A Sneak Peak At The newSKY From New Balance
The newSKY from New Balance is an innovative new shoe built on the same last and outsole at the popular Minimus, but its upper is made entirely from recycled water bottles. Photo: newbalance.com
Manzano, Rowbury Arrive In Daegu
American 1,500-meter runners Leo Manzano (left) and Shannon Rowbury look a little tired as they arrive in Daegu, South Korea for the IAAF World Track & Field Championships. Photo: twitter.com/shannonrowbury
Sam Chelanga, NCAA record-holder in the 10,000m who recently turned pro, adds coffee (yes, coffee!) to his cereal. "Josh, seriously man, it's awesome," he told U.S. 50K record-holder Josh Cox. Photo: twitter.com/joshcox
Dynamic Duo Tackles Muddy Buddy
Former 10,000 meter world-eecord holder Arturo Barrios (left) and 2:08:50 marathoner Mark Plaatjes teamed up at the Columbia Muddy Buddy in Boulder last weekend. Their time was an impressive 45:08 for the six-mile course good enough to win their division (combined ages over 96).
Be Careful On The Bike!
Sub-4:00 miler and high school distance running phenom Lukas Verzbicas crashed his bike on a training ride a couple weeks ago after winning the junior national triathlon championship in San Diego. Fortunately, he escaped with only bumps and 13 stitches but no broken bones. Photo: twitter.com/lukasverzbicas
In A Minimal Package
Competitor footwear editor Mario Fraioli has been putting in some miles recently in the new 110 from New Balance. His feedback: "Plenty of protection in a minimal package. Big fan!"
Competitor Magazine columnist Susan Lacke flexes her muscle recently while showing off her new racing kit.
Competitor Visits Reebok CrossFit One
Competitor Magazine editorial director T.J. Murphy is wiped from a recent workout at Reebok CrossFit One in Canton, Massachusetts.
The yet-to-be-released GOrun by Skechers uses minimalistic engineering and a 4mm heel-toe drop to create a barefoot running experience. The shoe, endorsed and engineered with the help of Meb Keflezighi, will hit stores later this year.