Shoes, Brews, & Maine Running News

Welcome to our brand new running blog!

Shoes, Brews, & Maine Running News is a blog dedicated to keeping you up to date on the latest and greatest shoes, the tastiest coffee and beer to peruse, and the most exciting Maine Running News, written by our very own, Erik Johnson

Happy Running!


Fake It 'till You Make It

Last week, while working in our Brunswick store, I made the decision that I was not going to write another blog post about winter. February …

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You Are A Real Runner

Just the other night I was helping a woman and one of the first things she told me was that she wasn’t really a runner. During our con…

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In the Heart of Winter

Winter can be one of the most difficult seasons to train consistently through. Some weeks it’s so cold that the hair in your nostrils …

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A Running Resolution

Congratulations! If you are reading this, you have successfully made it to 2017! The holidays have come and gone once again. By now, the kid…

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A Thank You Note

To Our Friends and Family, As the primary writer of this blog, I have the privilege to communicate with all of you in a very unique way. Be…

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Beating Winter

Anyone who has tried to run consistently through the winter knows that winter running can be tough. The days are short and cold and the nigh…

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Answering Why

Running, one might say, is basically an absurd past-time upon which to be exhausting ourselves. But if you can find meaning, in the kind of …

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Eating an Elephant

How do you eat an elephant? That’s an odd question to start off a running store blog with. But it’s a question that’s sur…

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Running in the Dark

It’s that time of the year again. Mornings are crisp. Days are cool. The leaves are changing. It’s the perfect time of year for …

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The Plot Thickens...

“Why are running shoes so thick?” It’s a question we hear on a regular basis now, and coming out of the barefoot running …

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