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Crowie Continues his Winning Ways

Crowie Continues his Winning Ways

February 13, 2009

Team Newton pro Craig “Crowie” Alexander kicked off the 2009 racing season in perfect form, winning last weekend’s Snap Ironman 70.3 race in Geelong, Austrailia. It was apparently a tight race in brutally hot temperatures until T2, when Crowie tied on his Newtons and quickly dropped rival pros like David Dellow, Luke Bell, Cameron Watt […]

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World vs. Times

World vs. Times

January 29, 2009

Magazine shoe reviews can be mixed bag. The current issues of Runner’s World and Running Times are a great example. We’ve been working for almost two years to get Runner’s World to review our shoes. The hold-up seemed to be that Newton didn’t fit any of RW’s standard shoe test categories. Finally, when New Balance […]

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Tim Berkel wins his first Ironman in Newtons with the Fastest Run Split

Tim Berkel wins his first Ironman in Newtons with the Fastest Run Split

December 10, 2008

Australian Tim Berkel, 24, claimed his maiden Ironman title at the Ironman Western Australia race last weekend and the excitement was certainly clear upon him crossing the line (look carefully and you’ll see his Newton Distance S shoes). Click here to read the story on Ironman.com Tim also wrote a terrific race report. Read more […]

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Watch Crowie in Kona on TV this weekend

Watch Crowie in Kona on TV this weekend

December 10, 2008

Tune in to NBC on Saturday, December 13, 2008 from 2:30-4:00pm ET and watch Newton athlete Craig Alexander bring it home on Ali’i Drive in the Distance S. “Crowie” ran the fastest marathon split of the day (2:45) en route to winning his first Ironman World Championship. Watch Craig’s personal recap video: And here’s some […]

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Heel-Strike Convert

Heel-Strike Convert

November 26, 2008

I am a 58-year-old former heel striker, living on Cape Cod. It took me about a month to transition to my new Newton shoes. Since then, my racing delta has changed from about 7:45 to 7:10 minute miles, with less expenditure of energy. These shoes have totally changed my running enjoyment. I think you need […]

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Norseman in Newtons

Norseman in Newtons

November 18, 2008

We got the below testimonial from Elizabeth in our inbox yesterday. I’ve never heard of the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon in Eidfjord, Norway, so I did a little homework. The term ‘extreme’ gets tossed about quite a bit these days, but after reading about the Norseman, I’m convinced it’s the real deal and I’m very impressed […]

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