Oct | 13
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!


Oct | 6
Events, 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 »


Oct | 2
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 »


Sep | 19
Running Tips, Shoes & Gear

Fall Running = Night Running

Next week marks the start of fall – and with it, more runs in the dark…and cold…and rain. Living in the Seattle, I’ve logged more than my share of miles in the dark. Luckily I live near a well-lit portion of the Burke-Gilman Trail, which keeps me mostly off the roads and away from nighttime… Read more »