Sneak Peek: Brooks Transcend

Brooks Transcend Running Shoes Tech Specs

A new type of stability shoe will be released soon. Watch this uber-plush model land. The Transcend, a supportive, super-cushioned running shoe, is coming in 2014. Look for Brooks’ new midsole foam. It’s more cushiony than BioMoGo DNA, the midsole material in the brand’s Pure Project line, and reportedly adapts responsively to each stride. The […]

Staff Pick: Brooks Ghost 6

brooks ghost 6 women's running shoes

What’s up with this cushioned model? RUNNING SHOE: Brooks Ghost 6 Category: Neutral, Cushion Best for: Training, Roads Weight: 10.7 oz. (men’s size 9), 9 oz. (women’s size 8) Heel-to-toe drop: 11 mm Price: $110 PRODUCT REVIEW Heights: 31 mm (heel), 20 mm (forefoot) Fit: The plush Ghost is secure and snug in the heel and midfoot with a hint of roominess in the […]

Staff Pick: Hoka One One Rapa Nui and Kailua Trail

Hoka One One Kailua Women's Trail Running Shoes

A unique off-road ride in these trail shoes surprised wear-testers.    RUNNING SHOE: Hoka One One Rapa Nui 2 (men’s) and Kailua Trail (women’s) Category: Maximum cushioning, Lightweight, Trail Best for: Trails and off-road surfaces, Training, Racing Weight: 11.1 oz. (men’s size 9), 9.3 oz. (women’s size 8) Heel-to-toe drop: 5 mm Price: $129.95 PRODUCT REVIEW Heights: 32 mm (heel), 27 […]

Staff Pick: New Balance 1260 V3

Florida Running Company

This shoe sits near the Asics Kayano and Brooks Trance on specialty store walls, but it’s a bit different. Find out why.  RUNNING SHOE: New Balance 1260 V3 Category: Stability, Cushion Best for: Training, Racing Weight: 10.9 oz. (men’s size 9) Heel-to-toe drop: 8 mm PRODUCT REVIEW As a high-end moderate stability shoe, the NB 1260 V3 […]

Staff Pick: Saucony Omni 12

saucony omni 12 running shoes

With a wide mid-foot and lower-than-standard heel-to-toe drop, the Omni shouldn’t be overlooked, says runner and coach Tim Jones    RUNNING SHOE: Saucony Omni 12 Category: Moderate stability Best for: Training, Racing Weight: 10.5 oz. (men’s size 9), 8.9 oz. (women’s size 8) Heel-to-toe drop: 8 mm Price: $120 PRODUCT REVIEW By Tim Jones, Road Runner Running Store manager […]