OCR Athletes log a ton of road miles, so we continue to review hot new models to add to your rotation. This month we feature Salming's newest all-around road shoe, The Greyhound
At 7.9 ounces for men and 6.3 ounces for women, the Altra Superior 4 is one of the lightest trail shoes on the market, winning “Editor’s Choice” for Best Lightweight Trail Shoe from Runner’s World at the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market.
The British shoe company, inov-8, has is about to revolutionize the sports footwear market. The company has been working with leading scientists to incorporate the Nobel-prize winning graphene into their already award-winning shoes. inov-8 has teamed up with the University of Manchester to become the first-ever company to use graphene in the outdoor shoe market.
Yes, were reviewing road shoes here on Mud Run Guide and while it might seem a bit out of place here on the highest-trafficked site in the world for Mud Runs, just think about it - where do YOU log the majority of training miles? We do call them mud runs for a reason, right?
Mudgear No-Show Running Socks deliver a top-of-the-line piece of running gear that retain all the best qualities of their 1/4 crew trail sock without the higher collar. In other words - these socks rock.
The test pair of Xero Shoes Prio arrived a few hours before I flew out to compete in the Bermuda Triple Challenge, so I did what any logical person would do; unpacked my other "race" shoes and decided Xero Shoes were the only ones I'd bring on vacation for 10 days, compete in 3 races, and even cliff-jumping. Did these lightweight, flexible, zero-drop minimalist shoes have it in them to hold up to Bermuda Triple Challenge?
Shoes! Shoes are one of the hottest topics in obstacle racing and mud runs. It is one of the first questions that arises for any new athlete and even the experienced athletes at the beginning of the new season. Instead of stocking their closets with the newest designer shoe, obstacle racers and mud runners turn to the running shoe companies to find their closets and shoe racks.
Finding the right shoes can surely be complicated and Brett is here to make it even more difficult. Seriously, it'd be a helluva lot easier if we well wore the same size & style, were the same height, weight, and all ran exactly the same. How hard is that?
The Reebok All Terrain Super OR's are extremely light and flexible with great traction, and just the right combo of heel-toe drop and cushioning along with a midfoot rock plate to make them great trail racing shoes on non-technical terrain. The upper is surprisingly breathable for a high-tech "durable" material, and they are extremely comfortable if you have a pretty normal foot width; though they may prove to be a little too narrow for some athletes.