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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…

Trail Running Road Trip in the Sun

One of the benefits of my job is that I get to travel the length and breadth of the country meeting clients. This means a lot of time on the road, which while not great for the hip flexors, does open some great opportunities to go exploring and sneak some runs in. Why spend the evening stuck in traffic or…

Review of the Brooks Cascadia Trail Running Shoe

Well I have now run over 140km in my Brooks Cascadia 9, so I thought it was about time I published my initial thoughts on this shoe.   As previously explained at the outset of my 2015 trail shoe smackdown, I am a long time wearer of the Brooks Adrenaline series of shoes for road running and like them a…

My 2015 Trail Shoe Review / Smackdown

One of the questions I regularly get asked is what trail running shoes I would recommend? The simplest answer is to suggest they head to their nearest running store and try a range on, as what works for me won’t necessarily work for someone else. Foot size and shape, combined with running style and form, all contributing to the choice….