Who Needs Running Shoes?

Who Needs Running Shoes?

In A Word… You! Maybe you’re not a runner. Maybe you walk. Or stand a lot at work. No matter who you are or what you do, you need a good pair of running shoes. Here’s why. Running Shoes Are Not Just For Runners. Over a period of about 100 years, running...
Topo Ultrafly 2 Review

Topo Ultrafly 2 Review

  “The Topo Ultrafly 2 was the shoe that got me into Topo.  For the past 10 years, I have been purchasing men’s running shoes for three reasons. I wear a size 11 women’s running shoe, I like a nice, wide toe box and I wanted a lower drop shoe without being...
New Balance Fresh Foam Beacon Review

New Balance Fresh Foam Beacon Review

“I like that the Beacon is the light weight and has nice cushion. The shoe is very comfortable and very stable. The best racing shoe I’ve had so far. I highly recommend it.” – Mario Zuniga Shoe Specs Mario Zuniga is an AVID local runner and...
Hoka Speedgoat 2 Review

Hoka Speedgoat 2 Review

  Emily Warner is a local, avid, and accomplished trail runner. She also co-leads the trail running group Shenandoah Trail Runners which you can join for free! She wrote the below review after testing the Speedgoat on several runs.   Shoe Specs   Runner details:...
2018 Christmas Gift Guide

2018 Christmas Gift Guide

  Shopping for those special runners on your list has never been easier with the Christmas Gift Guide from Runners’ Retreat!  Find special and unique products that are sure to delight.    Please follow and like...
Shoe Break-Up

Shoe Break-Up

I love my Mizuno Wave Riders. But they have almost 450 miles of speed work and racing in them. They’re definitely toast and need to be replaced. But I’m not sure I’m ready to break up with them. Dear Sally:   I love my running shoes. But they’re just not good for me...
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