Posts Tagged: running

Jun | 3
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Events, Inspiration

Meet Brooks Inspiring Coaches Finalist Clint Shultz

High school: White Mountain School in White Mountain, Alaska Number of years coaching: Three years Accomplishments: Coached three state qualifiers, one individual regional winner, as well as won a regional team title for small school teams. What makes Clint Shultz so inspiring? As stated in his nomination, “not only does he coach, but he believes… Read more »

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May | 24
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Shoes & Gear

Don’t be scared — the Ghost 4 has arrived!

Did you know that Brooks corporate headquarters is haunted? We have three resident ghosts and a fourth has been spotted. Don’t worry though; these aren’t the head-spinning, creepy whispering variety, only iterations of our most popular neutral category shoes, the Ghost. Friendly to a variety of runners across the neutral spectrum, the Ghost delivers generous… Read more »

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May | 16
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Inspiration

Monday Inspiration: Simon Wheatcroft, Blind Runner

We recently received this note from Simon Wheatcroft in the UK. I think you’ll agree that his story is both amazing and inspirational! Over a decade ago I was registered blind. I lost my vision through a degenerative disorder called Retinitis Pigmentosa. For the past 6 years I trained exclusively with assistance, be it a… Read more »

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Apr | 15
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Brooks Athletes, Running Tips

Q & A with Desi Davila

We had a chance to ask Hansons-Brooks marathoner Desiree Davila questions about her race prep, her inspiration, her music, and more. Brooks: What will you have for breakfast race day morning? Desi: Oatmeal, bagel w/peanut butter, and some coffee. B: What is on your iPod right now? Do you have any songs you listen to… Read more »

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Mar | 1
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Shoes & Gear

Brooks are for Kids, Too

Proud mama (and Brooks Creative Services Manager) Asa Douglas sent me these pictures of her kids excitedly showing off their new Brooks shoes. “They were running laps in the kitchen and the living room, competing with each other,” said Asa. “They thought it was really cool to have the same shoes as their dad.” Quinby… Read more »

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Feb | 3
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Inspiration

Brooks Employee Awards

At our annual meeting in January, several Brooks and Moving Comfort employees were honored with awards. Each winner received a standing ovation, a custom medal (we are a running company, after all…), and one of those fantastic oversized checks. Please join me in congratulating all of our winners… and watch for profiles of all of… Read more »

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Dec | 10
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Shoes & Gear

Great gifts for men

It’s not too late to find the perfect gift for your running buddies… or a little something-something for yourself. We’ve put together a list of great gifts for men who run. (We’ve also put together a list of gifts for women, if you missed it!) I did my own shopping from this list — here’s… Read more »

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Nov | 19
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Events

Brooks Team at the Running Event

Brooks HQ has been a bit of a ghost town all week while a whole bunch of the Brooks team was down whoopin’ it up at the Running Event in Austin, Texas. We brought the Cavalcade of Curiosities down for all to see… and took home the “Vendor of the Year” award from the Independent… Read more »

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