Clare getting Ragnarly

A couple of months ago a colleague asked me if I felt like joining the City Sports team to compete in a 24 hour Ragnar Relay in Philadelphia.  "The most fun race you'll ever be a part of" he said.  It would entail 2 vans of 6 runners running a distance of 202 miles across Philly over a 24 hour time period.  Of course I was in. I needed to prepare, I needed a … [Read more...]

29 things we love about Ragnar Relay PA

When I joined the eleven other City Sports athletes competing in a Ragnar Relay, I knew I was in for an adventure. We twelve (and our two gracious drivers) would split up 202 miles of Pennsylvania road. Together we'd race 105 other teams through Lancaster and into Mt. Pocono. Of adventure there would be no shortage– but, in me at least, this inspired mixed feelings. If I had … [Read more...]

The Most Informal Relay Run Ever

The Most Informal Running Club Ever (“T.M.I.R.C.E.”) recently held their Summer Relay Run at Magazine Beach in Cambridge on a sun-soaked Saturday perfect for a quick sprint along the banks of the Charles River. The event drew over 100 participants comprised of long-time TMIRCE members and a good number of runners making their debut performance.  Runners were randomly divided … [Read more...]

Saucony sponsored Boston Run Club – WK 2

For our second week of partnership with Saucony we were happy to welcome back Northeast Shadow Lead, Samantha Ben-Simon. For the second straight week she helped us bring in over 30 runners ready to battle the ruthless heat and unforgiving sun. Wear testing was available for the Guide, Mirage, Kinvara and Hattori to satisfy all styles of runners. As we made our way out of the … [Read more...]

Saucony sponsored Boston Run Club – WK 1

It was a strong start to a month long partnership with Saucony as we welcomed Northeast Shadow Lead, Samantha Ben-Simon onto the scene. Sam helped us receive over 30 runners on what proved to be an exceedingly humid night in Beantown.  Wear testing was available for the Mirage, Kinvara and Hattori to satisfy all levels of minimal enthusiasts. Always looking to raise the bar, … [Read more...]