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Keep up with the latest shoes and gear.

Gift Guide: TYR Dry-Off Sport Towel

The Dry-Off Sport Towel from TYR is an essential for every runner’s gym bag. The 17” x 13” chamois towel replaces traditional bulky alternatives. It is super absorbent, quick-drying and retains its softness use after use. Available in lavender and two shades of blue, the towel comes in its own storage case, perfect for tucking […]

Gift Guide: Lace Up for the Cure Collection

2010 marks New Balance’s 21st anniversary of partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, fighting to eradicate breast cancer. The Lace Up collection offers a variety of stylish and functional shoes, apparel and accessories. My personal favorite is the “Protect 2nd Base” tee shirt, a flirty and fitted Polyester/Spandex blend. The best aspect of […]

Gift Guide: Running Charms

I’m excited to share a new discovery – a selection of sterling silver charms from jewelry maker Jessica’s Gifts. The running-themed charms can be worn on necklaces or bracelets, alone or in combination. I particularly like the “Will Run for Cupcakes” and “Love to Run” designs pictured here, but there are several different options available […]

Gift Guide: Shoe Pouch ID

I’ve written previously about the original Road ID – the sport-styled safety wristband containing customized emergency contact information. This year, Road ID has done one better for runners, offering the Shoe Pouch ID which attaches easily to shoelaces with a 3M reflective Velcro strap. The pouch itself is made of water-resistant ripstop nylon and is […]

Gift Guide: The Stick

As athletes, we all experience sore muscles, and a bit of self-massage can make a huge difference in our recovery and enjoyment of subsequent training sessions. The Stick is one of the simplest, yet most effective massage tools available, and an ideal gift for every type of runner. The Stick consists of a series of […]

Gift Guide: Run Like A Mother

If you haven’t yet read Run Like A Mother, you’ll want to buy a copy for yourself as well as one for each of your running mother friends. A collaborative effort by training partners and fitness writers Dimity McDowell and Sarah Bowen Shea, RLAM details the intricacies and adventures of incorporating running into a life […]

Gift Guide: Ponytail Hat

One of the best ways to stay warm on a winter run is to wear a snuggly hat. But for those of us with long hair, fitting our locks underneath a hat can be a bit uncomfortable. Thus, the Goodbye Girl Ponytail Hat from Connecticut-based accessory manufacturer Trailheads provide an ideal solution. The fleecy hat […]

Gift Guide: Timex Shock

What better way to start your holiday shopping than with a perfect stocking stuffer, the Timex Ironman Shock watch? I love the Shock because it combines the best of burly big-watch design with cool color options that trend toward a feminine look. I wear the white version daily and receive compliments galore from friends and […]

Gift Guide: Desk Top Pace Chart

The days are shorter, a chill is in the air and retail shelves are filled with Christmas décor. Yes, it’s time to search high and low for the best holiday gift items for the runner on your list – or for your very own letter to Santa. If your favorite runner spends their working hours […]

The Kendall Kollection

If you’re looking for a way to brighten the winter gloom – not only in terms of your fashion options but, more significantly, in the lives of those battling cancer – look no further than the Skirt Sports Kendall Kollection. The Kollection was named in honor of Kendall Sierens, a young girl fighting leukemia. Now […]