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...]

How To HiViz Ragnar Relay Style

Have you heard of the epic adventure that is the Ragnar Relay?  Imagine you and 11 of your closest friends running 200(ish) miles, day and night, relay-style, through some of the most scenic terrain North America could muster. Add in crazy runners, inside jokes and a mild case of sleep deprivation. The result? Some call it a slumber party without sleep, pillows or deodorant.  … [Read more...]

Preparation is Paramount

The  Ragnar Relay Race is a mere two days away and the reality of running 200 miles in 24 hours is starting to set-in for team City Sports/Saucony.  While the race may start on Friday, the team has been preparing for this race since early January.  Between the vans, shoes, clothes, food and more, preparation is paramount to a successful relay race.  Enter the wicked Ragnar … [Read more...]

Ragnar Relay Runner Profile: Chris Collins

City Sports and Saucony are about to embark on the epic adventure that is Ragnar Relay New England. This daring team of runners from across the country that will take on the 200 Miles of rolling hills. Those 24 hours will put us face-to-face with a great challenge, one that we will meet head-on with our greatest, and most secret, weapons. This runner profile provides an inside … [Read more...]