U.S. Christian university requires students to wear fitness trackers, sparks debate

February 5th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

Students at Oral Roberts University, a private Christian institution in Tulsa, Okla., are now required to wear Fitbits to track and record activity as part of a health and physical education class. Incoming freshman…


Fitbit releases smarter, trendier Fitbit Blaze

January 5th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

Fitbit added its newest member to their growing roster of fitness trackers on Tuesday with the release of the Fitbit Blaze– the fitness gadget that is supposed to be trendier, smarter and easier to…


Fitbit Surge gets endorsement from Barack Obama

January 4th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

Cameras caught a glimpse of Barack Obama sporting a Fitbit Surge as a guest on Jerry Seinfeld’s show ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.’


The Apple Watch: Is it right for runners?

December 10th, 2015 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Electronics, homepage, Running Gear | No Comments »

After eight months on the market and the evolution of some key fitness apps, is Apple Watch ready to be the go-to running watch? The Apple Watch brings to the mainstream what running watch…


2015 holiday gift guide: Best gifts for runners

December 2nd, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Apparel, Electronics, Equipment, homepage, Running Gear, Running Shoes | No Comments »

Looking for the perfect gift for the runner in your life? We’ve compiled some great running gear into six fun categories. To see product info, click the image and select the “information” icon. The…


First look: TomTom Spark, the GPS watch that plays music

October 28th, 2015 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Electronics, homepage, Running Gear | 4 Comments »

TomTom’s newest GPS fitness watch, the Spark, is hitting Canadian stores this November The Dutch navigation company has rolled out its fourth generation running-oriented timepiece and it comes with significant upgrades from the Cardio,…


First look: Garmin unveils new running watches, Connect update

October 21st, 2015 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Electronics, homepage, Running Gear, Running Gear | 1 Comment »

Leading running watch maker Garmin rolled out three new GPS watches on Wednesday. The Forerunner 230, 235 and 630 will feature nice improvements on Garmin’s current roster, the 220, 225 and 620. All three…