What to Wear on a Hike: 5 Must-Have Styles

  Hiking gear is not all flannel and cargo pants. Our very own Merchandising Manager, Lauren Blanda, shared her picks for key fall hiking styles with Boston Magazine. Layer on these styles to stay warm and dry on the trail, and on the city sidewalks. From Head to Toe, 5 Must-Have Hiking Styles 1. Lightweight Wool Crew Socks This is not the itchy wool of your past. Today … [Read more...]

City Sports Back Bay Hosts After Party for Mountain Athletics Training Program!

We’re partnering with The North Face to help support their Mountain Athletics training events program in Boston for the month of May. No matter what you’re training for, join Mountain Athletics for a FREE intense, motivating workout every Tuesday and Thursday in the month of May. Join us on Tuesday, May 19, at City Sports Back Bay , 480 Boylston Street, for a post-workout … [Read more...]

The North Face Endurance Challenge 50K Trail Race

June 4th, 2011 - Sterling, Virginia (Algonkian Regional Park, Great Falls Park and the Potomac Heritage Trail) My cell phone alarm went off at 3:30 A.M. and I quickly got out of bed.  I was ready and excited for my first 50K and my first technical trail race.  With 19 road marathons under my belt I was ready for a new challenge and The North Face Endurance Challenge had … [Read more...]