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Ashley's Boston Qualifying Breakthrough

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Ashley's Boston Qualifying Breakthrough

For many runners, it doesn't get any better than achieving a Boston qualifier. The first time that Ashley Kasten ran a marathon, she finished in 4:15, well behind that qualifying pace. The second time, she dropped a bombshell of a PR, finishing in 3:16 to earn her BQ. Catch up with the former Columbus runner and her incredible story here, in her own words.

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Ready to Run Fast? These 5 Shoes Should Help With That

Ready to Run Fast? These 5 Shoes Should Help With That

You've tracked your mileage, monitored your heart rate, sped through speedwork—now you need the right shoes for race day. And we're happy to make a few suggestions.

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What's New About the New Balance 880v8?

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What's New About the New Balance 880v8?

The 880v8 is the eighth and newest edition of the popular neutral trainer from our friends at New Balance. The fit and ride of the v8 is essentially unchanged from the previous v7, so if you enjoyed the cushioning and minimal weight of the 880, chances are you’ll be a fan of this one. New Balance has made some small adjustments to the midsole, outsole, and upper of the shoe. The v8 maintains the same TRUFUSE (the name of New Balance’s cushioning system) composition as the v7, so the shoe feels bouncy and soft from the start of your run...

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Run Like an Elite Athlete in the adidas adizero Sub2

Adidas Footwear Launch

Run Like an Elite Athlete in the adidas adizero Sub2

Originally designed for some of the fastest runners in the world, the adidas adizero Sub2 is a world-class racing flat—and now you have the chance to run in it, too.

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Talking Track with Rachel: Carina Napoleon

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Talking Track with Rachel: Carina Napoleon

Freshmen are supposed to be intimidated to rub elbows with upperclassmenbut someone forgot to tell freshman superstar Carina Napoleon about that.  The middle distance racer recently finished 4th at the indoor state meet in the 800m with a time of 2:14. We caught up with her after her race at the New Balance Indoor Nationals in NYC to see how things are going as she preps for her first high school outdoor season. 

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