Sunday, 25 August, 2019

Obstacle Kit Shop Opens Today – Phew!

It's only 327 days until Christmas, but don't panic! Just in the nick of time, the Obstacle Kit shop has opened. PHEW! If the...

The Inov-8 Mud Claw – Minimalist running at its best

Check out these bad boys! I introduce to you the flagship of Inov-8s off-trail range - the Mud Claw 265. Last weekend I put...

XTR – Knee & Elbow Protection Review & Competition

This review was written about Obstacle Armour, which has since been rebranded as XTR for the UK market (due to an existing trade mark)....

Inov-8 X-Talon 190 review – Do they perform as good as...

I have recently got my mitts on the latest incarnation of Inov-8's critically acclaimed X-Talon 190s. Having reviewed their last version only a few...

Asics Gel Fuji Runnegade Review – Built In Debris Prevention For...

  I’ve been wondering for a while why some of the big running shoe brands haven’t latched onto the obstacle race market. We are clearly in...

Merino Wool’s Near Magical Qualities for Obstacle Course Races

As part of our series of articles on clothing for winter obstacle course racing, we're going to focus our attention on the characteristics of...

The Inov-8 review part 1 – Roclite 295

Sat in front of me are two pairs of running shoes that are looking very different to how they did a month ago.  To...

STNKY bag – handy for sealing your training gear up

One of the problems that we've all faced after obstacle course races is doing something with our wet and muddy clothes. Most of the...

Putting inov-8 X-Talon 212s Through Their Paces

For a month or so now, I've had a shiny new pair of inov-8 X-Talon 212s sat in their box waiting to be put...

Inov-8 Race Elite 150 Stormshell Waterproof Jacket Review

No doubt you are very familiar with inov-8's range of trail running shoes. In my opinion, as an obstacle racer, there really isn't anything...