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2018 Previews & Introductions Articles and Videos here
The 5 Best Performance Trainer Racers of 2018, So Far! Article here

RUNNING ELECTRONICS, MUSIC  & GPS
  
   Fitness Electronics, GPS & Run Music
   Garmin inReach Mini 2 Way Satellite Communicator/Locator review 7/18 New!
   Suunto 9 Baro  Initial Testing review 7/18 New!
   Garmin Fenix 5 Plus Initial Testing review 6/18 New!
   Garmin Fenix 5/5S/5X Plus Series and Suunto 9 GPS Watch Preview article 6/18 New!
   Comparison Review Suunto Spartan Wrist Baro vs. Garmin Fenix 5X review 1/18 New!
   2017 Best Run GPS Heart Rate Watches, Sport Earphones & Wearable Sensors article 
   Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR Baro review  11/17 
   Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR Baro video walkthrough 11/17 
   Epson ProSense 307 review and video here 11/17 
   Garmin Vivoactive 3 introduction and feature run through YouTube video 10/17 
   Polar OH1 arm optical heart rate sensor review 10/17 
   Bose SoundSport Free wire free earphones review 10/17 
   Fitbit Ionic GPS/HR watch review 9/17 
   Fitbit Ionic, Garmin Vivosport, Suunto Spartan Trainer First impressions review 9/17
   Polar M430 GPS/HR watch review  6/17 
   Whoop Strap 2.0 review  5/17
   Garmin Fenix 5X & Forerunner 935 review and comparisons 4/17
   Garmin 2016 : Forerunner 35, Vivoactive HR, Vivosmart HR+ article here 
   Vivosmart HR+ review 8/16 
   Garmin 2016: Vivoactive HR, Fenix 3 HR, Forerunner 735XT review 

RUNNING SHOES & APPAREL BY BRAND

adidas
 Solar Boost initial review 5/18 New!
 adizero Sub2 Multi Tester In Depth review 4/18 New!
 adizero Sub2 initial review 4/18 New!
 2018 Boston Marathon® edition adizero Boston 7 LTD 3/18 review New!
 PureBoost DPR review 8/17 
 Aero Bounce review 8/17 
 2017 Energy Boost (4) review 6/17 
 adizero Tempo 9 review 6/17 
 Terrex Agravic Speed review 5/17 
 Terrex Agravic Alpha Shield Hoodie review 2/17 
 Terrex Trailmaker review 2/17 
 Supernova (Glide 9) review 1/17 
 adizero Boston 6 review 10/16 
 Terrex X-King review 4/16 
 Terrex Agravic GTX review 
 adios Boost 3 review 4/16 New!
 Raven Boost review 7/15
 Response Trail Boost review 7/15 
  Most Versatile of the Boost Trail Shoes to Date
 Adizero XT Boost Trail Shoe review 6/15 
  Superb Upper. Agile and Stable with Great Traction. Suitable for any Terrain
 adidas Ultra Boost review 2/15: 
  An Experiment on the Soft and "Natural" Side. A Shoe for LSD: Long Slow Distance.
  Terrex Boost trail runner (8/2014) review 
  Energy Boost 1 (2013) review
  adios Boost 1     (2013) review
  Boston Boost    (2014) review
  Glide Boost compared to Energy Boost (2014) article
   

Altra Running
Escalante 1.5 review 5/18 New!
Torin 3.5 Mesh and Knit review 5/18 New!
Paradigm 4.0 initial review 4/18 New!
King MT 1.5 1/18 review New!
Instinct 4.5 1/18  review New!
Duo review 1/18 New!
Superior 3.5 review 1/18 New!
Altra Fall 2018 Previews 12/17 
Torin 3.0 review 10/17 
One 3.0 review 9/17 
Timp 3.0 review 8/17 
Lone Peak 3.5 review 6/17 
Escalante in depth review 2/17 
Escalante first run review/details 2/17 
2017 Altra Preview article 12/16 
Lone Peak 3.0 review 8/16 
Torin 2.5 review 7/16 
The One 2.5  review 11/15 
Impulse 10/15 
 A Pleasant Surprise. Fast,Light "Stability" Shoe That  Doesn't Run Like One.
Paradigm (8/14) review 
OR: Superior 2.0, Instinct 3.0, Provision 2.0 (8/14) preview 
Paradigm, One2, Olympus, Instinct 2, Superior 1.5 (2014) article

ASICS
Gecko XT trail shoe review 7/18 New!
Gel-Cumulus 20 initial review 4/18 New!
Noosa FF review 7/17 
Roadhawk FF review 7/17 
Gel-Nimbus 19 review 7/17
DynaFlyte first impressions 7/16 
FuzeX review 7/16 

