Finding the soul of running

  We all have a multiplicity of reasons for running. Some run for the self-validation of their own glorification, or accolades from others. For others, the pursuit of bucket lists and existential experiences is validation enough for the endless hours … Read the rest

A Patriotic Product Preview!

    Post run, dang those look good. When we were asked to review the Speedgoat – an improved Rapa Nui – we knew that it would fit in perfectly. Not only does it come in ‘Merica’s colors of red, … Read the...

Stonewear Brand Review

  For many of the ladies here at TAUR, apparel and gear choices are more about function than fashion. However, our lady testers still crave that aesthetic appreciation just as much as any other female. With an influx of companies … Read the...

What every Father needs…

Hydroflask Set Growler camouflaged at the creek during our winter photo shot. PC – Matt WIlliams The Growler and true pint glass set from Hydroflask is a true gem. Constructed of double wall vacuumed steel, our testers fell in love … Read the...

Adidas Terrex – Product Review

After several weeks of high mileage on differing terrains across the United States – from the hilly, muddy and root-laden trails in the Appalachian Mountains to our Rocky Mountain and Desert areas in the west, our TAUR Testers have put … Read the rest

Mothers Day Must Haves!

      $65.00   Ladies, we have all had those days where spandex is just not our friend.  The PureProject short-sleeve running shirt from Brooks could be your new BFF. It’s a relaxed fitting, yet flattering shirt that is … Read the...

Shoe Review – Hoka Challenger ATR

The Hoka Challenger ATR is an excellent shoe to have in the arsenal, and a significant improvement that many shoe companies will have to reckon with. At just 8.6 oz, the Challenger is barely noticeable on your feet, aside from … Read the...

Shoe Review – Altra Olympus 1.5

Altra has updated their first Olympus model with the new Olympus 1.5. We put these on the feet of a variety of testers, including a number that had spent considerable time in the original Olympus. While Altras initial foray … Read the...

Shoe Review – Altra Superior 2.0

The Altra Superior 2.0 is a whole new shoe! For those who have worn the Superior 1.5, they should be prepared for a significantly different experience with the Superior 2.0. Much of the downsides of the 1.5 have been … Read the...

Shoe Review – Montrail FluidFlex ST

      The Montrail FluidFlex ST is a comfortable lightweight shoe with just a touch of stability. It is similar to the original FluidFlex, with an interesting alteration in the midsole. The shoe touts itself as being a lightweight … Read the...