Archive for the ‘Running’ Category

October 15, 2019

He did it! 1:59:40 was the outrageous time Kipchoge clocked on Saturday morning in Vienna. With his band of pacers Eliud began the challenge at 7:15am Saturday morning surrounded by crowds of an estimated 120,000 fans lining the 4.4km route.   His average speed over the race clocked 21.1kph and his split times are extremely […]

October 11, 2019

Sponsored by Ineos, the dream sub 2-hour marathon effort is being attempted for the 2nd time ever. Eliud Kipchoge and a team of world class athletes as pacers, such as Bernard Lagat, will take on the challenge at a marathon route in Vienna. The route is 4.3km a lap with less than 3m of elevation. […]

September 18, 2019

The Asics Gel Cumulus 21 review is the latest in our series of shoe reviews.     Shoe Type: Speed (Neutral) Drop: 10mm Weight: 240g (UK 6), 295g (UK 9) Price: £120   Profeet thoughts: For the slender foot that needs a stable neutral shoe, with a good amount of responsive cushioning the Cumulus 21 […]

September 12, 2019

  2 weeks ago, Zach Bitter shocked the running community by breaking the world record for the fastest time to run 100 miles. He completed the astonishing feat in 11 hours 19minutes and 13 seconds!   Broken into timings it sounds even more incredible: 6:37 minute miles or 4:07 minute kilometres. 4 sub 3-hour marathons […]

September 10, 2019

Barefoot running moved from niche to mainstream in 2010 following publication of Born to Run by Chris Mc Dougall. The book in summary followed the tribe and their way of life which included covering mammoth distances across the lands in just their bare feet. It helped begin the theory that you can become strong running […]

September 5, 2019

Its that time of year and the ultra-running world has kick started some of its longest and most challenging events! With the past weekend Chamonix hosted the UTMB for the 16th year running, this week sees the UTMR take place in Grachen Switzerland.   About Profeet Ambassador Pierre Meslet Ultra runner, Trail Runner and Osteopath. […]

August 16, 2019

Speed work within a training programme can be seen as a daunting prospect. When coaches set sessions that cover intervals and track style workouts, it can be very scary to tackle, mainly because its different.   What is speed work? Speed work, known also as Fartlek helps to push your body to a higher intensity […]

  We met new ambassador, Emily, as she recovering from a heel injury.   By using her Profeet insoles and slowly building her strength up, she has jumped back into the athletics season and has excelled! She got the call up from the Great British squad for last weekend’s European Team championships in Poland.   […]

August 14, 2019

Thomas Scales footwear technician took part in the ultra marathon Race To The Stones in July. In this blog post he reflects on his training and the race.     So, it’s been a few weeks now since I finished my first ultra-marathon, so it seemed like a good time to reflect on the race […]

August 13, 2019

The Under Armour HOVR Velociti 2 review is the latest in our series of shoe reviews.     Shoe Type: Speed (Neutral) Drop: 8mm Weight: 198g (UK 6), 255g (UK 9) Price: £105   Profeet thoughts: This new shoe from Under Armour as a light weight shoe is such a great seamless fit. The Velociti […]

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