Introducing the GEL-Lyte33: Interview with ASICS Brice Newton

Lower, Lighter, Faster. With new Featherweight ASICS Speed Technology (F.A.S.T.) the ASICS GEL-Lyte33 brings new meaning to the ASICS 33 Collection. This exciting addition is not only the lightest model (7.8 oz. men’s) but also the most flexible. To learn more about this exciting launch, we caught up with Brice Newton (ASICS Senior Product Manager of Running Footwear).Q.  The … [Read more...]

Cross-Training for Runners

If there is one thing that pushes runners to get outside and run, it's a goal.  Whether it be extending the usual route a quarter mile or qualifying for a marathon, many runner's use goals as a means of improving their personal best and overall fitness.  If there is one thing that holds a runner back, however, it's a nagging injury or nasty weather. So what does a runner do … [Read more...]

Heat + Humidity = H20 please!

Proper hydration was on everyone's mind as we faced a night of heat and humidity.  24 runners participated in our Tuesday night routine, including 4 first-timers.  We were joined by Matt from Saucony who gave a great talk about the brand's minimalist styles. Out on the run, conversation turned to the recently completed Corporate Challenge and 13.1 Boston; congratulations to all … [Read more...]

JP Morgan Corporate Challenge Boston – 2010

The 27th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Boston, MA took place last night at 7:15pm as team City Sports and roughly 12,000 other runners competed in a 5K Road Race!With the weather torturing the city dwellers for most of the day, the presence of rain and wind seemed to be inevitable come race time.  And suddenly, as if on purpose, the clouds parted and the rain … [Read more...]

Run: Check! Sweat: Check! Burritos: Check!

21 runners showed up at our Commonwealth Avenue location for a great fun run that took us up around the Boston University area ultimately looping back to the store.  Social Boston Sports resident pacer Arestia was on hand to lead the way as Saucony was kind enough to sponsor the run!  While we were comfortable enough to remain chatty during the run, the weather was certainly … [Read more...]