Robert Kondrat

Robert Kondrat

Hi, I’m Robert! I’ve run marathons and several half marathons — 10K’s, 12K’s, and 5K’s — to cross country races. I coach track and cross country and have seen how poor shoes can lead to someone getting hurt. I also don’t think you need to break the bank to find a good affordable shoe.

Lab tests and in-depth reviews

Adidas Adizero Boston 10

Adidas Adizero Boston 10 review The Adidas Adizero Boston 10 is not for quick and fast runs. It is durable and stable but it does not give an explosive ride. It is not as flexible not as bouncy as the[…]

Scott Supertrac RC 2

Scott Supertrac RC 2 review Since most of my prior trail shoes have been from Altra or Topo Athletic, I was very excited to try the new Scott Supertrac RC 2. Scott is not a brand I'm familiar with, bu[…]

Saucony Endorphin Shift

Saucony Endorphin Shift review The Endorphin Shift does not have any bells and whistles but gets the job done and will last for several miles. While the Endorphin Shift can be used as a recovery shoe,[…]

Brooks Anthem 3

Brooks Anthem 3 review The Brooks Anthem 3 is comfortable and works well for daily runs of 2-4 miles. It is not a running shoe for those who are looking for a plush daily trainer or someone training f[…]

Nike Free RN 2018

Nike Free RN 2018 review The Nike Free RN 2018 was love at first sight…well not exactly. I had never run in a pair of red shoes before (at least it won’t show the dirt!), but they were ex[…]