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Welcome to the Front Runner blog. Here you’ll find picture stories, GPS logs and general musing of our favourite routes, races and training sessions. We’ll publish race results from all those racing as part of the Front Runner team. We’ll also include product reviews highlighting the very best of what’s new at Front Runner.

IMAGE-COMING-SOON Canterbury Half Marathon 26th August 2014

Canterbury Half Marathon Race Report Training for the Amsterdam Marathon started in earnest three weeks ago and the Canterbury Half was an excellent opportunity to test the legs after my first block. Training had been going well but a week of...

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FW14 ADIZERO PR SOCIAL 38 Adidas Adizero Boston Boost 5 Shoe Review 15th August 2014

Adidas - Adizero Boston Boost 5  The adidas Boston Marathon 3 was one of my favourite shoes - a pair with a "so bad it's good" colour scheme saw me through a few hundred miles ahead of my first open marathon in 2012 and it was one of those...

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 DSC0406 La Sportiva Anakonda shoe review 13th August 2014

La Sportiva Anakonda  450 miles into my Anakondas and they are still going strong. What this says for the build quality of this shoe is unprecedented. The shoe is a monster, not only is it built like a Spartan (in structure but not in weight)...

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2014-08-06 19.58.22 Front Runner - Group Runs 12th August 2014

Most people that have been into Front Runner know we have regular runs going from the shop. There's our weekly Monday night run and our fortnightly trail runs. The Monday evening runs have become quite popular. It makes me really happy to say...

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 DSC0440 Brooks PureGrit 3 shoe review 7th August 2014

Brooks Pure Grit 3 After a little web surfing I was surprised at how few reviews for this shoe there are. I never wore the Pure Grit 2 so this won't be a comparison review either as many others seem to be. To say I was excited about trying out...

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