Tagged: Nike

Weekly Retro 10:12.11

October 12th, 2011 in Articles by 2 Comments

As a kid, I couldn’t wait for the Eastbay catalog to hit my parents’ mailbox. Sure, we had no shortage of mall stores in my town, and I bought a lot stuff at them, but they mostly catered to basketball and other sports and didn’t have much in the way of running gear. Eastbay always had shoes […]

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Gear of the Week 9:16.11

September 16th, 2011 in Articles by 5 Comments

In our column, “Gear of the Week,” Faster Than Forty drops the dime on the trendiest running products straight from the people who know – the buyers and retail managers at the nation’s best specialty shops. This week Monica DeVreese, co-owner of Santa Barbara Running Company, says that the following items are hot sellers in […]

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Gear of the Week 8:08.11

August 8th, 2011 in Gear of the Week by 4 Comments

In our new column, “Gear of the Week,” Faster Than Forty drops the dime on the trendiest running products straight from the people who know – the buyers and retail managers at the nation’s best specialty shops. This week Tim Schenone, owner of The Running Revolution, says the following items are moving quickly off his […]

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A Very Retro Update

May 20th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

A couple of weeks ago we published a photo of the 2005 Big Ten Cross-Country Championships — a brilliant photo in its own right and (as we unabashedly gushed) because it depicted one of the greatest team collegiate cross-country efforts ever recorded. For those of you too lazy to click here to see the original […]

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No Magic Shoes

April 29th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

When I was in 9th grade, the only thing I wanted in the world was to break 5:00 in the mile. Other kids my age were focused on that girl in 6th period history class or the number of days left until they could score their drivers permit, but I was fixated on turning four laps […]

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