Going the Distance with UltraRunner Paul Giblin

Last year, ultrarunner Paul Giblin raced his first Western States 100 with a spectacular fifth-place finish. Now he’s back for another crack at the podium and feeling even more prepared than before. Topo’s PR Manager, Kristine David, chats with Paul about what he learned from his experience last year and how he’s preparing to tackle the course again… [view more]

Staff Picks

Our VP of Finance shares why the ST-2 is her “renaissance” shoe The powers that be have asked me to write about my love for the ST-2. Let’s start by saying that I am an accountant. I can deliver a top-notch spreadsheet or analysis at a moment’s notice, but writing a blog isn’t really my jam.… [view more]

“Urban-Dwelling-Hill-Seeker” partners with Topo

Professional Ultrarunner and 5th Place Finisher at Western States 100 2016, Paul Giblin, Signs With Topo Athletic “Urban-dwelling hill seeker” partners with Topo for the 2017 race season and another crack at the most competitive 100-mile race in the U.S. Following Paul Giblin on social media is like being transported to a magical place –… [view more]

Move like a Tiger

Welcome Rachel McBride, pro triathlete and our first sponsored athlete!

Welcome Rachel McBride, pro triathlete and our first sponsored athlete!     We instantly fell in love with Rachel (a.k.a. The Purple Tiger), which is why this Valentine’s Day announcement is ever-so-perfectly timed. She exudes so much personality and charisma for life and the sport of triathlon that it is no wonder why people are… [view more]

Reflecting on a Year Marked by Milestones and a Few Stretch-marks

CEO and founder, Tony Post, talks about how better is the choice made every day here at Topo Athletic.

CEO and founder, Tony Post, talks about how better is the choice made every day here at Topo Athletic I spent much of January thinking about the year we left in our wake and how we could improve in 2017.  I’m proud of what our team accomplished in 2016, but I also realize we’ve got… [view more]

New Year, New MT-2

Introducing new features, colors and sizes for one of our award-winning trail favorites   A Bit of History: The original MT (Mountain trainer) was designed as a hybrid platform: flexible enough for the road and grippy enough for well-groomed trails. About 1 year later, we introduced the MT-2 which added a bit more cushioning and additional structural overlays… [view more]

An Inside Look at the Terraventure with Topo CEO and Founder, Tony Post

Inspired by the extreme demands of the Leadville Trail 100 ultra, learn what makes the new Terraventure perform like a beauty on the beastiest of trails.

The Terraventure features our classic Topo fit, roomy in the toes but snug in the waist and heel. Like the MT-2 and Runventure, it also features a fully gusseted tongue and a 3mm heel-to-toe drop. However, the Terraventure was designed as a more rugged evolution of the Runventure: it offers more protection and cushioning, we isolated the… [view more]