Running Gear

  • Zoot Tri-Fit Race Suit 2010 Review

    30th September 2010

    This tri suit from Zoot is one of the very best on the market, and great value too. So why were our testers so impressed? £85 www.zootsports.com This tri suit arrived too late for our group test in issue 19…

  • Saucony ProGrid Hurricane 12 Review

    23rd September 2010

    Little luxuries aren’t top of everyone’s agenda at the moment, but Saucony’s top-end stability shoe has been revamped with just that in mind. Price: £105 Weight: 360g www.saucony.co.uk The price has gone up £10 since last year’s model, but you…

  • Vibram Five Fingers Speed Running Shoe Review

    17th September 2010

    These unique-looking running shoes allow you to run ‘barefoot’ without hurting yourself. But how effective are they? £98.99 www.primallifestyle.com Five Fingers Speed have been designed to help ease you through the difficult transition from heel striking into a midfoot strike,…

  • Tri Suit Reviews: Under £80

    1st September 2010

    We review the best entry-level tri suits under £80. More Mile Tri Suit £29.99 www.startfitness.co.uk We’ve never seen a tri race suit for less than 50 quid before and were intrigued to see how this would perform. While it couldn’t…

  • Tri Suit Reviews: £80-£100

    1st September 2010

    These four tri suits all come in at £100 or less, but they’re a bit of a mixed bunch… Craft Elite Tri Suit £80 www.craft.se The first suit in our test to go by the name Elite just about lives…

  • Tri Suit Reviews: £100 Plus

    1st September 2010

    We review 4 high-end tri suits. 2XU Endurance Tri Suit £100 www.2xushop.co.uk Overall feel of this suit was really good. It’s made using 2XU’s SBR Cool fabric, which noticeably does as it promises: compresses muscles to reduce fatigue, and keeps…

  • Running Shoe Reviews: £70 Or Under

    1st September 2010

    We review these great entry-level running shorts. Brooks T6 Racer £55 www.brooksrunning.co.uk 173g A super-light slipper for races up to 10K, this can clearly go the distance for lighter runners: it’s Chrissie Wellington’s favourite shoe. It’s stripped down, very breathable,…

  • Running Shoe Reviews: £75-£90

    1st September 2010

    We review these great mid-range running shoes. New Balance 905 £75 www.newbalance.co.uk 296g Towards the heavier end of the racing shoes spectrum, this is a more stable model than most. It has New Balance’s TS2 ‘transitional support system’ – basically…

  • Running Shoe Reviews: £100 Plus

    1st September 2010

    We review these high-end running shoes. Newton Distance £120 www.newtonrunning.co.uk 244g Running in a pair of Newtons is a bit like driving a French car: it feels very different to start with, but once you get used to it and…