Brooks
Levitate 2 full review 7/18 New!
Levitate 2 initial review 6/18 New!
Glycerin 16 review 6/16 New!
Ghost 11 review 6/16 New!
Canopy Jacket Desi's Boston jacket review 4/18 New!
Caldera 2  review 1/18 New!
Ravenna 9 review 1/18 New!
Mazama 2 review 1/i8 New!
Launch 5 review 12/17 New!
Made to order personalized run shoes from Brooks, HP, Superfeet intro article 12/17 New!
Levitate review 9/17 
Glycerin 15 review 6/17 
PureGrit 6 review 6/17 
Ghost 10 review 6/17 
Ghost 9 review 2/17 
Caldera review 12/16 
Neuro 2 review 12/16 
PureFlow 6 review 12/16 
Launch 4 review 11/16 
2017 Brooks Preview 8/16 here 
Mazama review 7/16 
Hyperion review 7/16 
Asteria first impressions 5 6/16 
PureGrit 5 first impressions 5 6/16 
Neuro review 3/16 
Transcend 3 review 2/16 
Cascadia 11 review 1/16 
Launch 3 review 12/15 
Ghost 8 review 10/15 
OR: Launch 2, Transcend 2 (8/14)  preview 

Hoka One One

Bondi 6 review 7/18 New!
Clifton 5 review 6/18 New!
EVO Mafate review 6/18 New!
Torrent review 5/18 New!
Napali ATR review 2/18 New!
Napali review 2/18 New!
Bondi 5 review 1/18 New!
Mach full review 11/17 New!
Cavu full review 11/17 New!
Cavu and Mach initial impressions review 10/17 New!
Speed Instinct 2 review 8/17
Arahi 1 review 7/17 
Clifton 4 review 6/17 
Speedgoat 2 review 4/17 
Clayton 2 review 4/17 
Hupana article 2016 Shoe of the Year 12/16
2017 Hoka Previews article 
Vanquish 2 6/16 review 
Clayton 3/16 review 
Infinite  review 2/16 
Tracer race shoe review 11/15 
Tor Ultra High WP run boot review 11/15 
SpeedGoat Review 5/15  : 
    Lively, Light, All Terrain Speedster  for Straight  Ahead Trails"
  Challenger ATR trail runner (12/14) review 
  Comparison Review: Hoka One One Huaka and Clifton (8/14)  review 
  OR: Spring 2015 preview, multiple models incl. Challenger ATR (8/14) preview 
  Rapa Nui  (2013) review
  Clifton, Huaka, Mafate Speed (2014) article
  Huaka (2014) review 

La Sportiva 
Uragano GTX and Tempesta GTX reviews 10/17 New!
Akyra review 4/17 
Crossover 2.0 GTX review 2/17 
Mutant vs. Akasha comparison 6/16 review 
Akasha review 5/16 
Mutant Review 4/15  
    Very Supportive Upper, Great Cushion, Deep Lugs, and an Agile Forefoot. All for less  than 11 oz.
  Helios SR  Review 4/15  
    A Strikingly Light, All Terrain Capable, Very Refined Trail Runner  with One Flaw.

Merrell
Agility Peak Flex review 8/17 

Mizuno
Wave Rider 21 review 11/17 New!
Wave Rider 20 review 6/17 
Wave Shadow review 5/17 

Montrail
  FluidFlex FKT review 4/17 
  OutDry Ex Light Jacket review 2/17 
  Caldorado 1/16 review 
  Trans Alps 12/15 review 
  FluidFlex ST Review: "Stable, Supportive, Low Slung Trail Runner"  5/15 


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New Balance
  Fresh Foam Beacon 6/18 review New!
  1400v6 review 4/18 New!
  Summit Unknown review 2/18 New!
  Fresh Foam Hierro v3 review 2/18 New!
  880v7 review 2/18 New!
  Fresh Foam Zante v4 review 2/18 New!
  LD5000v5 Track Spikes review 1/18 New!
  Fresh Foam 1080v8 review 12/17 New!
  890v6 review 11/17 New!
  FuelCore Sonic review 8/17 
  Vazee Summit Trail v2 6/17 review 
  RC1400v5 review 4/17
  Leadville v3 review 4/17 
  Hierro v2 trail full review 2/17 
  Fresh Foam Zante v3 review 11/16
  Vazee 2090 review 7/16 
  Fresh Foam Gobi hybrid 6/16 review 
  Vazee Summit Trail 5/16 review 
  RC 1400 v4 3/16 review 
  Fresh Foam Zante v2 2/16 review 
  Fresh Foam 1080v6 12/15 review 
  Vazee Pace review 7/15 
  Fresh Foam Boracay "2nd Generation Fresh Foam, Excellent Ride"  (2/15) review 
  Fresh Foam Zante (11/14)  review  
  OR: Fresh Foam Zante and Fresh Foam Boracay (8/14)  preview 
  Fresh Foam 980 Road (2014) review
  Fresh Foam 980 Trail   (2014) review

