Articles by Brian Metzler

Shoe of the Week: Altra Torin 2.5

While there are plenty of neutral shoes that offer thick cushioning, only a few can come close to the supremely smooth, soft and resilient

I am a Finisher’s Medal Maniac, How About You?

Is anyone else out there a Medal Maniac like I am? I’m talking about the increasingly larger finisher’s medals most running races give

Spence Gracey Ready to Rock the Half in Philadelphia

Neely Spence Gracey’s goals before her debut marathon, which happened to be last April’s 120th Boston Marathon, were numerous. There

Newton Running Unveils 2016 Kona and Chicago Special Edition Shoes

Newton Running has announced the release of special editions of its Aha shoes for the Ironman World Championships and the Chicago Marathon.

Shoe of The Week: Hoka One One Speed Instinct

A nimble yet responsive trail shoe that takes a cue from Hoka’s new line of svelte and speedy road shoes.

Beer & Running: How These Two Passions Intersect

A Colorado running store with 20 beer taps. A microbrewery with a running theme. Beers brewed with runners in mind and a beer-drinking

Epic Adventure: Running the Tour du Mont Blanc in 6 Amazing Days

  Planning: The most comprehensive guide out there is “Tour of Mont Blanc: Complete Two-way Trekking Guide” by Kev Reynolds,

Beer & Running: Inside The Running Shop and Hops

Paul Rakitin opened The Running Shop in July 2013 in a strip mall on the outskirts of Morgan Hill, Calif., purely to get into the

Tech Buzz: Lumo Run is a Next Generation Wearable Device

The new Lumo Run ($99) from Lumo Body Tech combines a small sensor pod (that can be clipped to a pair of running shorts) with a GPS run and

10 Amazing Running Moments at the Rio Olympics

We recap 10 of the best running moments from Rio de Janeiro that should never be forgotten.

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