Shoes and Gear – Competitor.com http://running.competitor.com Your Online Source for Running Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:41:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.2 http://running.competitor.com/files/2017/06/cropped-android-chrome-512x512-32x32.png Shoes and Gear – Competitor.com http://running.competitor.com 32 32 Behind the Shoe: Salming OT Comp http://running.competitor.com/2018/07/shoes-and-gear/behind-shoe-salming-ot-comp_173622 Thu, 12 Jul 2018 20:30:15 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=173622 Behind the Shoe focuses on the background, story and inspiration of how a running shoe came to life from its inception to its release.

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Newton Running Co-founder Danny Abshire Launches New Shoe Brand http://running.competitor.com/2018/07/shoes-and-gear/newton-running-co-founder-danny-abshire-launches-new-shoe-brand_173611 Thu, 12 Jul 2018 18:39:40 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=173611 The self-made, running form guru, Danny Abshire has launched a new line of shoes with a unique flair.

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The Best Running Sunglasses for Summer http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/shoes-and-gear/the-best-running-sunglasses-for-summer_173225 Wed, 27 Jun 2018 21:02:02 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=173225 Here are seven of the best running sunglasses currently on the market. And the best part: They look good, too.

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7 Eco-Friendly Products for the All-Natural Runner http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/shoes-and-gear/eco-friendly-products-for-the-all-natural-runner_171339 Mon, 18 Jun 2018 22:14:20 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171339 No doubt that as an avid runner, you’re probably cognizant of the importance of protecting not only your body but also the terrain you

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Adidas & Parley Fight for Our Oceans With New UltraBoost’s http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/shoes-and-gear/adidas-and-parley-ultraboost-shoe_171194 Wed, 13 Jun 2018 17:25:15 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171194 On Friday, June 8, more than 1,500 people participated in the Adidas x Parley Run for the Oceans 5K at Temescal Gateway Park in Los

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The Best Hats to Add to Your Running Attire http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/shoes-and-gear/the-best-hats-to-add-to-your-running-attire_171167 Mon, 11 Jun 2018 22:59:17 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171167 Whether you’re going for a quick run in the rain or logging longer miles on a sunny afternoon, one of the easiest ways to keep yourself

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Active Dads http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/shoes-and-gear/fathers-day-gift-ideas-2018_171146 Fri, 08 Jun 2018 21:26:58 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171146 Father’s Day is right around the corner, and if dad’s go-to activity is logging miles, he’s going to love any of this top-notch

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The Rundown: Hoka One One Cavu http://running.competitor.com/2018/06/the-rundown/the-rundown-hoka-one-one-cavu_171073 Fri, 01 Jun 2018 19:12:02 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171073 THE RUNDOWN: The Cavu is the Hoka’s younger, lighter, faster and sexier shoe. Surface: Road    Stability: Neutral   Heel-Toe

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Editor’s Picks: May 28 – June 1 http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/editors-picks/editors-picks-week-of-may-28-june-1_171044 Wed, 30 May 2018 22:31:36 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=171044 We’re never quite sure of how to feel about a four-day week after a holiday. On the one hand, the week goes by faster, on the other, it

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Brooks Unveils Genesys Prototype For Personalized Shoes http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/shoes-and-gear/brooks-unveils-genesys-prototype_170961 Wed, 23 May 2018 22:55:28 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170961 In March, we told you about Brooks’ partnership with HP Inc. and Superfeet to create custom running shoes for athletes. To do so, the

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The Rundown: Altra Paradigm 4.0 http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/the-rundown/the-rundown-altra-paradigm-4-0_170914 Mon, 21 May 2018 17:57:30 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170914 THE RUNDOWN: The Altra Paradigm 4.0 is a visually-pleasing, stable shoe for marathoners Surface: Road    Pronation: Neutral   Stack

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The Right Way to Clean Your Running Shoes http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/shoes-and-gear/clean-running-shoes-right-way_153879 Fri, 18 May 2018 18:55:16 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=153879 Three ways to clean your running shoes without wearing them down.

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6 Ways to Carry Water on Runs http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/shoes-and-gear/6-ways-to-carry-water-on-runs_170878 Thu, 17 May 2018 17:37:51 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170878 There’s no way around it. On runs lasting more than an hour, you’re going to need to drink up. Though some runners stay hydrated by

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Editor’s Picks: May 14-18 http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/shoes-and-gear/editors-picks-may-2018-2_170858 Tue, 15 May 2018 23:30:56 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170858 Things are finally heating up around the country and thankfully, that means plenty more reasons to get outdoors. Although we haven’t

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Adidas Solar Boost Deliver a Holistic Running Experience http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/shoes-and-gear/adidas-delivers-a-holistic-running-experience_170775 Tue, 08 May 2018 20:45:17 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170775 Although the Adidas Solar Boost is launching on May 17, the shoe has been in the works for almost two years. Its design concept was

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Active Moms http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/shoes-and-gear/mothers-day-gifts-active-moms_170714 Fri, 04 May 2018 21:51:35 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170714 We’re only nine days away from Mother’s Day and if her lifestyle revolves around being active, logging miles in her favorite kicks and

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5 Trail Running Shoes You Need in Your Closet http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/shoes-and-gear/trail-running-shoes-to-add-to-your-closet_170690 Thu, 03 May 2018 23:23:18 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170690 Trail running shoes continue to evolve as more research is done on what runners need and want out of their shoes. And nowadays, they’re

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The Rundown: Saucony Freedom ISO http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/shoes-and-gear/the-run-down-saucony-freedom-iso_170670 Thu, 03 May 2018 19:23:16 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170670 Editor’s note: The Rundown is a new recurring column for Competitor that features in-depth shoe reviews to help you make the best

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Editor’s Picks: April 30 – May 4 http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/editors-picks/editors-picks-may-2018_170646 Wed, 02 May 2018 18:51:42 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170646 Each week at our office, we’re checking out new running gear, testing the latest shoes and discussing our favorite nutrition products and

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Should You Use This Treadmill as a Training Tool? http://running.competitor.com/2018/05/shoes-and-gear/nordictrack-treadmill-training_170623 Tue, 01 May 2018 22:27:41 +0000 http://running.competitor.com/?p=170623 Last week, for the first time in decades, I ran and hiked up a portion of the Bright Angel Trail from Phantom Ranch in the Grand Canyon to

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