This shoe has a lot of pressure on it’s metaphorical shoulders. Inov-8 have boasted that it’s Trailfly Ultra G 300 Max has 25% better energy return than other shoes, is the first max cushioned shoe that adapts & reacts to terrain and has the world’s toughest grip. Bold claims but cutting through the buzz words … Continue reading Inov-8 Trailfly Ultra – 150 Miles Later
The Brooks Hyperion Tempo were, hands down, my favourite road shoes of 2020. I had never experienced a pair of shoes that were so light, so responsive and ultimately so bloody quick. They are a real joy to wear and just lacing them up for a run feels motivational. The earlier models in the Mach … Continue reading My Marathon Shoe? Mach 4 vs Hyperion Tempo
I've tested the Brooks Catamount on fast trail races, long multi-day hikes and even an FKT and I cannot put into words how much these shoes have surprised me. Disclaimer time; while I was part of the Brooks Run Happy Team (post on that soon) I brought these shoes with my own money and as … Continue reading THE BROOKS CATAMOUNT: 150 MILES LATER
When I first started trail running I was told by a friend who had been ultramarathon running for years that trail running was for those who wanted to get away from the world and back to basics; away from big city marathons and the hustle of everyday life. "You blend into the trails and your … Continue reading Brooks Catamount: Too Much Marketing?
Back in April I brought the Brooks Divide with the aim of them becoming my go to trail shoe. Not just for running the trails but also for long hikes replacing the Brooks Cascadia which I had used all over the world. At the time of my first impressions review on this shoe I called it … Continue reading The Brooks Divide: 150 Miles Later
I have lusted after wireless earbuds ever since I started running. I run along narrow country roads so can’t listen to music in both ears whilst safely paying attention to what may be coming up behind me or zooming round a blind corner. So I have long dreamed of not having to worry about a … Continue reading Beats Powerbeats Pro vs Jaybird Vista