Nike
  Zoom Pegasus Turbo review 7/18 New!
  Zoom Pegasus 35 review 5/18 New!
  Epic React Flyknit review 2/18 New!
  Zoom Vaporfly 4% initial review7/17 
  Zoom Fly in depth 4 tester review 6/17 
  Zoom Fly first impressions review 6/17 
  Zoom Pegasus 34 review 5/17 
  Zoom Terra Kiger 4 review 5/17 
  Zoom Vaporfly 4% First Impressions 4/17 
  Zoom Vomero 12 review 2/17 
  Zoom Elite 9 review 1/17 
  Zoom All Out Flyknit 11/16 review 
  Zoom Streak 6 7/16 review 
  Zoom Wildhorse 3 7/16  review 
  Zoom Terra Kiger 3 7/16  review 
  Kiger Trail Vest 7/16 review 
  Lunarepic Flyknit 3/16 review 
  Lunar Tempo 1 Review 4/15 review 

ON Running
  Cloudace review 7/18 New!
  ON Women's apparel line review 5/18 New!
  ON Men's Apparel line review 5/18 New!
  Cloud X review 12/17 New!
  Cloudrush review 7/17
  Cloudflow review 12/16
  The Cloud review 11/16 
  Cloudventure review 9/16 
  Cloudsurfer review 3/16 

Reebok
 Floatride Run Fast review 4/18 New!
 OSR Grasse Road review 3/18 New!
 Floatride Run ULTK, Fast, and Fast Pro Preview and 1st Run Impressions 12/17 New!

Salming
 Speed 6 review 9/17 New!
 EnRoute review 2/17 
 Distance D4 10/16 review 
 T2 5/16 review 
 Speed 3 5/16 review 
 Distance 3 4/16 review 

Salomon 
 Salomon Ultra Pro review 6/18 New!
 Salomon S/Lab Ultra review 4/18 New!
 Salomon Sonic RA Pro review 3/18 New!
 Salomon S/Lab Hybrid Jacket review 3/18 New!
 Salomon Sonic RA and Sonic RA Max reviews 1/18 New!
 Salomon Fall 2018 Previews 12/17 New!
 Salomon XA Elevate  review 11/17 New!
 Salomon XA Elevate first impressions review 9/17 
 Salomon Sense and Sense SG review 8/17 
 Salomon Sense Ride review 6/17 
 Salomon Sense Ultra Set 5L & 8L vests review 5/17
 Salomon Sense Pro Max hybrid review 4/17 
 Salomon S-Lab Ultra trail runner review 3/17 
 Salomon S-Lab Sonic 2 review 2/17 
 Salomon Vibe Technology Explained, Sonic with Vibe tested article 12/16 
 Salomon XA Alpine (11/16) review 
 Salomon S-Lab Wings (10/15) review 
 Salomon S-Lab Sense X-Series (2/15) "Salomon Hits the Road" review 
 Salomon S-Lab Sense Set Race Vest 12/14  review 

OR: S-LAB Sense X Series & packs (8/14) preview 

Saucony
 Freedom ISO 2 review 6/18 New!
 Ride ISO review 5/18 New!
 Kinvara 9 review 4/18 New!
 Peregrine 8 review 4/18 New!
 Triumph ISO 4 review New!
 Liberty ISO review 10/17 
 Triumph ISO 4 first run impressions 8/17 
 Zealot ISO 3 review 7/17 
 Koa TR  review 6/17 
 Zealot ISO 3 first run impressions review  5/17
 Ride 10 full review 3/17 
 KInvara 8 full review 3/17 
 Peregrine 7 review 1/17 
 KInvara 8 initial review 1/17 
 Triumph ISO 3 review 9/16 
 Freedom ISO review 9/16 
 Xodus ISO review 7/16 
 Zealot ISO 2 review 6/16 
 Life on the Run Shoe and Apparel Collection review 6/16 
 Ride 9 review 5/16 
 Peregrine 6 review 3/16 
 Kinvara 7 review 2/16 
 Everun Triumph ISO 2 review 12/15 
 ISO Triumph 12/14  "Firm Under Cushion. Outstanding Any Foot Upper" review  
 ISO Saucony Zealot (10/14) review 
 OR: Zealot, Triumph, Hurricane Spring 2015 preview 

