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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. […]

October 3, 2019

The highly sought after Hoji Pro Tour has gained a sibling. The Hoji Free comes with several significant updates increasing its downhill pedigree whilst still maintaining itself as a top uphill contender. Increased forward lean (11 or 17⁰, depending on the removable spoiler), narrower last (99mm) and increased flex (roughly 130). The Grillamid shell is […]

September 30, 2019

  As we move into autumn, thoughts turn to winter and where our next ski trip will take place. If you are itching for the fresh white stuff you may not have to wait as long as you think with snow falling across Europe and beyond, you may be able to dust off your boots […]

September 27, 2019

  Emily Campbell secures a top ten finish and 2 new British Records in the World Weightlifting Championships.   This morning Emily competed in the +87kg category at the world championships in Tokyo and placed an incredible 9th.   In a competition which saw Li Wenwen from China land an incredible 146kg Snatch alongside an […]

September 25, 2019

The last few weeks our running ambassadors have been busy competing in a number of races & competitions all over the world. Here is a round-up of there results:     Natalie White competed over the last weekend in a race called Adamello Ultra Trail 170km. Over 11,500m of elevation change on a very technical […]

September 19, 2019

  We are proud to carry these Salomon models in the S/Pro:Men’s: S/Pro 100 £320 S/Pro 120 £380 S/Pro 130 £420 Women’s: S/Pro 90 £320 S/Pro 100 £350   Profeet thoughts:  The new Salomon S/Pro still fits that medium volume foot and lower instep, but with the re-designed last skiers with a slightly higher instep […]

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 […]

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