Monday, June 18, 2012

Brooks Discontinues Launch and Green Silence

Brooks will be ending the long run of the Launch and Green Silence series in 2013. According to Brooks, the Launch program is not generating enough sales volume to warrant continued updates. So users of the Launch will probably look towards the Pure Flow as a replacement. It is also sad to hear that Green Silence will be put to rest in 2013. The GS was one of the first running flats to make an Eco-Friendly statement. As a leader in the Green Shoe movement, the GS was 75% post-recycled, as-well-as a biodegradable insole and collar foams.

Documentary: Town of Runners

For years Ethiopia has dominated distance running, producing some of the worlds fastest athletes. Town of Runners gives an inside look int the ups and downs these runners must face to reach the world stage. "The film follows two young girls, from a rural town as they try to run their way to a different life." Check out the film: