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39% less risk of injury in runners who use multiple shoes.

Study Backs Rotating Shoes to Lower Injury Risk You've probably been told that running in two or more pairs of shoes throughout the week can lower your risk of injury. According to a first-of-its-kind study, you've probably been told correctly, as runners who rotated among multiple mod…

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6 Essential Strategies Revealed by the Science of Hot Weather Running

Many of us are now well into the summer months. Eighty, ninety, and even one hundred degree days are not uncommon. Beautiful weather if you’re just enjoying a walk, but downright sweltering if you are trying to get a run in.  If you have not adapted to the summer heat y…

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Why You Don’t Need to Train Faster to Run Faster

Sensational headline, I know. It likely belongs on the cover of a magazine being sold at the checkout line at a grocery store, but bear with me because it’s actually quite true. You see, one of the most difficult concepts to master as a runner is that you don’t need to be runn…

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Can Maximally Cushioned Shoes like the Hoka Relieve Foot Pain?

https://www.footankle.com/can-maximally-cushioned-shoes-like-hoka-relieve-foot-pain/# A new type of “super-cushioned” shoe has recently come to the market and for certain people these shoes have proven to be helpful and decreasing foot pain. The first company to bring the…

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Does a Shoe’s Heel-to-Toe Drop Matter?

For the full article click here A new study finds no difference in injury rates, but there are other factors worth considering. ByScott Douglas WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2016, 12:09 PM   RYAN OLSZEWSKI If you look at current running shoe offerings, you won&#…

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Sole Man: Have A “Heel-Drop” Sweet Spot?

For the full article click here Sole Man: Have A “Heel-Drop” Sweet Spot? By Brian Metzler, Published Jul. 15, 2012, Updated Jan. 18, 2016 at 12:22 PM UTC A few of my recent favorite low-profile shoes. What's your take on shoes with a low heel-toe drop? As you mig…

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Coffee Marathon 2016

Get moving while discovering some new routes through scenic parts of our city hovering around local coffee shops! If you missed it the first time around, now is your chance to see what all the buzz is about! Registration is now open for the 2016 Coffee Marathon! This year the event is …

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Why Altra

What began as experimental shoe alterations has transformed into the only shoe company to provide a cushioned Zero Drop™ platform and FootShape™ toe box. This innovative combo promotes low-impact technique and allows your feet to remain in a natural, relaxed position across every…

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Runners Village

In the year 2,000, there were 12,000,000 people in Ghana. Today 27,000,000. Imagine 15,000,000 children under 15. By 2050 there will be over 50,000,000 in an area the size of Oregon. Above and beyond our Village family program we are now teaching children how to plant and care for …

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