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As days get longer and brighter, it’s important to protect your eyes from harmful glare and other elements. This spring we’ve been using three models that combine classic styling with the necessary protection you need.

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The Brooks Caldera 3 is an excellent choice for trail runners that like a little extra cushion without a lot of extra added weight.  Weighing in at 9.3oz, the Brooks Caldera 3 trail running...

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First Thoughts On The Adidas Terrex Stockhorn Gosh darn it…. I really didn’t want to review this Adidas Terrex Jacket…..   Seriously.  It’s the beginning of May, and I have been running in shorts and...

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Like bunnies and wildflowers, spring brings a fresh crop of socks each year. We’ve spent the past several weeks testing this season’s batch in a mixture of muddy, cool and hot conditions.

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Raidlight, a French based-company that has recently started to expand its US presence, makes several products that support the trail running experience, including apparel, hydration packs and shoes. Among their shoes, the Responsiv line is geared to tackle a variety of terrain types.

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The EVO Rehi is an outstanding shoe that tweaks the HOKA model to provide one of the fastest road or track shoes you’ll find on the shelf.

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Two gender-specific, generously cut shorts to help you transition from legging weather to warm, summer days.

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After an unusual and inclement Winter season, Spring is finally here. The time of the year that really gets us excited to spend more time outdoors. Particularly running, and what better way to kick...

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Stylish and functional are two words that easily describe the Smith Roam sunglasses. I’ve been testing these sunglasses on backcountry ski tours, skinny ski days at the local nordic center, trail running, dog walking/hiking,...

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This season’s batch were tested in extremely wet and muddy winter conditions throughout California and the Pacific Northwest, as well as the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and high desert terrain in Arizona.

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Jaybird RUN XT True Wireless Sport Headphones are the next evolution of the Jaybird RUN, designed for runners and athletes. Now totally waterproof (IPX7) with new color options, the Jaybird RUN XT combines a...

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A great all-purpose trail shoe for moving fast and light on all manner of trails. Their spec weight is among the lowest you’ll find in trail shoes, but there’s enough traction, comfort, and durability to use as a minimalist trainer or an outstanding race shoe for distances up to about 50k.

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A multi-purpose hydration pack designed for adventure running, mountain biking or moving fast through mountain terrain. It combines excellent cargo capacity with comfortable, durable construction and expansive front cargo access.

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ASICS has revealed their completely new concept in run efficiency, METARIDE. One of ASICS’ most important innovations in seven decades, and as part of ASICS’ ambition to help all runners to Win the Long...

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These women’s running tights from rabbit include a little compression and a lot of comfort. Perfect for mild winter weather or a chilly spring day, these tights will wick away moisture but aren’t insulated for sub-freezing temperatures.

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For the hardcore adventure crazies and the weekend warriors, having one pair of sunglasses that can do it all is pure joy.  While it’s nice to have specific sunglasses for every sport, lets face...

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Tifosi Swank SL and Svago – Where Sport Meets Life Have it all. Tifosi Optics is ready to wow sports enthusiasts and fashionistas with the release of their new styles, Swank SL and Svago....

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A rigid yet mobile and adjustable contraption that can be used for stretching most of the major muscle groups in your body, with primary effectiveness in the core muscles of your trunk, spine and hamstrings.

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When the temperatures drop and the snow starts to fly, a lot of runners head indoors and hit the treadmill or even hang up the running shoes altogether and call it the off season....

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SOUL Electronics, a global leader in consumer audio designed for the active and fitness-oriented lifestyle, announced its newest product: BLADE, the world’s first true wireless heart rate hearable earbuds with A.I. BiomechEngine. BLADE is...

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Thanks to Partnerships with Sound Expert JBL and Tech Leader Samsung, UA Creates a Seamless Digital Ecosystem for the Runner In 2019, Under Armour is committed to helping runners reach their goals by developing...

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Two thin but exceptionally warm gloves with high merino content designed for aerobic activity.

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Mobvoi Inc., a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company backed by Google™ and Volkswagen, introduced TicWatch Express 2 (E2) and TicWatch Sport 2 (S2) at CES 2019. Both smartwatches are based on Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear and...

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The Suunto 9 is the next generation in GPS watches geared towards endurance athletes who need extended duration battery life without sacrificing GPS accuracy.

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Modifications to the Timp 1.5 include a softer and more flexible midsole EVA compound, the inclusion of 4-Point Gaiter Trap attachments, and a slightly adjusted heel fit for increased snugness. The mesh uppers have also been upgraded and are supposedly more durable than the previous edition.

