New Balance 890v4 Review

New Balance 890v4 top view

First Impressions of the New Balance 890v4 When I first saw the 890V4 in the store display I was skeptical. The mid-sole looked very pronounced, the upper looked busy and flashy, with a very padded tongue and collar. It looked like a heavy weight clunker of a shoe, instead of the sleek neutral … Continue reading

Brooks PureCadence 2 Review

Backstory: How I ‘Met’ the Brooks PureCadence 2 The Brooks PureCadence 2 were not originally on my radar screen when I was choosing the shoes that would carry me through my first marathon. I had been running in Newton Gravity‘s or the past several months and three half-marathons and had … Continue reading

Skechers GOrun 2 Supreme Review

Skechers GOrun 2 Supreme sole view

One cool thing about being a pacer at Saturday’s Vancouver Eastside 10K was that, I received a free pair of shoes from Skechers—one of the event sponsors.  Here’s a quick review. My First Impression of the Skechers GOrun 2 The Skechers GOrun 2 Supreme are an interesting hybrid of minimalist shoes with cushioning … Continue reading