Charles S.

Charles S.

Charlie worked in specialty running for several years, with training in running equipment, biomechanical assessments, run/walk gait analysis, and Good Form Running technique. He coached a marathon training program and has competed in races from the 800-meter to the marathon distance, as well as Olympic and Ironman triathlons.

Lab tests and in-depth reviews

Altra Vanish XC

Altra Vanish XC review For the minimalist crowd, the Altra Vanish XC makes fast, short runs on the trails better than ever, if only for about 50 miles of use before they’re spent. Who the Altra[…]

Altra Solstice XT

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Lems Boulder Boot Nylon

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