A Running BuddyWhile some people run for a cause, others take part for the experience and thrill of racing with spectators cheering them on. And still there are others who take such competitions more seriously and run to win or challenge themselves physically. Running partners help athletes achieve their goals more quickly by pushing them and helping them to become better racers. If you are unable (or unwilling) to fill this role, here's the next best thing. Garmin ( GRMN) recently upgraded its Forerunner training device. Retailing for about $350, the
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Singing ShadesAn accessory almost any runner would enjoy is Oakley's ( OO)
Intelligent SneakersEarlier this year, Nike ( NKE), in a partnership with Apple ( AAPL), came out with a new system using wireless communication to relay speed and distance information to a runner in audio form. The entire
Frost FightThroughout the year, there are countless races held in the winter season or in colder regions. For runners to compete effectively, it's necessary for them to seek out gear that will act as a shield against the cold weather -- otherwise they'll find themselves shivering and unable to compete at their best. Sports apparel company Mizuno recently came out with a new insulation fabric called "Breath Thermo," which absorbs body moisture and converts it to dry heat, warming the athlete up at once. The Breath Thermo
Jogging for TwoAimed at runner mommies and daddies, my next pick is the BOB
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