The adidas’ new DistanceStar provides performance on a budget, and it’s surprisingly well done for the price. The upper is a breathable mesh, both light and sturdy. It offers adequate drainage for the steeplechase, with an interior that’s well finished enough to be comfortable during the longer track races.
The Skechers GOrun line adds a new shoe designed for cushioned stability. Called the Forza, it’s Kara Goucher’s shoe of choice. The upper is a closed stretch mesh supported by no-sew overlays, and a saddle of thicker, fused film secures the foot effectively through the lacing. The midsole is a bouncy foam formulation, called 5 Gen, with a 30-millimeter stack height that lends a cushy feel.
Nearly 1,000 Registered Runners Have Competed Yearly Since the Inaugural Event - WHAT: Propelled by pixie dust, more than 24,000 total registered runners, including 15,000 from California, will spend their Mother’s Day morning flying through Disneyland Resort and the streets of Anaheim in the 13.1-mile Tinker Bell Half Marathon presented by PANDORA Jewelry.