Scott
Supertrac RC review 9/17 

Skechers Performance
  GO Run Max Trail 5 Ultra review 6/18 New!
  GO meb Speed 5 review 4/18 New!
  GO Run Forza 3 review 2/18 New!
  GOmeb Razor 2 review 2/18 New!
  GO Run 6 review 2/18 New!
  GOrun Ride 7 review 1/18 New!
  GOrun Forza 3 review 1/18 New!
  GOrun Ultra R2 review 7/17 
  GOmeb Razor and GOrun 5 Compared article 12/16 
  GoMeb Speed 3-2016 and GoRun 4-2016 review 2/16 
  GoRun Forza review 2/16 
  GoTrail Ultra 3  review 1/16
  GORun Ultra Road 7/15 
   Max Cushion with a Innovative Well Ventilated, Supportive Knit Upper
  GORun Ride 4: Solid Update (02/2015) review 
  OR: GoMeb Speed 3 Meb's Boston win shoe!  (8/14) preview
  GoRun Ultra 1 (2014) review
  GoRun Ride 3 (2014) review

361 USA
   Meraki review 11/17 New!

Topo Athletic
  Runventure 2 review 5/18 New!
  Magnifly 2 review 1/18 New!
  Fly-Lyte 2 review 6/17 
  Terraventure review 1/17
  ST-2 review 9/16 
  Ultrafly review 5/16 
  MT-2 review 3/16 
  Magnifly 8/15
  Refined Blend of Lessons Learned: Maximal, Natural, Lighter Weights, and Mid Foot

Under Armour
UA Scrambler Hybrid and UA Atlas Gore Active Jacket review 5/18 New!
UA Reactor Exert Jacket review 4/18 New!
HOVR Sonic Connected review 3/18 New!
HOVR Sonic review1/17 New!
UA Charged Bandit 3 review 11/17 

Running Apparel
   Saucony Life on the Run Collection review 6/16 
   High Performance Summer 2016 apparel review 5/16 
   Pearl Izumi BioViz Flash 3/4 Tights and Run Pants (11/15) review 
   3 Supreme Baselayers: Patagonia Air Merino, Compressport On/Off, Craft Extreme     Active 10/15 review 
   Patagonia Nano-Air Jacket (11/14) review 
   Salomon S-Lab Sense Shorts   (2014) review
   Patagonia Strider Pro Shorts    (2014) review

Running Accessories-lighting, recovery, hydration, packs, etc...
   UltrAspire Momentum Race Vest review 5/15 New!
   YakTrax Diamond Grip and Run Traction review 3/18 New!
   Inov-8 Ultra 10 BOA Hydration vest review 3/18 New!
   Naked Running Band v2 Review and Running Vest and Bra preview 12/17 New!
   T-Pin Roller review 11/17 New!
   Nathan Switchblade 24 oz. Hydration belt review 7/17 
   Nathan Vapor Krar 4L & 12L review 6/17 
   Spring 2017 Run Accessories and Apparel round up mini reviews here 5/17 
   Black Diamond Icon Headlamp review 5/17 
   Naked Running Band review 4/17 
   Running Pole comparison review Leki, Kompredell 3/16 
   Ultimate Direction AK Mountain race vest review 
   Ultraspire Alpha 3.0 race vest review 3/17 
   Ultraspire Zygos 2.0 race vest review 1/17 
   Ultraspire Epic Hi Capacity race vest review 12/16 
   Kiger Trail Vest 7/16 review
   Ultraspire Lumen 600 light belt and Pelican 2780 headlamp (10/15)  review 
   Salomon Sense Set Run Vest (12/14) review  
   Salomon Park Hydro Handheld  (2014) review
   Salomon Agile Belt  (2014) review
   Source hydration bladders   (2014) review
   Oofos Sandals (2014) review
Sunglasses
   7 Best Run and Multi-Sport Sunglasses of 2018 article 6/18 New!
   adidas Zonyk Midcut Pro with Shiny Chrome and Glow Vario lenses review 6/18 New!
   Julbo Aerospeed Sunglasses review 5/18 New!
   District Vision Run Sunglasses review 5/18 New!
   Bolle 6th Sense Modular Sunglasses and Trackdown MTB helmet review 5/18 New!
   Zeal Sable Polarized Sunglasses review 3/18 New!

   Oakley EVZero Path Prizm Trail Sunglasses review 3/18 New!


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Running Shoe said...

Well, today I found Mizuno Wave Inspires in my size, so I just ordered a pair. The reviews and description sound like they are just what I need. I'm psyched!