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Where to Find a Running Buddy

We don’t know about you but we’re excited to get back to running with our friends. Having a running buddy is truly one of the best parts of running. The benefits of having a running buddy go far beyond beating boredom; they can motivate you to go a little further, and sometimes run even faster; but more importantly they often become our closest friends. If you’re new to running or it’s been a while since you’ve ran with anyone, it might be intimidating to find someone to run with. Luckily there are plenty of ways to find new running friends or reconnect with old running buddies. 1. Running stores - Running stores are by far the best resource for anything...

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Long vs. No-Show Socks for Running

A good sock is a good sock. But that doesn’t stop runners from debating the merits of their favorite cut. Two of the most popular are long and no-show, and fans have ardent arguments for why each deserves the top spot. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of these well-loved styles. Long Socks for Running This cut has consistently been a go-to option for runners. So much so that it has taken on an “old-school” reputation as a throwback style. The longer length typically comes in a crew (about six to eight inches) and calf (ending just below the knee) cut. The calf is mainly used in compression socks, providing graduated compression along the entire calf muscle....

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Runner's Guide to Austin, Texas

There is perhaps no city better suited to running than that of Austin, TX. With their seemingly endless miles of trails and active population, it’s a perfect city for runners and athletes of all types.The Feetures' team is lucky enough to visit Austin at least once a year and if you’re like us you know the best way to explore any city is by putting on your favorite socks and lacing up your running shoes and getting out on foot.There is perhaps no city better suited to running than that of Austin, TX. With their seemingly endless miles of trails and active population, it’s a perfect for runners and athletes of all types. Austin prides themselves in keeping it weird...

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