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Watch Crowie in Kona on TV this weekend

Watch Crowie in Kona on TV this weekend

10 December 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

26 November 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

18 November 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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Newton in Japan and the UK

Newton in Japan and the UK

4 November 2008

By the end of this month, Newton Running shoes will be available at several specialty retailers in both Japan and the UK. One of our international distributors just sent us these cool photos: October 26 at the Japanese National Triathlon Championships in Tokyo. And Team Triathlon Consultants after the Marlow Half Marathon in the UK […]

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Craig Alexander Testifies: I Don’t Modify my Newtons!

Craig Alexander Testifies: I Don’t Modify my Newtons!

15 October 2008

There’s been a rumor floating around that Craig Alexander, aka Crowie, shaves the lugs off his Newton shoes. Now, we do know that Crowie did shave his head, his face, his legs, and most importantly, a bunch of time off his run in Kona, but NOT his shoes. To quell the rumor mill once and […]

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