From the Roost

Nutrition: The Basics

Nutrition: The Basics

Knowing what and when to eat before, during, and after training can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! I have broken this idea down into specific categories to make it easier to explain the “why” behind nutrition. I have also included fueling options that are...

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Need New Shoes? Here’s What to Expect!

Need New Shoes? Here’s What to Expect! Whether you’ve been running in the same style of shoes for years or if you’ve never had a real pair of running shoes, our shoe fitting process can take a lot of the guesswork out of finding the right pair of shoes for you! If you...

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Running Shoes are Walking Shoes!

A large number of our customers at Skinny Raven would not consider themselves runners, but simply enjoy getting out in the community for daily activity and walking. We frequently get requests for shoes that are good to walk in or ones that are not running shoes....

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A Runner’s Library

Needing a new read for fall? Or inspiration in your running journey? There are so many books, podcasts, blogs, and videos from running stars and medical professionals on every subject imaginable when it comes to living an active lifestyle. As an avid reader, I have...

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Alaska Running Essentials

Alaska Running Essentials: Summer in Alaska is arguably the best time to get outside and run or hike! Depending on where you go or what you are training for, there is a variety of gear that may be useful. (Gear that you may not know you need!) Whether you spend hours...

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Which carbon-plated shoe is the one for me??

Which carbon-plated shoe is the one for me??

Which carbon-plated shoe is the one for me??Even though the racing world seems to have come to a standstill in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, the world’s leading running shoe companies have been rolling out new and incredibly fast product! Nike has preceded other...

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Welcome!

Welcome!

Welcome to the Raven’s Roost! The staff of Skinny Raven Sports in Anchorage, Alaska is excited to have you on board with us as we strive to cultivate a close-knit community by creating conversation. Skinny Raven has been blessed with the greatest customers in Alaska...

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Safety Tips for Walking on Ice this Winter

Safety Tips for Walking on Ice this Winter

Safety Tips for Walking on Ice this Winter It is that time of the year again. The holidays are approaching, temperatures are dropping, days are getting shorter and the snow is falling. And while fresh snow is certainly beautiful to look at (who doesn’t enjoy receiving...

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