Month: December 2013

Best New Running Shoe Technology of 2013

Best New Running Shoe Technology of 2013

This past year saw some exciting innovations and advances in running shoe technology. Here are some of the biggest and best innovations of the year: adidas Boost The Boost technology was probably the biggest story of 2013 in terms of running shoe tech. adidas claimed […]



Who Will Win the 2014 Australian Open?

Who Will Win the 2014 Australian Open?

It’s almost 2014 and with the New Year comes a new season of Grand Slam tournaments, starting with Australia. The 2014 Australian Open starts January 13 and goes until January 26 and is the big kickoff to the 2014 tennis season. A year is a […]



New Year’s Eve Party Tricks

New Year’s Eve Party Tricks

If you’ve packed on a few extra pounds this holiday season, don’t despair. This weekend you may find yourself attending the last of the holiday parties or some pre-New Year’s celebrations. With some proper planning, you can still have a fantastic time this New Year’s […]



Serena Williams: AP 2013 Female Athlete of the Year

Serena Williams: AP 2013 Female Athlete of the Year

Serena Williams must have had a nice Christmas. Yesterday she was named the Associated Press’ 2013 Female Athlete of the Year for the third time (she was also named in 2002 and 2009). Serena deserves this latest win. In 2013, she won 11 titles, including […]



Happy Holidays from Holabird Sports

Happy Holidays from Holabird Sports

Happy Holidays from everyone at Holabird Sports! From our family to yours, we wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season.



Racing for Good Causes

Racing for Good Causes

Planning on running a marathon in 2014? Why not combine your love of running with the opportunity to help someone who needs it? Even if your marathon isn’t until next spring, it’s never too early to start organizing your fundraising events and the holiday season […]



WATCH: Saucony Endorphin MD4 and Saucony Endorphin LD4

WATCH: Saucony Endorphin MD4 and Saucony Endorphin LD4

As if the Endorphin MD3 and LD3 weren’t light enough! Saucony trimmed down the overlays on both the midsole and around the heel to make the MD4 and the LD4 astonishingly light. With spikes in place, the MD4 weighs 3.6 ounces for men (size 9) […]



Battle of the Mugs: Hydro Flask vs a Standard Travel Mug

Battle of the Mugs: Hydro Flask vs a Standard Travel Mug

Hydro Flask water bottles are some of the best-selling hydration items for athletes, runners, and walkers. Since Hydro Flasks are known for keeping hot beverages hot and cold drinks cold, we decided to put one to the ultimate test! We poured a full cup of […]



Vickie Brown Tennis: Chic Tennis Apparel for Women

Vickie Brown Tennis: Chic Tennis Apparel for Women

We’re thrilled to be carrying Vickie Brown Tennis apparel at Holabird Sports. Vickie Brown is a Dallas fashion designer who has worked for some of the biggest names in haute couture, including Chanel, Valentino and Oscar de la Renta. She’s taken her love of tennis […]



Babolat Play Racquet & App Review

Babolat Play Racquet & App Review

Working at Holabird Sports means I always get to see the latest and greatest gadgets, technology, and gear rolling inโ€”especially around the holiday season. As a tennis player, I’ve always been sort of jealous of the cool heart rate- and GPS-enabled gear that runners can […]