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What You Need to Know About the Altra Torin 3.0

Altra Footwear Launch

What You Need to Know About the Altra Torin 3.0

CRC welcomes Altra back to the shop shelves with the Torin 3.0. Haven't heard of Altra? Then sit back and read on! Altra is a brand out of Logan, Utah that specializes in zero drop footwear that features a widened toe box. These factors contribute to what some people consider to be a more natural running form while still providing plenty of cushion. The Highlights * Embrace the Space: Altra shoes all have a widened "FootShape" toe box that takes the squeeze off of your toes and lets them return to a natural position. The extra space is said to "reduce...

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Run Through Summer with CRC Races and Training

Events Training

Run Through Summer with CRC Races and Training

We're halfway through July, but there are still a lot of ways to run and walk with the Columbus Running Company during the bright summer months. Check out our upcoming programs and races! Walk & Run 101 – Begins Saturday 7/22 Walk & Run 101 is a 10-week program designed to get beginning walkers and runners started with a walk/run routine, with the goal of finishing the Big Bad Wolfe 5K at the end of the season. We'll host an initial kick-off clinic where our lead coach will discuss the training plan, the basics of form, nutrition, hydration and more. After that, you'll...

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3 Key Updates in the New Brooks Ghost 10

Brooks Footwear Launch

3 Key Updates in the New Brooks Ghost 10

Boo! The all new Brooks Ghost 10 is scary awesome in its latest update. There are a few key changes to this fan favorite, so get them before they fly off the shelf.   1. The upper is improved with a new 3D Fit Print, which means more flexibility and adaptive fit to your foot shape.  2. The back of the shoe uses what Brooks calls "Comfort Collar." This plush fabric has been a staple on the Brooks Glycerin for years and finally makes its way to the Ghost in this update. If you're sensitive to rubbing on your Achilles tendon,...

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New Shoe Review: Omni 16 from Saucony

Footwear Launch Saucony

New Shoe Review: Omni 16 from Saucony

At the CRC, we don't just do shoes. We like to multitask! Whether that means putting on races, hosting group runs, or doing community outreach, we enjoy being a jack-of-all-trades. One shoe that fits this bill is the Saucony Omni 16. If you're looking for a great supportive shoe for running, casually walking around, or standing on your feet all day, this shoe should be on your list. Tech The Saucony Omni enters its 16th edition with some fresh updates. A new engineered mesh in the upper means that the fit is a bit more lightweight and dynamic. Say goodbye to...

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New Shoe Review: Glycerin 15 from Brooks

Brooks Footwear Launch

New Shoe Review: Glycerin 15 from Brooks

As many runners use the start of summer as a kickoff for fall race training, nothing feels better on your feet than a brand-new pair of shoes. When you're covering mile after mile, your shoe needs to be soft yet responsive, with an upper that provides structure while still being flexible. If that sounds like your ideal shoe, then the Brooks Glycerin 15 could be the trainer that takes you through to fall. Tech The main improvements in the Glycerin 15 are a new upper material and a newly designed transitional zone across the middle of your foot. The midsole...

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