Shoe of the Month

April 2018

Nike Vomero

PLUSH COMFORT. RESPONSIVE RIDE.

The Nike Air Zoom Vomero 12 Women’s Running Shoe delivers a plush, cushioned ride with a responsive feel for your fastest miles.

Plush Feel
A comfort-fit collar provides cushioned ankle support while a thick midsole sockliner creates a supremely plush feel.

Ultra Responsive
Nike Zoom Air units in the heel and forefoot create a responsive, springy step to help propel you through your miles.

Impact Absorption
A lighter, more durable traction pattern offers better energy return than previous versions with updated rubber on the crash pad that helps cushion impact.

More Benefits

  • 3/4-length internal bootie wraps the foot for a sock-like fit
  • Midsole features a soft Lunar core and firmer Cushion carrier to promote smooth transitions
  • Mesh upper helps keep your feet cool
  • Flywire cables integrate with the laces for a secure fit
  • Weight: 9.4 ounces (women’s size 8)
  • Offset: 10mm

March 2018

Asics Gel Kayano 24

With 20+ years of success in the industry, the ASICS GEL-Kayano 24 Running Shoe is an enduring testimony to continuous innovation and thoughtful design. This men’s sneaker is equipped with a FluidFit® mesh upper for a customized fit, and the Dynamic DuoMax™ Support System for enhanced stability. The I.G.S® technology supports the foot’s natural gait, while the Guidance Line® midsole technology and Guidance Trusstic System® enhance gait efficiency. Featuring the FluidRide® midsole and FLYTEFOAM® midsole technology, this breathable sneaker offers enhanced cushioning. While the Heel Clutching System™ provides improved support, the Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL® technology ensures shock and impact absorption. An OrthoLite® X-40 sockliner and SpEVAFoam™ 45 lasting make this moisture-wicking ASICS running shoe a performance essential.

  • Suitable for neutral pronation or over pronation
  • FluidFit® upper
  • Lace-up
  • G.S® technology
  • Guidance Line® and FLYTEFOAM® midsole technology
  • Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL® technology
  • Heel Clutching System™
  • Dynamic DuoMax™ Support System
  • Guidance Trusstic System®
  • SpEVAFoam™ 45 LASTING
  • Moisture-wicking ORTHOLITE® X-40 SOCKLINER
  • FluidRide® midsole
  • Mesh panels for breathability
  • Contrast stripes at vamp
  • Logo at tongue and side
  • Rubber outsole
  • Weight: 11.3 oz.
  • .8 inch-heel and .5 inch-heel forefoot

Fit: True to Size

Insole: SpEVA®

Outsole: Rubber

Upper: Synthetic/Mesh

February 2018

Newton Gravity V

  • You’re a full stride ahead of the rest in the highly dynamic and reactive ride of the Newton® Gravity V running shoe!
  • Predecessor: Gravity IV.
  • Support Type: Neutral.
  • Cushioning: Lightweight, flexible response.
  • Surface: Road.
  • Differential: 3 mm.
  • Ideal for the runner seeking a daily trainer that is versatile enough for tempo runs and on race day.
  • Lightweight, breathable, seamless mesh and textile upper materials.
  • Four-way stretch mesh metatarsal panels.
  • Radial tongue band helps keep it in place.
  • Reinforced eyelets.
  • Lace-up closure features lightweight, semi-flat laces.
  • Heel lace lock.
  • Pre-molded heel counter for a better fit and feel.
  • Allover reflective hits.
  • Lightly padded tongue and collar.
  • Soft fabric lining.
  • Removable foam insole.
  • Action/Reation™ midsole technology in the mid-foot and heel creates active, trampoline-like cushioning that promotes quicker bounce-back and minimal energy loss.
  • Flexible, full-foot cushioning provides a responsive, cushioned feel.
  • Biomechanical metatarsal sensor plate.
  • High-rebound EVA and s.h.a.r.c. outsole materials.
  • O.P 1 platform features prominent lugs with square corners that deliver optimal feedback.
  • Product measurements were taken using size 11.5, width D – Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
  • Weight of footwear is based on a single item, not a pair.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 11 oz

January 2018

Saucony Peregrine 6

The Peregrine 6 Trail Running Shoe perfectly captures your adventurous spirit. Featuring reflective accent on the body, it offers enhanced visibility in low-lighting conditions. It has a lace-up closure for a customized and secure fit. Features:. Strong FLEXFILM upper is seamless and flexible without the need to bulk up in layers Gusseted tongue prevents small debris from slipping into the shoe EVERUN in the heel delivers shock-absorbing cushioning EBO rock plates in the forefoot Highly-flexible PWRTRAC outsole delivers exceptional traction and abrasion-resistance, and adapts to uneven trail terrains.