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Colder weather is here, but that shouldn’t stop you from getting outside and enjoying the fresh air. With a little help from some great gear you can be prepared for the colder weather. This...

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Our gear team spent the last three days of November in Austin, Texas exploring The Running Event (TRE). Our favorite part is getting a sneak peek at all the cool gear we’ll be checking out next year. This second installment is specific to gear, apparel and nutrition.

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Mountainsmith, craftsmen of iconic backcountry equipment and recreational outdoor gear has created the ultimate thru-hiking pack co-designed with elite long distance hiker, The Real Hiking Viking, aka Thomas Gathman. Mountainsmith and Gathman drew inspiration...

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Our gear team spent the last three days of November in Austin, Texas exploring The Running Event (TRE). Our favorite part is getting a sneak peek at all the cool gear we’ll be checking out next year. This first installment is specific to shoes, and Part 2 will cover gear, apparel and nutrition.

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Runners can be very particular about their gear and justifiably so, the right gear can make the difference between hitting a new PR to making the daily run a complete delight. Here are some...

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No two audiophiles’ preferences are exactly alike, but these holiday gift ideas for music and audio buffs are sure to please everyone from hard rock fans to podcast devotees. Wicked Audio Shred 2 Neck...

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Cold weather top and bottom garments for men and women, both created with lightweight construction, efficient ventilation, and strong thermoregulatory elements.  

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The Brooks Cascadia has become a constant over the years among a world of change and chaos. While this shoe continues to evolve through steady innovation, it hasn’t forgotten its core discipline, to provide...

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A two-way satellite tracking and communication device that is small and lightweight enough to conveniently carry on your long adventures.

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Tifosi Optics Launches Enliven Polarized, On-Shore and Off-Shore Color Enhancing Lens Technology Think of sunglasses as your music player. Sunglasses have one control feature, they turn down the volume of brightness of your environment....

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GuideRails empower the foot’s natural range of motion, so you and your shoe work together to keep you in your stride. Brooks Running Company brings its innovative GuideRails support system to the historic Adrenaline...

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A men’s hooded long sleeve shirt that has excellent insulation, moisture wicking, and odor resistance. Clever design elements include extra long cuffs with thumb holes, and a watch slot on the right sleeve.

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First Thoughts Of The Brooks Ricochet I want to be up front that I have been a fan of the Brooks line of running shoes. I have tested several, and run many good pairs...

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If you’re an athlete, outdoor enthusiast, or just want to make sure your eyes are properly protected, sports sunglasses are a must. Cheap sunglasses often use darkly tinted plastic for lenses which don’t actually...

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This season’s batch of shoes were tested in Coastal California’s rolling trails and steep wilderness areas, as well as throughout the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Colorado Rockies, wet Pacific Northwest forests and technical New England terrain.

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Cool weather and muddy trails can be a runner’s heaven, but they require a bit more toughness from your socks. We’ve been testing the following styles, any of which are well suited for your autumn trail adventures.

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Garmin announces integration with Spotify allowing customers to listen to offline playlists from their wrist. Garmin has integrated with Spotify, the world’s largest music streaming service, on compatible Garmin music watches. Garmin customers and Spotify...

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Topo Athletic shoes tend to occupy the lower and lighter weight end of the spectrum, but a new model this fall offers a high-cushioned option to their growing trail line.

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Altra introduces the Escalante Racer – Chicago, to commemorate racing in the Windy City with a red, blue and gray color scheme and a skyline silhouette on the lateral heel. The medial side features...

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Optimal hydration is essential for continued performance on the run. And while we love handhelds, there is no more of a convenient way to carry your hydration and running essentials than a hydration pack....

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A pleasant combination of low and springy, with excellent responsiveness and grip when you’re pushing the pace.

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A durable and highly functional backpack with capacity for full trail days or ultralight overnight outings.

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Jaybird’s Latest X-Series Design Delivers Improved Comfort and Ruggedness for Versatile Outdoor Performance Jaybird, a leader in sport headphones for runners, unveiled the Jaybird X4 Wireless Sport Headphones – the next evolution of the award-winning X-series...

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A vegan-friendly protein-enhanced recovery drink mix from Tailwind Nutrition, sold in portable packets or larger serving bags for home use.

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A lightweight and easy to use sleep system for fast packing, lightweight overnights, or quick setup and takedown before an early morning adventure run.

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