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Volume 3, Issue 2
February 2014
Athletic Feat
 February Newsletter

Napa High Crab Feed
The new Brooks Transcend
Orthaheel Sandals
New shoes this month
Family Biking event
3 weeks to next FB drawing!
Fun recipe
Upcoming Events

Orthaheel Sandals!

The summer models are starting to come in! This is a much awaited time of the year for Orthaheel lovers.
The remaining winter models are now 30% OFF!

Yurbud earbuds

Yurbuds are ergonomically designed and "TwistLock" into place for a secure fit that never falls out, even under the most intense workout conditions. Not only do they stay in comfortably for hours on end, but the sound quality is truly impressive!

Contact Us

3377 Solano Ave
Napa, CA 94558
707-258-NAPA (6272)

Napa High Crab Feed!
This month, The Napa High Sports Boosters are putting on their annual fundraiser crab feed.

The all-you-can-eat dinner, dance, and live/silent auction will be held Saturday, February 22, 2014, at the Chardonnay Hall at Napa Valley Expo, starting at 5pm with Happy Hour. Entertainment by The Cheeseballs!  Click to view the flyer.

Tickets available at the Athletic Director's Office at Napa High, Filippi's Pizza Grotto on 1st St, Bank of Napa on Redwood Rd., and Soda Canyon Store on Silverado Trail. For Credit Card Purchases, you can e-mail Bill.Kampton@Colliers.com, or call 337-9217.

Come join the fun, ALL proceeds benefit ALL Napa High Athletics!

The amazing new Brooks Transcend

Brooks Trascend

Just in this month, Brooks' completely new high-end stability shoe, the Brooks Transcend, is the successor to the extremely popular Trance. With the very latest in foam technology, this is a whole new level of plush, even more comfortable than the Trance was, which is saying a lot. You need to experience it on your foot to believe it!

New Shoes this Month


By having the smarts of a human designer mixed with cutting edge software, the Fresh Foam 980 is a new technology. It's a neutral cushioning shoe that combines a more natural drop with a plush ride. A soft foam, very comfortable, and very light (9.1oz for a men's size 9,  8.1oz for a women's size 8)


The Transcend is a completely new shoe from Brooks. It redefines the ultra-high end of stability shoes. This is an extremely plush, extremely cushioned shoe. It is well suited for distance runs, but keeps your feet perfectly comfortable on short and long runs alike. Along with the Saucony Hurricane, the Transcend is one of the two most comfortable stability running shoes available today.

The Ravenna 5 is a shoe for the mild pronator, in-between a neutral and a traditional support shoe. The fifth generation Ravenna is a full ounce lighter than version 4, and like most newer shoes, the inside arch is filled in all the way to the ground for a more natural feel and a smoother heel-to-toe transition when running.


The LunarEclipse 4 is exceptionally flexible and lightweight, featuring Dynamic Fit technology with Flywire for lockdown and strategic support. The engineered mesh upper delivers ventilation with targeted support, and molded blades and flex grooves help you move naturally.


The Zoom Fly is made with Dynamic Support technology and springy, responsive cushioning composed of Phylon and Cushlon foams for an ultra-smooth ride. Flex grooves create natural range of motion while lightweight sandwich mesh on top gives you the best in breathability. Very light, only 7.9oz for a women's size 8.


An upgraded mesh enhances fit, feel and durability of the new Hurricane 16, while the heel window is fully reflective to provide greater visibility for running in low-light conditions. This is one of the two most comfortable stability shoes in the running world, alongside the Brooks Transcend.  And the lightest.
The Mirage 4 features a redesigned upper and minimal overlays resulting in a seamless feel. The heel cushioning technology is upgraded to PowerGrid and the 4mm platform continues to provide supreme responsiveness with just a touch of guidance. Very light (8.9oz men's size 9, 7.9oz women's size 8).
The Type A6 is a distance racing flat, designed for distances from 5K all the way up to a full marathon. It is extremely light at 5.5oz for men (size 9), 4.5oz for women (size 8). It's a perfect combination of lightweight and responsiveness, comfortable enough for a mid-to-long distance race, but far lighter than a traditional trainer.

The INOV-8 FASTLIFT 315 / 335:

With state-of-the-art weightlifting technology, the new fastlift delivers stability, support and structure in the heel and mid foot. This shoe delivers category leading flexibility and comfort in the forefoot through inov-8's renowned Meta-Flex system. The fastlift sets a new standard in weightlifting as the lightest product of its kind. We carry the 335 for men, and the 315 for women.

Family Biking

Presented by the The Napa County Bicycle Coalition

FAMILY BIKING is for families with kids learning to ride in the road. Families will learn to safely navigate the streets -- with fun activities including an optional group ride. Taught by League of American Bicyclists certified instructors (English and Spanish), topics include helmet fitting, basic bike skills, rules of the road, and basic bike safety check. Refreshments and healthy snacks will be served. Raffle prizes.

When: Saturday, February 8, 2014 | 10:00 am to Noon

Where: Community Presbyterian Church of Calistoga (the green church) 1307 Third Street

Reservations: Space is limited. Save a place for you and your kid(s).
   Contact Mike@napabike.org | 707.812.1770

Click here to view the flyer.

A few more weeks to sign up for our next shoe giveway!

You still have time to enter this month's drawing for a free pair of shoes.

It's easy, just like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/athleticfeat before February 28th and you will automatically be entered in the next drawing. The winner will be selected at random from all our Facebook "Likes".

Facebook is also where we announce sales, new products, etc.  So...

See you there!

Fun Recipe

Hummingbird Muffins

Nutrition Information:

  • Calories per serving: 275
  • Carbs: 43g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Fat: 10g
For the muffins:
  • 1 cup turbinado or white sugar
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup crushed, drained pineapple
  • 1 cup very ripe banana (about 2 large), mashed with a fork
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 ounces vanilla whey protein powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
For the crumble:
  • 1/2 cup steel-cut oats (not quick-cooking)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Combine sugar and honey in a large bowl, microwave at 50 percent for 45 seconds, and stir.
  3. When cooled, whisk in eggs one at a time until combined.
  4. Add oil and applesauce. Whisk.
  5. Add fruits and vanilla. Whisk until smooth. Set aside.
  6. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, protein powder, and pecans.
  7. Add to wet mixture and stir until combined.
  8. Prep two muffin trays with nonstick spray or liners.
  9. Fill each cup 3/4 full.
  10. Mix crumble ingredients in a bowl and sprinkle on top of each muffin.
  11. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Makes 15 to 18 muffins.
Upcoming events

  Feb 16 - Valley Ford Relay  -  Each person runs only 2.75 miles!
  Feb 16 - Willits Classic  -  The perennially popular footrace
  Feb 23 - Run with Heart 5K  -  For the North Bay American Heart Association
  Mar 2 - The Napa Valley Marathon  -  The Big One, needs no introduction...
  Mar 9 - Ilsanjo Classic 10-miler & Neo-Classic 4-miler  -  Empire Runners
  Mar 30 - Loop de Loop 14-Mile Trail Race  -  Also a 2 x 7-mile Relay.
Athletic Feat, 3377 Solano Ave, Napa, CA 94558,  www.athleticfeat.com,  707-258-NAPA (6272)
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