Running gear you don’t need

July 30th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Running products you can take a pass on


Would you wear a shoe without a heel?

November 21st, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

The heelless shoe is not a new concept, but FBR’s version may be unlike anything you’ve ever seen


The Running Event: What’s to come in 2016

December 8th, 2015 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Canadian Running took a trip down to Austin, Texas for The Running Event, the big annual industry trade show. There, we got to chat with product designers from pretty much every major brand, and […]


Bikila family suing Vibram over use of name

February 11th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

After already losing a class action suit over unsubstantiated claims about the health benefits of their products, Vibram’s marketing team is in hot water again. The family of two-time Olympic marathon champion Abede Bikila is […]


Vibram to pay out $3.75 million in settlement

May 7th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in The Scene | 19 Comments »

Vibram, the company that manufacture the FiveFingers shoes with separated toes, has moved to settle a suit claiming they overstated health benefits of wearing the shoes. The company has agreed to pay out US$3.75 […]


Vibram FiveFingers to add cushioning to 2 of its ‘barefoot’ running shoe models

August 6th, 2013 by Michal Kapral | Posted in Running Gear | 2 Comments »

In an interesting twist to the barefoot-style running shoe category, market leader Vibram FiveFingers is adding a cushioned midsole to two of its 2014 models.