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SHOE REVIEW: Saucony Freedom ISO

Saucony debuted their signature EVERUN technology last year and have featured it in nearly all of their flagship shoes in one form or another. Typically, you’ll find it as a thin top layer just underneath the sock liner and it’s been known to provide a smooth and responsive ride.…

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Avoid the Post-Training Season Blues

by Heather Mendizábal The long awaited annual Rock n’ Roll series has come and gone. Hours have been spent pounding on the pavement, powering through the inevitable discomfort, and celebrating small victories along the arduous training journey. You’ve worked hard, crus…

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Race Day Checklist

It's marathon season in San Antonio.  With a month left until Rock 'N' Roll San Antonio its time to start getting your final preparation in order. We have compiled a packing checklist for race day so you don't leave anything behind and, more importantly, you don't stress about leaving a…

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Our Craft: Why We Measure Your Foot

Did you know that you may have the same length of foot as someone else but need a different size shoe?  That is why we use a Brannock device to measure your foot’s heel-to-toe length, heel-to-ball, and midfoot width.  Furthermore, there are different fittings for short-toed f…

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The Best Trails To Run in San Antonio

Summer is a great time to explore trails in San Antonio.  The days are longer, giving you more time to see uneven surfaces, and the tree canopy gives you shade from the sunny heat.  As trail running has become more popular over the past few years, San Antonio has focused on bu…

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New Shoe: New Balance Vongo

Since the New Balance 980, the first shoe with a Fresh Foam midsole, New Balance has introduced hit shoe after hit shoe.  The Fresh Foam series has pushed New Balance past the days of grey and white walkers that all grandparents owned to light, soft, and clean running shoes that have ga…

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4 Steps to Improve Your Running Form

The majority of running related injuries that we see at Fleet Feet San Antonio occur due to muscle weakness, over training, or poor running form.  Many people read or hear that a low heel-to-toe drop shoe will dramatically change their running form for the better.  While low heel-t…

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Struggling with Plantar Faciitis?

One of the more common injuries we see runners and walkers struggle with is plantar faciitis.  Whether injured through the use of poor footwear choice or overuse, we have several cost effective ways to treat and help heal plantar fasciitis.  A majority of the time, our customers ar…

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Recover with a Dead Sea Salt Bath

Forget the Ice, Add Dead Sea Salt Let's face it, ice baths are too uncomfortable and are a major hassle to setup on as often as us runners need to recover.  Several of our staff have been experimenting with various recovery techniques and this one specific method has stuck with several…

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Dear San Antonio, We are MOVING!

Fleet Feet Alamo Heights will move to The Quarry this APRIL! Our grand opening celebration will take place April 29-30th! Stay tuned for details. Fleet Feet San Antonio began 19 years ago this May in Alamo Height's Sunset Ridge shopping center, where it currently is today.  We have se…

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