Top7Trail Shoes 2016

We made it to another year! Happy Shoe Year, everyone! Our Predictions for 2017 are up, as well as our Top7Trail Brands and Staff Favorites. Now it’s time for the Best Selling Shoes at the shop for 2016.  We do a #Top7Trail List for every month except June when we do a MidYear Summary and December […]

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Top7Trail Brands

Altra was our number one brand last year, and it continued to roll in 2016! Thanks to all of our brands for continuing to push the envelope of design. #NewTrailShoes For All in 2017!! Top7Trail Brands Men Altra – 40% Saucony – 9% Hoka – 7% Merrell – 5% New Balance – 4% Salomon – […]

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Prediction 7 2017

Every late December we like to try and guess what will be big in the world of Trail Running shoes for the upcoming year.  We’re an ultra distance focused shop, so our list is biased towards shoes that can go 50km or more! Here’s what we think our best-sellers will be in 2017: #Prediction7 Men’s […]

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Best Selling Trail Running Packs 2016

There wasn’t anything Earth shattering in the world of trail running packs in 2016: Salomon and Ultimate Direction continued to dominate. Next year may see a big shake up at the top with Nathan’s Vapor Howe & Krar packs and two new Salomon options–S Lab Sense Ultra 5 & 8. Ultraspire’s Alpha 3.0 and Zygos […]

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2016 Employee Favorites

We like our End of Year Lists!  Did you see our MustHave7 for 2017? Here are our staff’s picks for Best of 2016–and what they’re most looking forward to in 2017.  We also got a bonus list from Liz at Rainshadow Running, just for fun! Glenn’s 2016 Favorites: Merrell All-Out Peak – there was only one […]

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#MustHave7 for 2017

We love our #Top7 lists! Especially towards the end of the year. Here’s a new list for us: the #MustHave7 – The seven trail running shoes all shops should have to start 2017. To spread the love, we restricted it to one model per brand maximum. 1) Altra Lone Peak 3.0 – One of only […]

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November Top 7 Trail Shoes

  Altra continues to dominate our trail world: can you see why we’re so excited about the Topo Terraventure that just arrived?! It’s drawing lots of comparisons to the Lone Peak. The Terra’s 3mm heel lift will likely appeal to a lot of folks! November Men’s Top7 Trail Shoes Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Altra Olympus […]

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The Turkey7 2016

It’s holiday time! The first end-of-year 7 List is the Thanksgiving inspired #Turkey7–things that bugged us from the past year of trail running retail. This year the top two Turkeys might be the top two trail running Turkey moves of all time! Enjoy! Pearl iZumi – Oh man, PI had a good thing going–at our […]

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#Top7 Trail Shoes – OCTOBER 2016

Here it is! No real surprises with this month’s list of best selling trail shoes from Seven Hills Running Shop. The roomy and cushy Altra Lone Peak 3.0 is still wowing runners with its updated grippy sole and continues to reign supreme for both men and women. Its waterproof counterpart, the Altra Lone Peak 3.0 […]

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September Top7 Trail Running Shoes

Well, what the heck: we’ll call the new for 2016 Altra Lone Peak Mid Top a trail running shoe!  It makes both the men’s and women’s Top7 lists for September. September was a month of flux as we saw a few models go away to make room for new models to come.  Already to land […]

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