Oct | 13
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Running Tips, Shoes & Gear

Working to Make Running Shoes More Sustainable

This past summer, Brooks hosted writer Florence Williams for a visit to our manufacturing facilities in China. Florence was doing research for an in-depth Runner’s World article about the environmental impact of running shoes. Our aim was to help her understand how complex running shoe material sourcing and manufacturing is, share the challenges all performance… Read more »

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Oct | 13
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Brooks Athletes, Events

Melissa White and Dot McMahan Rule Rio!

Hansons-Brooks women Melissa White and Dot McMahan led team USA to a fourth-place finish at the 2008 IAAF/CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Rochester Hills, MI, teammates were the first US finishers at 21st (1:14:37) and 24th (1:15:14), respectively. Ethiopia won the first-place team title, with Kenya and Japan taking… Read more »

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Oct | 13
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Brooks Athletes, Events

Desiree Davila Finishes Fifth in Chicago

The Chicago Tribune chats with Hansons-Brooks Distance Project team member Desiree Davila after she finishes fifth in the women’s field at the Chicago Marathon. In her third-ever race at this distance, Davila was the top American woman finisher, with a personal record of 2:31:33. Read the story here. Congratulations, Des!

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Oct | 6
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Events, Run Happy Inspiration

The Brooks VIP Porta Potty

This year, runners at the Marine Corps Marathon are in for a special treat: any runner wearing Brooks MCM 2008 apparel or Brooks shoes on race day earns the special privilege of using the Brooks VIP Porta Potty. Perks of the potty include flushing toilets, partitioned stalls, climate control, a fragrance dispenser, hot and cold water,… Read more »

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Oct | 2
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Brooks Athletes, Events

What Brian Sell is doing this Sunday

According to a story in The Flint Journal, Hansons-Brooks team member Brian Sell will be running in the inaugural Brooksie Way in Rochester, Mich., this Sunday. While there is no prize money in the Brooksie Way, the race will include U.S. Olympic marathoner Brian Sell and some of his teammates from the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project…. Read more »

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