Winter Footwear and Traction Devices

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For winter running, there is no such thing as poor footing, but just poor footwear choices! I get a lot of questions about winter running, footwear and traction devices. Being someone who sticks to the trails all winter, I’m going to share with you my go-to footwear winter choices. Trail … [Read more...]

2012 La Sportiva Running Team

La Sportiva

Sara and I are both very pleased to announce that we will be on the La Sportiva Running Team again in 2012. Next year is looking to be an exciting year for us with lots of great adventures and races planned. We appreciate the ongoing support, fantastic shoes and great gear from La Sportiva more than … [Read more...]

Review: La Sportiva Crosslite 2.0

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Having been a long-time member of the La Sportiva Crosslite Fan Club, I was a little surprised to see the release of the Crosslite 2.0 this spring. Afterall, I have run through 15 pairs of the original Crosslite, loved them, never blistered during a 100 miler with them and just couldn’t think of a … [Read more...]

New La Sportiva website

La Sportiva Morphodynamic

Check out the new La Sportiva website! Lots of great stuff there including the new line of 2011 La Sportiva shoes. We've already had a chance to try out the new Crosslite 2.0 and are finding it a very welcome addition to compliment the original Crosslites that we both love so well. Really looking … [Read more...]

La Sportiva Winter Running Contest

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Just a quick reminder that there is an awesome contest at the La Sportiva Mountain Running Blog for the best winter running story. The contest ends on December 17, so you still have time to enter. We figure that as Canadians we should have an advantage in this department, so let's see some more … [Read more...]

La Sportiva Contest: What Fuels Your Flame?

La Sportiva has another great contest... What Fuels your Flame?Check out all the details and submit your entry at the La Sportiva Mountain Running Blog.The contest winner will receive a pair of La Sportiva Mountain Running® shoes, First Endurance OptygenHP, a pair of Defeet Socks, Petzl E+Lite, and … [Read more...]

New La Sportiva Contest

La Sportiva has another great contest... the April Showers bring May Flowers Running Contest!Check out all the details at the La Sportiva Mountain Running Blog.The contest winner will receive a pair of La Sportiva Mountain Running® shoes, First Endurance OptygenHP, a pair of Defeet Socks, Petzl … [Read more...]

New La Sportiva Trail Shoes at MEC

With the recent growth of trail and ultra running, it's great to see more stores offering a wider selection of trail running shoes. Mountain Equipment Co-op just updated their website and now offers what I believe to be the largest selection of La Sportiva trail shoes in Canada. They currently have … [Read more...]

La Sportiva Mountain Cup

La Sportiva has announced the dates for the 2010 La Sportiva Mountain Cup. .Race Schedule:4/3/10 Mt. Penn Mudfest 15 km Reading, PA 5/22/10 Jemez Mountain Half Marathon 13.1 mi Los Alamos, NM 5/28/10 Rock2Rock Run 10 km Asheville, NC 6/5/10 RothRock Challenge 30km State College, PA 07/18/10 Barr … [Read more...]

La Sportiva Contest: How much do you love running?

Here's another great contest on the La Sportiva Mountain Running Blog.If you have the best entry, you win a pair of La Sportiva Mountain Running® shoes, First Endurance OptygenHP, a pair of Defeet Socks, Petzl E+Lite, and a mystery Green-Layer apparel item!Great deal! Click here for details and to … [Read more...]