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SPORTS BRA GUIDE: Brooks Juno (High Impact)

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IMPACT LEVEL: High

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Unicup design; compression; adjustable straps & back closure

SIZE SCALE: 32C – 42DD

AVAILABLE IN: All stores

KEY FEATURES: Adjustable strap height; perforated unicup design; adjustable hook and loop back closure

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Ladies, get ready to be locked and loaded.The Juno is not messing around. This is a go-to style for our C-DD cups engaging in high impact activities....

SPORTS BRA GUIDE: Brooks Fiona (Medium-High Impact)

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IMPACT LEVEL: Medium/High

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Encapsulated cups; compression; adjustable straps & back closure

SIZE SCALE: 32B – 40DD

AVAILABLE IN: All stores

KEY FEATURES: Adjustable strap height; molded lightweight cups; adjustable hook and loop back closure

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The Fiona is an enduring classic, and for good reason.This bra has the most adjustability of any style out there, which means you can more...

SPORTS BRA GUIDE: Brooks Uplift Crossback (Medium-High Impact)

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IMPACT LEVEL: Medium/High

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Encapsulated cups; compression; back closure

SIZE SCALE: XS-XL

AVAILABLE IN: All stores

KEY FEATURES: Perforated non-removable cups; soft bonded straps; J-Hook back closure

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The sister style to the Uprise, the Uplift Crossback brings the comfort and style of the Uprise to women with a C or D cup. The Uplift has a thicker strap for additional support and...

SPORTS BRA GUIDE: Brooks Uprise Crossback (Medium Impact)

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IMPACT LEVEL: Medium

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Encapsulated cups; compression

SIZE SCALE: XS-XL

AVAILABLE IN: All stores

KEY FEATURES: Perforated non-removable cups; soft bonded straps

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The Uprise Crossback is a highly versatile and stylish bra.It’s the chameleon of the bunch – it can provide excellent support to women with a B or C cup, but be equally as comfortable for our smaller girls. There are no...

SPORTS BRA GUIDE: Brooks FastForward Crossback (Medium Impact)

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IMPACT LEVEL: Medium

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Encapsulated cups; compression; adjustable straps

SIZE SCALE: XS-XL

AVAILABLE IN: Most stores

KEY FEATURES: Adjustable criss-cross straps; adjustable back closure; mesh paneling

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The FastForward Crossback is a newer style from Brooks and has become a go-to for medium-sized women in all levels of activity.This bra fits a bit more snug than some other styles,...

SPORTS BRA GUIDE: Brooks Just Right Racer (Low-Medium Impact)

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IMPACT LEVEL: Low-Medium

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Encapsulated cups; compression

SIZE SCALE: XS-XL

AVAILABLE IN: Most stores

KEY FEATURES: Seamless construction; soft jacquard panels

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The Just Right Racer has quickly become a staff favorite.It is ideal for small- and medium-chested women in a range of activities. A smaller woman could wear this bra comfortably for long-distance runs, but other women...

SPORTS BRA GUIDE: Brooks Hot Shot (Low Impact)

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IMPACT LEVEL: Low

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Encapsulated cups; compression

SIZE SCALE: XS-XL

AVAILABLE IN: Select stores

KEY FEATURES: Removable cups; fun criss-cross back design

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Criss-cross back design

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The Hot Shot is simple and stylish.This low-impact bra is ideal for small-chested women in all types of activities – from yoga to running. Leave the cups in for more defined shape, or remove them for less...

A SPORTS BRA GUIDE FOR ACTIVE WOMEN

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Did you know that your sports bra should be replaced nearly as often as your running/workout shoes? I bet a lot of us can dig through our dressers and find sports bras that have been loved a little too long (we are even guilty of it here at Marathon Sports from time to time!)

SPORTS BRA QUICK FACTS:

  • A good sports bra can reduce breast movement by up to 83%
  • 64% of women report experiencing breast...

SHOE UPDATE: Asics Kayano 25

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25 years and this classic lives on. The Asics Kayano revolutionized the running world when it came out – luxurious cushioning AND support? Never before had a running shoe given you the best of both worlds. 25 years later, the Kayano is still the perfect blend of cushion and control, with some fresh upgrades. Here’s what we love about it:

UPDATED CUSHIONING SYSTEM

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Two types of FlyteFoam...

SHOE UPDATE: Brooks Glycerin 16

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The Brooks Glycerin 16 has arrived at Marathon Sports! This high cushion favorite has undergone a slight makeover with the addition of brand new DNA LOFT cushioning and we are LOVING the light and plush feeling. Check out what we’re digging on the new Glycerin:

DNA LOFT CUSHION

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Brand new DNA LOFT cushioning is engineered to provide a luxuriously soft feeling underfoot – but you don’t lose a nice...

Father’s Day Gift Guide

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Dads do it all! So treat them to something nice on Father’s Day. Whether your dad is a runner, walker, or likes to hit the gym (or could use some new gear for mowing the lawn), check out some of our favorite in-store and online items for Father’s Day!

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This high cushion shoe updates just in time for Father’s Day! With brand new DNA LOFT cushioning technology AND a seam-free 3D...

SHOE UPDATE: Nike Pegasus 35

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THE classic running shoe continues to impress. Nike just dropped version 35 of its iconic shoe and this year’s model has some pretty cool stuff going on.

It was built based on feedback from elite athletes like Mo Farah! And it borrows some design elements from the Zoom Vaporfly 4%, a favorite of Shalane Flanagan. Here’s what we love about it:

UPDATED HEEL COLLAR

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Design engineers tweaked the heel...

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