Holabird Sports Blog
  • Superfeet

    Is Your Footwear Working Against You?

      Find your perfect pair of Superfeet.

  • How to let go of mistakes

    The Secret to Refocusing

    One of the biggest mental struggles for athletes is letting go of mistakes. Often, athletes dwell on their mistakes allowing them to control their emotions and ultimately their performance. Studies have shown that elite athletes

  • Runner Appreciation Day 2014

    Runner Appreciation Day 2014 Photos

    Our Runner Appreciation Day was a huge success. We gave away hundreds of dollars in running shoes and other prizes. People asked brand representatives questions, watched cool technology demos and enjoyed the variety of food trucks.

  • Runner Appreciation Day 2014

    Runner Appreciation Day 2014 Offers Tons of Prizes

    In addition to giving runners the opportunity to meet and speak with representatives from a variety of major running shoe companies, they will also be able to get expert gait analysis and individualized advice. More

  • Holabox

    See What’s in Our First-Ever Holabox!

    Do you love to try new things at a discount? Our first ever Holabox is the perfect way to do it. This box has a retail value of $32 but – today only – it’s only

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Runner Appreciation Day at Holabird Sports

Holabird Sports is having our 2nd Runner Appreciation Day! The event will be held August 17, 2013 from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. It’s free and open to the public. You’ll have the chance to meet and talk to representatives from a variety of running shoe companies, watch technology demonstrations and have your running gait [...]

July 17, 2013 Holabird Sports Holabird Sports, Running 0
Marion Bartoli 2013 Wimbledon Winner

Is She the Smartest Tennis Player?

Marion Bartoli, this year’s women’s Wimbledon winner, is more than just an amazing tennis player. Apparently, she also has an IQ of 175. That puts her in the top 0.0003 percent of the world. To put it in perspective, Albert Einstein had an IQ of 160. Her IQ is also higher than Stephen Hawking’s 160. [...]

July 16, 2013 Cara Bruce Tennis 0
Holabird Sports employs professional tennis racquet stringers

Ask the Stringer: Will Stringing My Racquet Looser or Tighter Increase the Longevity of the String?

Q. If I string my racquet looser/tighter, will it increase the longevity of my strings? A. I’ve actually heard people submit theories on both sides of this argument. Folks on the looser-is-better side of the argument seem to hypothesize that lower tensions reduce friction between the mains and crosses, thereby offering better durability. Some of [...]

July 16, 2013 Ryan Woodring Tennis 2
Chesapeake Bay Bridge Run

Across the Bay 2014: Pre-Register for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Run

Ever since I was young, driving across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge symbolized something special — usually a trip to the beach. Traversing the bridge meant leaving work behind. Everything changed when we went over the bridge: The heavy and oppressive heat would lighten with the salt-laced breeze; even the air even smelled different. Now, imagine [...]

July 15, 2013 Cara Bruce Running 3
Asics Gel-Nimbus 15 Lite Show

ASICS GEL-Nimbus 15 Lite Show & ASICS GEL-Cumulus 15 Lite Show Brighten Up Your Run

If you love the Asics Gel-Nimbus 15 or the Asics Gel-Cumulus 15 and you train or run in the dark, you owe it to yourself to check out the new Lite Show. Asics added some hardcore reflectivity and glow-in-the-dark Gel units. It’s like running with a Lite-Brite hooked up to your shoes. The men’s shoes [...]

July 15, 2013 Cara Bruce Running 0
Garmin Forerunner 10 Review

Garmin Forerunner 10 Review – Perfect for Tracking Runs

I am a 32-year-old fitness runner and I have never owned a GPS sport watch before, so I did a lot of research before deciding to purchase the Garmin Forerunner 10. After owning it for a couple months I can say I am extremely happy with my decision. The Forerunner 10 is lightweight, comfortable, accurate, [...]

July 12, 2013 Dustin Webb Running 0
Bryan Brothers Win at Wimbledon

Could the Bryan Brothers Get Any More Awesome?

If you follow doubles tennis at all then you probably know that Bob & Mike Bryan are the all-time winningest doubles tennis team. The U.S. Olympics Committee recently honored them with Team of the Month for their amazing achievements. They went undefeated in the month of June. They won their 14th Grand Slam title at [...]

July 11, 2013 Cara Bruce Tennis 0
Under Armour Speedform running shoes

Under Armour Speedform Running Shoes: A Bra for Your Foot

What do running shoes and bras have in common? Actually, more than you might think and the engineers at Under Armour have bridged the gap when they found a way to incorporate the fit of a bra into a running shoe. Run Specialty Sales Rep Britany Williams admitted that apparel has been the industry that [...]

July 11, 2013 Kandice Wilson Running 0
Freedom Run by Jamie Summerlin

Excerpt from Freedom Run: Running Toward Recovery

While the naked man’s roadside striptease provided me with some humor, his actions led me to believe that he was suffering from stress or was dealing with some mental issues or addiction. That got me to thinking about our vet­erans who are commonly affected by mental anguish and stress, commonly referred to as post-traumatic stress [...]

July 10, 2013 Holabird Sports Running 0
Brooks Running Shoes

How Does Brooks Look at Running Shoes?

“We take a different approach at the way we look at shoes,” Brooks representative Paul Harris said. The Brooks approach to running shoes examines the feel and flow in addition to the spectrum of lightweight to heavy shoes. Paul said Brooks took their designers out of the building “to think about shoes from the ground [...]

July 9, 2013 Kandice Wilson Running 1