and take on the streets and trails with the HOKA ONE ONE Tor Trafa! Ora Recovery Slide Picture this: You just finished a grueling Saturday morning long run at your local CRC. The dreaded humidity has returned and your socks and shoes are a bit squishy with sweat. You have to walk to your car and return home to prop your legs up and recover for the...

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New Coaches Tracey and Kristi Are Ready to Make a Difference with L2R

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New Coaches Tracey and Kristi Are Ready to Make a Difference with L2R

Love2Reach is the Columbus Running Company’s charity training program. Founded in 2013 by a group of runners and walkers who wanted to do something more for their community, L2R is now in its fifth season of giving back to the Columbus area through fundraising and racing. Two of L2R’s new assistant coaches are Tracey King and Kristi Aiken. Tracey is in her first coaching role after running with the team as an athlete for the previous two seasons. “I joined CRC’s running group in the winter of 2014/2015 with the plan of running my first full the next fall,” Tracey says. “On...

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