  • Minimum running shoe in modern styling with seamless side logos
  • 4mm heel-to-toe drop
  • FLEXFILM no-sew upper for lightweight support
  • EVERUN shock-absorbing heel insert
  • EBO plate for outsole protection

December 2017

Altra Torin 3.0

Altra takes your favorite road shoe and kicks it up a notch in the Altra Torin 3.0. With increased breathability in the upper for enhanced comfort during your run, as well as an updated Foot Pod outsole that better maps the bones and tendons of your feet for natural flexibility, this shoe is built to perform. Keeping that same soft, responsive, lightweight feel of A-Bound Cushioning, a Foot Shape toe box and Zero Drop platform, the Torin encourages natural running form and happy toes. Inner Flex technology in the midsole allows your foot to flex for more speed and improved performance. A high level of cushioning makes this an extremely comfortable shoe that’s perfect for running, walking and cross training while improving your natural foot positioning and toe splay. Keep your feet feeling good in the Altra Torin 3.0.

Features of Altra Torin 3.0

  • Weight per shoe: 6.5 oz.
  • Stack height: 28 mm
  • Lightweight, quick-dry air mesh upper
  • Blown rubber Foot Pod outsole improves traction
  • Foot Shape toe box with fully cushioned Zero Drop platform
  • Inner Flex EVA midsole with A-Bound top layer
  • PFS2-M last
  • 6 mm contour foot bed for support
  • Natural ride system
  • Ideal for running, walking, fitness and cross training
  • Designed to improve natural foot positioning and toe splay

November 2017

Brooks Levitate

This is a brand new shoe from Brooks. The Levitate is designed to return more energy with each step for runners looking for a springy, responsive ride.

With the most energy return of leading performance running shoes, Levitate’s DNA AMP midsole technology gives energy nowhere to go but up, straight back to you.

A flexible, arrow-point pattern on the outsole helps you move from heel to toe quickly, without losing energy.

The Levitate is a neutral shoe with an 8 mm drop. While 11.3 ounces for the men’s shoe looks heavy on paper, once it’s on your foot, the energy returning midsole takes over making for a light feel.

October 2017

Saucony Freedom

Saucony’s first shoe to offer a full midsole of EVERUN Continuous Cushioning. For even more energy return, more responsiveness, more cushioning and a more amazing run from your first step to your last.

OVERVIEW

  • Additional sizes available in select colors.
  • The first ever full-length EVERUN midsole
  • EVERUN Top sole construction for enhanced energy return and continuous cushioning throughout the run
  • Engineered stretch mesh upper for a dynamic, lightweight fit
  • ISOFIT creates a dynamic fit system by adapting to the shape and motion of the runner’s foot
  • Streamlined Support Frame for the ideal heel fit and hold
  • Highly durable TRI-FLEX crystal rubber outsole

SPECS

  • Pronation: None
  • Cushion: Plush
  • Construction Type: Neutral
  • Surface: Road, Track
  • Arch: High, Normal (Mid)
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Water Proof: No
  • Offset: 4mm
  • Heel: 19mm/Forefoot: 15mm
  • Weight: 9.0 oz

September 2017

Adidas Energy Boost

Give your feet a shot of caffeine. Built with a boost™ midsole, these men’s running shoes deliver a smooth, energized ride, absorbing the impact from your footstrike to propel you forward. A sock-like stretchy upper hugs your foot for a seamless, flexible fit, and the heel construction supports a natural stride. Designed in a gridlike pattern, the stretchy outsole adapts to the individual way in which you strike the ground for a smoother transition from heel-strike to toe-off.

