Nike LunarEclipse+ 2 Running Shoes Review

Here for a second installment Nike brings the Lunar Eclipse +2. This upper end stability shoe boasts new improvements to the upper creating a more secure fit than its predecessor, and increased outsole durability. This new version still promises the same soft stable ride that fans of the first version have come to love, but […]

Asics DS Trainer 16 Running Shoes Review

Asics DS Trainer 16 General Info The DS Trainer is marketed as a ligthweight training shoe with added stability. DS stands for “Duo Sole”, a combination of two different outsole material that provide both grip and a feel for the road. The DS series (both Trainer and Racer) is very popular and Asics tried and […]

Mizuno Wave Elixir 7 Running Shoes Review

Mizuno Wave Elixir 7 First Impressions: In my recent Wave Nirvana 8 and Wave Inspire 8 reviews my biggest gripe was the look of the shoes. It’s a small thing to complain about, I know. Mizuno may be a bit conservative when it comes to the standard colors for the Inspire and Nirvana series but […]

Brooks Pure Connect Running Shoes Review

Two of’s reviewers, Tom Caughlan and Jim Coulson, decided to co-review this shoe.  We’d like to thank Brooks for sending them both a pair to test. UPDATE 2013: We have reviewed the Pure Connect 2 ! New from Brooks is the PureProject collection, and Brooks’ advertising campaign for the Pure Connect describe the experience […]

Brooks Pure Grit 2 Review

Brooks Pure Grit 2 Initial Impressions Probably the first thing you notice about the Brooks Pure Grit 2 is that it looks a lot like a Ninja or Samurai boot. The split toe design in the front gives the impression of historic Japanese footwear but you need not purchase socks with separate toes. Still, when […]

Mizuno Wave Musha 4 Running Shoes Review

Mizuno Wave Musha 4 First Impressions: Last year I reviewed the Mizuno Wave Musha 3 and was impressed by how fast and comfortably it ran. In fact, I set a new personal best in the 5K with the Wave Musha 3. So I had big expectations for the Wave Musha 4 when I learned that […]

New Balance 1080v2 Running Shoes Review

New Balance 1080v2 General Info The New Balance 1080v2 is New Balance’s latest offering in the premium neutral category, and aims to provide a cushioned, smooth ride in a lighter-weight package. New Balance incorporated a new material for the sole unit, which allows for a lighter shoe. This update to the 1080 is a full […]

Adidas Supernova Glide 4 Running Shoes Review

Many high mileage runners have enjoyed the stability and durability of the Adidas Glide series. The Glide is the workhorse of the Supernova product family. Many runners have remained loyal to this shoe for these very reasons, and also for the fact that it remains fairly unchanged from year to year. However, Adidas stepped up […]

Adidas AdiZero Rush Running Shoes Review

Light makes fast and this holds true with Adidas newest shoe the Adizero Rush. Right out of the box I quickly noticed how light the shoe was. Question is will this stripped down light weight performance trainer provide enough protection and durability? Adidas Adizero Rush First impressions: After sliding on the Rush for the first […]

Saucony ProGrid Guide 5 Running Shoes Review

Saucony Guide 5 General Info The Guide 5 is Saucony’s most popular shoe, and for good reason: the model provides a great fit and a comfortable ride at a good price. In its latest iteration, the Guide 5 has shed weight, increased cushioning, and most importantly, shed the heel drop to a slender 8mm. The […]