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May 10, 2017 | Natalie Riley, Vice President of Finance & Operations

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. That being said, I like to think that I’m funnier than the average CPA – but my husband assures me I’m only slightly witty. So, let’s give this a go and see what happens….I started working at Topo 5 years ago as a newbie runner -- my athletic background was... [view more]
Posted in: Staff Picks
December 30, 2016 |

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 rock plate to the forefoot, and it features a more aggressive outsole with deeper lugs and a wider base platform to insure stability and durability... [view more]
Posted in: Products, Staff Picks
August 4, 2015 | Tara Caley, Operations and Service Specialist

Staff Picks

Our own Tara Caley shares why the Fli-Lyte + Magnifly is the two-punch combo for long-distance training

Most experienced runners would call you a fool for pulling out a brand new pair of running shoes for your last 21-mile training run two weeks leading up to the Boston Marathon. Call me a fool, because that’s exactly what I did with the Fli-Lytes – and, believe it or not, ran the marathon in them.There is something to be said for a running shoe that requires zero break-in time: they have to be designed to fit right from the start and that’s what Topo is all about. The anatomical shape allowed... [view more]

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BRAD COX

Brad Cox Lic.Ac. is a Movement Specialist, ACU-Running Coach and Licensed Acupuncturist specializing in Orthopedic Acupuncture and Sports Medicine.  He is the co-Founder and CEO of ACU-Mobility and ACU-Running.  ACU-Mobility is an educational and mobility products company, dedicated to the development of unique sport specific corrective exercise programs and innovative product design.  Brad has treated hundreds of athletes including: Olympic and world class Runners, Triathletes, Power Lifters, Elite Crossfitters and Professional Strong Men.  He is a consultant and running mechanics expert for TOPO Athletic.  He teaches workshops and seminars on running mechanics, mobility and movement analysis around the U.S.

DR. SONIA PASQUALE

Dr. Sonia Pasquale D.C., Lic.Ac. is a Chiropractor, Sports Physician, Licensed Acupuncturist, Movement Specialist, Nutrition Counselor and Co-Founder of ACU-Mobility and ACU-Running systems.  She has specialties in Orthopedics, Functional Movement Analysis, Functional Medicine and Women's Health.  She incorporates advanced Chiropractic and Acupuncture manual techniques to create a unique integrative approach to treatment.  She works with both Elite and Novice athletes to help them achieve their individual physical goals.  She is the Director and co-Owner of Wakefield Wellness Center outside of Boston MA.

CHRIS LEHMAN

Chris Lehman , Lic.Ac., MAOM, Dipl. OM is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbalist, Movement Specialist and ACU-Running Coach.  Chris Specializes in Orthopedic Acupuncture and functional movement analysis working with all kinds of Athletes.  He focuses on balancing the body through Acupuncture and manual therapies to enhance proper biomechanics with an emphasis in sports medicine and injury prevention.

KAITLIN ALLEN

Kaitlin graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  After graduation she worked for a short time in the Med/Neuro ICU at Moore County Regional Hospital in NC.  Kaitlin has been an avid runner for many years, having completed several road races at both the half marathon and marathon distance, before switching to trail running.  Her love for trail running came from the many long distance hiking trails she has completed, such as the Continental Divide Trail and Appalachian Trail.  She is excited to share her love for running by being part of the ACU-Mobility team!

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