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College runners take the latest in shoe technology out for a spin
College runners take the latest in shoe technology out for a spin

Can your footwear speed you up? We gave four new running shoes, each touting an impressive design technology, to four college runners. One shoe was super-flexible, one super-bouncy, another super-flat and another super-light. The verdict: Set your sports watches, because fast times are ahead. Flexible flyer Reebok Zquick: A shoe with a sock-like mesh upper and a soft foam sole sectioned by deep 1/2-inch-wide grooves that make it so flexible it can be rolled up like a pill bug. (For old shoe testers, it is a clone of the popular, decade-old Nike Free, which has a similar look and features.) Differentiating the Zquick is an external, flexible plastic web that helps shape the rear...

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