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In 2017, Tom Evans raced in the Marathon des Sables, a 250km race across the Sahara Desert – he finished 3rd!

Profeet Ambassador Tom Evans
Capt Tom Evans is a British Army Officer and Ultra Runner. Tom has always been a keen sportsman and into his fitness. After completing a year’s training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2012, Tom commissioned into the Welsh Guards. Tom owes a lot of his mental attitude to the British Army.

In 2016 Tom started to run properly, representing his county and the British Army. In 2017, he raced in the Marathon des Sables, a 250km race across the Sahara Desert. Tom finished 3rd, the highest place any European athlete has ever finished.

Tom is very new to the ultra-running scene, his performance in the Marathon des Sables came as a surprise to the running world, and also himself!

Tom has a busy race season ahead of him. He is competing in the Eiger 101km, Riano Trail Run, Frankfurt Marathon. In 2018, Tom will be racing in the TCC Costa Rica and Marathon des Sables for the second time, hoping to improve on his 2017 result.

Tom is spending much of the summer at altitude, training in Chamonix and Font Romeu with Robbie Britton and the AB Training group.

Tom is currently running in Salomon Sense Ride on the trails and ON Cloudflow for the road.

On Running Cloudflow running shoe

Key Facts
Weight: 190g (UK5)
Heel to Toe: 6mm
Stable Neutral

Key FactsWeight: 275g (Men’s UK8),
230g (Women’s UK 5.5)
Drop: 8mm
Terrain: Trail/Offroad
Price: £110

  • Upper of the shoe: Has 3D stretch air mesh so the upper is not restrictive yet is supportive. The lace eyelets are friction free meaning less spots for irritation on the foot. Quick lacing over the front of the shoe which Salomon are well known for.
  • Midsole: Generously cushioned as the EVA is compressed allowing for increased comfort.
  • Outsole: Has Wet Traction Contragrip on the sole to provided grip on soft or hard, wet or dry ground.

For more info and to test these shoes, please contact the Profeet Run Lab on 020 7736 0046.



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