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5 August 2018

Comrades 2018- Running with Comrades

When my friend Mick Brown floated the idea of running Comrades again in 2018 there was little hesitation to commit.  Having run the “up run” in 2013 one needs to do the “down run” to complete the circuit.  What was special was when my weekend running friends Bill Bondurant and Jared Matlick took up the […]

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30 July 2018

Join The New Aerobic Revolution At Healthfit University!

We’re happy to announce the long-awaited HealthFit University website is now up and running! I am proud to partner with friends and fitness experts Dr. Phil Maffetone, Tawnee Prazac Gibson, Ian Adamson, Jeff Vernon, and Robin Desjardins and have teamed up to bring you the best of the best in education, information, coaching certifications and continuing […]

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24 June 2018

Running, Walking, Farm Fresh Food, Fun, Community- Come to the First Farm Fresh 5k

This Saturday June 30 at 830 am join Bushel and Peck for their first annual Farm Fresh 5K! This isn’t your average 5k. Here’s how it works. You will be given a bag at registration and you will soon see why this bag is important. The race will start like any other but just as […]

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27 May 2018

In Memory of Tom Wolfe, Military Aviators, and The Right Stuff

“In time, the Navy would compile statistics showing that for a career Navy pilot, i.e., one who intended to keep flying for twenty years… there was a 23 percent probability that he would die in an aircraft accident. This did not even include combat deaths, since the military did not classify death in combat as […]

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6 May 2018

The Barefoot Advantage: Understanding Surface Science- By Dr Emily Splichal

NRC readers I have been fortunate to try a pair of Dr Emily Splichal’s Nabosco textures insoles.  Form the day I slid these in my minimal shoe for a 12 hour hospital shift I was sold.  My feet and body were happier at the end of the shift than when I walked in the door.  […]

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3 May 2018

West Virginia’s Premier Running Camps partner with Altra and UCAN for Summer 2018- Register Now!

Camp River Runners Summer Youth Run Camps are back, bigger, and better for 2018.  We had a blast in 2016 and 2017 with over 40 young runners in each of our Middle and High School day camps. We are super excited about our overnight High School Camp July 22-25. We continue our Middle School Day […]

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Wear Tested Shoe Reviews

Samuel Hubbard shoes – how comfortable are they?

Bruce Katz, CEO of Samuel Hubbard, has been quoted as saying, "We make conventional shoes that look and feel great with lots of colors, and it’s getting people excited about wearing shoes again... O...

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Carets Co FER Cap-Toe Oxford, Oxblood, v4 Dress Shoes

I've waited a long time for this version 4.0 of the FER Cap-Toe Oxford from Carets Co. I last wear tested a pair of the original Primal Professional FER Cap-Toe over 4 years ago and I still wear that ...

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VIVOBAREFOOT minimalist shoes: Slyde, Kanna, Finisterre

VIVOBAREFOOT is celebrating minimalism this month and what's most appropriate are three models that are truly as minimalist as they come: Slyde Leather, Kanna, and Ultra 3 Bloom X Finisterre....

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Topo Athletic Ultrafly 2 lightly cushioned training road shoe

The new Topo Athletic Ultrafly 2 (5mm drop) is a cushioned road running shoe featuring a 3-density midsole for light guidance throughout the gait cycle. ...

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Nike Epic React Flyknit is unleashed

We’ve shared most of the details behind the design and development of the Nike Epic React in our post, Meet the Nike Epic React Flyknit, late last month. This post is a quick review of what we think...

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Train with the new light and fast Skechers GORun 6

The new Skechers GORun 6 is the latest generation in the Skechers GORun series of 4mm drop lightweight, cushioned neutral running shoes. Designed for speed, it’s responsive, supportive and lightning...

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