  • Runner type: neutral
  • boost™ is our most responsive cushioning ever: The more energy you give, the more you get
  • Four-way engineered stretch mesh upper for flexibility and breathability; techfit® upper is engineered for natural, flexible support and a seamless, sock-like fit
  • TORSION® SYSTEM between the heel and forefoot for a stable ride
  • TPU cage integrated into external heel counter for best fit in midfoot and heel; FITCOUNTER molded heel counter provides a natural fit that allows optimal movement of the Achilles
  • STRETCHWEB rubber outsole flexes underfoot for an energized ride
  • Weight: 11 ounces (size 9)
  • Midsole drop: 10 mm (heel: 32 mm / forefoot: 22 mm)
  • Imported

August 2017

New Balance 1080

Men’s Soft and Cushioned

Type: Cushioning

Weight: 309 grams (10.8 oz)

The newest Fresh Foam 1080 for men gives you even more cushioning than before. The plush and stable ride features additional data points to help maximize comfort and give your run exactly what it needs. Outsole grooves designed from runner data are flexible and help you move freely. The bootie construction and engineered mesh upper with no-sew application deliver a secure fit that’s made for performance.

In addition to unbeatably comfortable Fresh Foam cushioning, the New Balance Fresh Foam 1080v7 running shoe has a roomy toe box to let your feet move naturally and molded foam collar to help support your ankle for comfort that lasts mile after mile.

  • 8 mm drop: due to variances created during the development and manufacturing processes, all references to 8 mm drop are approximate
  • Blown rubber outsole
  • Bootie construction
  • Engineered mesh
  • No-sew material application
  • Synthetic/mesh upper
  • Style M1080BY7 (Electric Blue/Hi-Lite) qualifies for the Medicare / HCPCS code = A5500, which may be eligible for Medicare reimbursement

July 2017

Nike Air Pegasus 34

VERSATILE AND FAST

The latest Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 34 Men’s Running Shoe features updated Flymesh fabric for exceptional breathability and lightweight, responsive cushioning that keeps you comfortable for miles.

Breathable Comfort

Seamless Flymesh fabric is lightweight and breathable to help reduce over-heating for cool, lasting comfort.

Secure Lockdown

Dynamic Flywire cables that wrap the arch of your foot for snug support and a secure, locked-down feel.

Responsive Feel

Premium Cushlon foam and Zoom Air in the forefoot and heel create a responsive, springy feel underfoot.

More Details

  • Partial mesh inner sleeve for added comfort
  • Firm heel counter for a stable feel
  • Rubber crash rail on the lateral outsole helps promote smooth transitions
  • Raised rubber helps absorb impact and adds traction
  • Small cuts in the outsole enhances flexibility
  • Weight: 10.4 ounces (men’s size 10)
  • Offset: 10mm

June 2017

Hoka Bondi 5

Designed for running on hard, man-made surfaces, the BONDI 5 gives you the cushiest of long rides, and just enough traction to let you wander onto light trails should the mood take. The next iteration of the game-changing Bondi legacy, the ‘5’ is the most cushioned shoe in HOKA ONE ONE’s road specific lineup. With a more accommodating toe box, increased breathability and support, and better compression set, it delivers a smooth, cushioned and balanced ride. The full-EVA midsole and early stage Meta-Rocker are topped off by an updated Comfort Frame upper and padded tongue, giving superior all around comfort.

Technology

Full EVA Midsole Provides Signature HOKA ONE ONE Cushioning

Moderate Heel Bevel Provides Smooth Heel Transition

3D Puff Print Frame for Lightweight, Detailed Support

Zonal Rubber Placement for Durability

Weight

Men’s – 10 oz (based on size 9 and may vary depending on size)

Women’s – 8.5 oz (based on size 7 and may vary depending on size)

 

May 2017

Brooks Launch 4

Newly updated with an extra hit of rebounding rubber under the forefoot and a redesigned heel that lets your neutral stride shine, the women’s Launch 4 offers a lightweight, responsive ride that you can count on to feel fresh and springy mile after mile.

Features

  1. DNA MIDSOLE CUSHIONING dynamically adapts to every step and stride
  2. UPDATED U-GROOVE AT HEEL provides a little support without impeding truly neutral runners
  3. MIDFOOT TRANSITION ZONE WITH SEGMENTED CRASH PAD create fast heel-to-toe transitions
  4. ADDED BLOWN RUBBER enhances forefoot for extra-springy toe-off
  5. 3D FIT PRINT applies strategic stretch and structure for an impeccable fit
  6. AIR MESH FABRIC ensures maximum ventilation and manages moisture to keep feet cool and dry

 

Specifications

  • Shoe Category: Neutral
  • Arch: Medium, High
  • Platform: Universal Platform
  • DNA Layout: Biomogo DNA Layout
  • Surface: Road/Track
  • Launch Date: January 1, 2017
  • Weight: 5 oz
  • Midsole Drop: 10 mm
  • Support Level: Neutral