Introducing the Hattori: Interview with Saucony’s Chris Mahoney

Minimalism became a mainstream phenomenon in the fitness world in early 2010.  While the general footwear industry was focused on the benefits of more cushioning and stability, minimalism stressed the opposite for running shoes.  Compared to most of their traditional counterparts, Minimalist running shoes are typically built lighter, lower to the ground, and with less … [Read more...]

Ragnar Relay Runner Profile: Samantha Ben-Simon

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...]

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...]

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...]