We believe in protecting wild places for now and for the future. That’s why we are proud members of The Conservation Alliance. Since 1989, they’ve helped to conserve 73 million acres and 3,580 river miles, remove or halt 37 dams, purchase 21 climbing areas, and designate five marine reserves. From April 19-25, we’re joining forces… [view more]
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One big dream, 10 Boston Marathons
What drives someone to run ten consecutive Boston Marathons? Today on the blog our Operations & Logistic Analyst, Jess Popik, is sharing with us where her determination to run the marathon came from and what keeps her running each year. Jess is a MA local, born and raised in Westminister. Keep reading below for some… [view more]
Inspiration Point: Ultraventure 2 Turquoise/Gold
Have you ever been curious of how we develop colorways for our shoes? Our Product Manager, Russ Stevens, is taking you behind the scenes to explore the inspiration behind the new women’s color of Ultraventure 2 and how it came to life. Rewind to May 2020, it all started with a National Park poster by… [view more]
Parts of The Whole: Learning what it means to let go and trust the journey.
Today we’re introducing you to Larsen Tormey. Larsen is embarking on a 6,000+ mile journey, aiming to complete both the Appalachian Trail and the Continental Divide Trail this year. He’ll be starting with the AT in a just about a month and today he’s sharing some pre-trail thoughts and intentions with us, as well as… [view more]
Our Commitment: Update
To our community, We are a brand founded on natural human movement with the goal of supporting our customers to move better in outdoor spaces. We are making organizational choices to ensure our support applies to all people. In honor of Black History Month, we want to update you on some of the choices that… [view more]
Tri-ed and True
We caught up with Angela Naeth and Rach McBride, two professional triathletes on our Elite Team. Both are die-hard Topo fans and found us through their podiatrists who said they needed to change something about their shoes, or they may not be able to run competitively for the long haul. Both Angela and Rach are… [view more]
When the trail gets heavy, Topos bring the light.
Today Clay Evans gives us an intimate look into his quest to complete the Pacific Crest Trail earlier this year and the saga behind finding (and securing multiple times) the best thru-hiking shoes. Among being an avid runner and long-distance hiker splitting his time between South Carolina and Colorado, Clay is also a published author… [view more]
Surgery: Setback or Motivation?
Today, Topo Ambassador Nick Tsotsu is sharing with how he took his shoulder surgery, and what could’ve been a major setback, and turned it into motivation to run (and win!) a 50k race. It’s May 8, 2021. I’m at a collegiate track meet with one last thing to do: run a PR in the 5k.… [view more]
A Cautionary Tale of Toes and Woes: Part Four
Today we’re sharing part pour of our series with Dr. Neil Feldman. In the final installment, we take a deep dive into other elements to consider for a proper shoe fit and why they are important. The last of the three main categories is shoe fit and I’ll make an analogy here: A Toyota Corolla… [view more]
A Cautionary Tale of Toes and Woes: Part Three
Plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendinitis, along with other tendinopathies (injured or hurt tendons besides the Achilles), stress fractures, metatarsalgia, bunions, hallux limitus (big toe joint arthritis) and neuromas are the most common ailments that affect runners. The mere awareness of anything that might interfere with a runners’ plans is enough to raise dread, fear and… [view more]