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  • 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, an…

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  • Eat Right This Winter

    …Eat Right This Winter When the days are short, and the road conditions often make the workouts you planned impossible, it’s tough to keep your fitness goals on track and your weight in check. H…

  • Endless Summer 5-Miler

    … Join us on Thursday August 17th @ 6:00pm for our Annual Endless Summer 5 Miler! The Fleet Feet Maine Running Endless Summer 5-Miler starts at our Portland location (309 Marginal Way) and features a …

  • Weekly Back Cove Series

    …  This year, our Weekly Back Cove 5K Series bib pickup will be happening every day starting May 24th until 4:00PM on May 31st! If you are later than 4:00 PM, you can meet us in the Back Cove park…

  • Mid-Winter Classic 10-Miler

    …Stay Tuned for the 2018 Registration Link!  The Mid-Winter Classic is a tradition in Maine, organized by The Maine Track Club and presented by Fleet Feet Maine Running. Stay motivated throug…

  • Resolution Run

    …Thanks for an awesome 2017 Resolution Run! 2018 Details to Follow! Kick off the new year with Fleet Feet Maine Running!  Meet us at our Portland or Brunswick locations on January 1st, at 11…

  • Bring on the Heat!

    … I want to start by saying congratulations to everyone who participated in a spring race or races. A few of you still have the trail festival at Pineland Farms or the Vermont City Marathon coming up t…

  • Burnout

    … You’ve probably heard of common injuries like plantar fasciitis, shin splints, achilles tendonitis, ITBS, or stress fractures. Some of you may have even experienced one or more of those injurie…

  • Springing Into Spring Injury Free

    … They say March tends to come in like a lion and go out like a lamb. But when the first two Saturdays have single digit highs with close to -20 degree wind chills and then a category 3 winter storm dr…

  • Making Peace With The Monotony

    … March is like a Thursday. By Thursday each week, most people are ready for the weekend. But you still have to slog through Thursday before you’re actually there. That’s how March feels. B…

  • 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 had arrived and the groundhog said we had six more weeks of…

  • 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 conversation, I found out she was currently training for her f…

  • 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 freezes instantly. If it’s not bitterly cold, there&#…

  • 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 kids are back at school and most of us have returned to our da…

  • 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. Because it is the holiday season and this will be the last po…

  • 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 nights are long and even colder. The wind is no longer the warm…

  • 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 running you have to do... ...chances are you will be able t…

  • 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 surprisingly relevant to any runner or anyone hoping to start …

  • 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 running. And we now have fewer than 12 hours of sunlight an…

  • 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 movement, it’s a fair question. To answer that, we ha…

  • Running Shoes 101

    … “O, what’s in a name? That which we call a shoe. By any other name would smell as stinky.” -Shakespeare (kind of) If you’ve ever walked into our store, you may have noticed t…

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  • Inserts

    …Inserts Most people take anywhere from 8,000 - 12,000 steps a day, so it is easy to understand how unsupported and unstable foot movement inside a shoe can lead to a multitude of problems, such as u…

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