EVENT PREVIEW: The inaugural FOURbyFOUR Race Series

by Marathon Sports
on August 26, 2015

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We are ridiculously excited to launch a new race series in southeastern Massachusetts. We have partnered with Mizuno and four excellent road races to give a little something back to high school athletics!

From September to December, we have an opportunity each month for you to give back to a local high school just by shopping! Here’s how it works:


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EVENTS & EXPERIENCES: The 43rd Falmouth Road Race – Hot, Humid, but Hopeful

by Marathon Sports
on August 21, 2015

by Kyle Northrop, Marathon Sports staff member

falmouthstartIf you want to run the Falmouth Road Race, finishing the historic 7 miles may be the easiest part of the journey. Fighting the lottery to get in and fighting to get over the bridge to pick up your bib number seem like even more of an ordeal than actually running the race itself.

This year I was shut out of the lottery but was lucky enough to be given...

SHOE REVIEW: Saucony Echelon 5

by Marathon Sports
on August 20, 2015

by Tyler Schwabe, Marathon Sports staff member

echelon2My footwear options are limited. With a low arch and wide foot, it can be difficult to find a shoe that really fits well. I recently had the good fortune of testing the Saucony Echelon 5 and I think I found my new go-to!

IMG_2433The shape of the Echelon is well suited to a wide foot and low arch.Built on Saucony’s Foundation Platform, the Echelon is a...

BACK TO SCHOOL! It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

by Marathon Sports
on August 18, 2015

by Michael Genovese, Marathon Sports Footwear Buyer

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Kids and adults alike love running because it provides a sense of freedom. After sitting in front of a computer for 8 hours, I need a run to balance my life – but I watch my kids and they run everywhere. All day. Think about it: kids run through the halls at school, they run to the bathroom, they run away from taking a bath, they runkidsrunon the...

SCENES FROM: ENERGYrunBos!

by Marathon Sports
on August 11, 2015

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APPAREL REVIEW: The North Face Better Than Naked Singlet

by Marathon Sports
on August 05, 2015

by Rebecca Tadema-Wielandt, Marathon Sports Yarmouth store manager

IMG_20150805_164841773Let me begin my review of the Better Than Naked Singlet from The North Face by saying that I have never really been a fan of running in the summer months in New England. ‘It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity,’as they say. I say, it’s both! But after the insanity of last winter and being forced to do too many long runs on the...

EVENTS & EXPERIENCES: August should be pretty boring…

by Marathon Sports
on August 04, 2015

Holy moly – it’s August already! Just because we’re beginning our unfortunate descent into autumn doesn’t mean we’re slowing down one bit – we are packing August with everything a runner could want and more!

TEAM NIGHTS

15teamniteshirtGet all your pre-season essentials at a Marathon Sports Team Night! This month we will begin hosting XC teams from all over Massachusetts at our store locations. Each athlete in...

SHOE REVIEW: New Balance Vazee Pace

by Marathon Sports
on July 30, 2015

by Jamie Norton, Marathon Sports staff member

IMG_2255I have struggled over the last few years to find a lightweight training shoe that will accommodate my wide foot. Finally, New Balance has bucked the trend of cutting width to cut weight, and brought a shoe to the table that combines a light and responsive midsole – 7.5oz for men and 6.5oz for women – with a spacious toebox. The Vazee Pace, priced at...

EVENT PREVIEW: Get energized with adidas, the BAA, and Boston RunBase!

by Marathon Sports
on July 29, 2015

energyrunlogoWhen you’re sitting in traffic or caught up in everyday life, it’s easy to forget what a historic and scenic city Boston is. It’s important to take a step back every once in a while and appreciate what is right at our fingertips – and we’ve created an event to help you do just that!

On Saturday, August 8, the Boston Marathon adidas RunBase will host ENERGYrunBoston [CLICK TO RSVP].This fun run...

SHOE REVIEW: Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

by Marathon Sports
on July 24, 2015

by Charlie Gibbons, Marathon Sports staff member

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Launched last month, the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32 [available in stores] brings a new feel and a lighter, faster approach to this old classic.

This shoe is the enduring symbol of Nike Running – now in it’s 32nd generation, the Pegasus was, for a lot of runners, THE original running shoe. So Nike isn’t trying to...