Paul Tierney Breaks 214-PEAK WAINWRIGHTS RECORD

Over the weekend, I reported that Paul Tierney was well over half way through his attempt to break Steve Birkinshaw’s 214-Peak Wainwright Record. Well, I am extremely happy to say that Paul has indeed broken the record by almost 7 hours. If anyone has seen Steve’s film which followed his then record setting run in […]

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Jasmin Paris wins the Montane Spine Race Outright

This year’s Spine Race has been different from recent years. The countless snow drifts are absent, instead this mild (let’s use that term cautiously) January has instead given more spring/autumnal weather. However, much like the OMM, the Spine Race has an ability to conjure up the worst weather that the British Isles can summon on command, […]

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inov-8 give the MUDCLAW the G Treatment

If you’ve been following the Graphene revolution and more specifically inov-8‘s investment into creating world first shoe outsoles, utilising this wonder compound, then you may be thinking “haven’t we been here before?” You would be correct. As with many projects that are pushing beyond the established, things have a habit of taking a bit longer then […]

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inov-8 Unveil World’s First-ever Graphene Hiking Boots

This time last year, I announced inov-8 were launching the World’s First Graphene running shoe. Since then we have seen the British brand launch the F-Lite G 290, G being the Graphene designation. Now, the brand based on the edge of the English Fells are launching the World’s First-ever Graphene Hiking Boots – the ROCLITE. […]

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inov-8 unveil world’s first-ever graphene sports shoes

You may remember back in December, when I was able to share news of inov-8 working on a series of shoes, incorporating graphene into the outsole. Details were limited and despite several attempts, the team at inov-8 were tight lipped, not willing to say anything about their new products. Well, it’s time to reveal all.Normally […]

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inov-8 Extreme Thermo Mitt

Now if you’re reading this, you are probably thinking, “James, thermal gloves in April?” And you would be correct…. But hear me out. I received the Extreme Thermo Mitt from inov-8 early on the winter season and though I was up for keeping my digits warm, I did wonder if I would get to use […]

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inov-8 Trailroc 285

Designed primarily for hard and rocky trails, I’ve found in my running, a much broader range of trails are able to be tackled in inov-8‘s new Trailroc 285. I was fortunate to use both a pre production and stock pair, which has allowed me plenty of time on the ground and a chance to try […]

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