by Bob "Wish" Wischnia on June 29, 2011
When Clara Grandt of Team Riadha/Mizuno steps to the starting line of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in Houston in January, she will be one of the least experienced marathoners in the field. With only one marathon under her belt, Grandt will certainly be overlooked in the pre-race hoopla.But that one marathon—last spring’s Boston—demonstrated that Grandt has so much potential that she could be a factor in the Trials. In Boston, Grandt ran as a virtual unknown and yet her time of 2:29:54 was astonishing on several fronts.Although she &l...
by Harper Cornell on June 29, 2011
The official website for WIRED Magazine has posted an excellent review of the Mizuno Wave Prophecy. With WIRED's focus on technology, this is likely the most thorough and detailed review of the Wave Prophecy's that we have seen. Feature Writer Billy Brown tested the running shoes over the past few months, putting them through double-digit mile runs on occasion. He goes into tremendous depth about all the technical aspects that the shoes offer, from their Infinity Wave Plate to the SmoothRide ...
by Harper Cornell on June 27, 2011
Competitor magazine's June issue includes their 2011 Racing Shoe Review, in which the Mizuno Wave Musha 3 and Wave Ronin 3 are featured. Both of these high performance racing flats received excellent feedback from Competitor Feature Writer Adam Chase, and his group of wear-testers. The Wave Musha 3 and Wave Ronin 3 are both pictured in the magazine, and include weight specs, pricing info, and wear-tester comments.
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by Harper Cornell on June 17, 2011
Fit Bottomed Girls, a blog that covers health and fitness, recently reviewed running apparel items from Mizuno's Inspire Collection. Included in their review were the Mizuno Meridian Capri, the Nirvana Sleeveless Tee, and the Ascend 2-IN-1 shorts. The blog's main author, Jennipher Walters, wear tested the apparel and was extremely impressed with both the Meridian Capri and the Nirvana Sleeveless Tee. Fi...
by Harper Cornell on June 16, 2011
Jennifer Houck isn’t a professional runner, but she races like one.The physical therapist, who grew up in Wright, attended Cromwell High School and St. Scholastica, has gained a spot among America’s up-and-coming marathoners with a swift ascent the past four years.She comes into Saturday’s 35th Grandma’s Marathon with a chance to become the first women’s winner from Minnesota in 20 years. Houck’s credentials say she’s prepared to give it a go.“This will be her first mental test and her first chance to win a marathon,&rdquo...