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Running SHOES & GEAR

Running Shoes & Gear

As Runners, we technically dont need any special equipment, but that hasn’t stopped the running gear companies from coming up with a plethora of options. Do runners really need all of this special gear? Well, the answer depends on each individual runner.

Some runners prefer to be strapped onto a heart rate monitor with the GPS beeping and the iPod music bumping. Other runners are quite the opposite, opting for nothing more than an air-cushioned pair of kicks and the sound of nature to keep them company.

The vast majority of runners would say that the choice of footwear tops the list of must-have running gear. Your running shoes are like an extension of your feet. Fit, cushion, and support are all critical.

Watch for the latest news about running shoes and honest reviews for must-have running gear.

Get to Know Your Feet to Choose the Right Running Shoes
By Coach Evan Jensen
Get to Know Your Feet to Choose the Right Running Shoes Not long before legendary runner Steve Prefontaine showed up to run for the University of Oregon, head track Coach Bill Bowerman was trying to design a better shoe. He stripped down the . . . Keep reading
Shoe Shopping Tips to Beat Sticker Shock
Shoe Shopping Tips to Beat Sticker Shock Here's one of the cool things about running. Compared to many other sports, it's still relatively inexpensive to enjoy. Most of us can . . . Keep reading
Win The Fight against Plantar Fasciitis
Coach Peyton Hoyal
Win The Fight against Plantar Fasciitis When Ohio-based running mom and blogger Heather Winkler ran the Flying Pig Half Marathon in Cincinnati, she was in good company with more than . . . Keep reading
5 Keys to Finding your Favorite Running Shoes
By Coach Peyton Hoyal
5 Keys to Finding your Favorite Running Shoes Over the course of a runner's journey, different shoes will be manufactured that may seem to have it all -- proper cushioning, style . . . Keep reading
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