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Running in the Innovative Inov-8 TERRAULTA G 260 Graphene

Typically I like to wait at least a hundred miles before putting pen to paper and sharing my thoughts on running shoes. However, with a lot of buzz at the moment about the new G-Series of shoes from Inov-8, I thought I would share some initial thoughts, having spent a few weeks now running in the new Inov-8 TERRAULTA G…

Long term review of the Inov-8 Trailtalon 250

Back in Autumn last year, I was fortunate enough to receive a pair of Inov-8’s Trailtalon 250, their latest shoe aimed squarely at trail and ultra runners. As a huge fan of Inov-8 Race Ultras for my longer trail runs and ultra marathons, I was keen to see how their natural successor stood up to a long term test and…

Equipment Essentials for New Ultra Runners

A few weeks ago, you will recall that Mikula Thalmann was kind enough to share his thoughts on full body running and core strength, in an article here on Ultrarun.in. Well I am pleased to say that my article over on Mikula’s website, The Running Mate, has just been published. In my article I focus on probably the number one…

Review of the Inov8 AT/C Protec-Shell Waterproof Jacket

One of the great benefits of being back running, is that I can finally start to clear the backlog of items waiting review. The first out of the gate, is the new Inov8 AT/C Protec-Shell Waterproof Jacket. This jacket was a new addition to Inov-8’s Autumn Winter collection and a jacket I had high hopes for using in this years…

What’s in your running pack?

Have you ever stood on the start line of an ultra and looked around at the various packs people are carrying and wondered what they have in theirs? Have this ever caused you to worry you are carrying too much or too little? Have you ever looked at the elite runners and wonder how they even meet the minimum kit…

Review of The Camelbak Ultra Pro Running Hydration Vest

In my latest review on My Outdoors, I take a look at the new Camelbak Ultra Pro Running Vest and Quick Stow Flasks.  With a strong heritage in the mountain biking and cycling market, I was excited to try their latest running vest offering and see how it stacked up against the more established vests from the likes of Salomon…

Review of Trail and Fell Running in The Lake District Guidebook

As many of you will already know, The English Lake District is an area of the country which holds a very special place in my heart. Some of my favourite running adventures have taken place along its valley’s and across it fells in this corner of the UK and I’m really looking forward to returning in the summer for another…

Review of Arc’teryx Norvan VT Trail Running Shoes

At the back end of 2016 I was lucky enough to be sent a pair of the new Arc’teryx Norvan VT trail running shoes to review. With some aggressive looking vibram soles and some innovative new ideas in the design, I was excited to get them muddy and out on my local trails and fields. Some heavy racing and recovery…

Review of TomTom Adventurer GPS Watch

Before Christmas I was lucky enough to get my hands on the new TomTom Adventurer GPS watch and give it a test from a running perspective. Well I’m pleased to say that review has now been published over at MyOutdoors.co.uk. It’s worth noting that since I wrote this review, TomTom have pushed a major update to their MySports online platform,…

Review of Montane Spine Trail Running Jacket

Well hot off the heels of my comparative review of Petzl head torches for running, I’m pleased to say that my review of the Montane Spine Jacket is also now available on MyOutdoors. This is a latest waterproof jacket aimed at trail and mountain runners from Montane, using the excellent and lightweight Gore-tex Active Shell fabric. But have Montane developed…

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