Anyone ran in More Mile Cheviot 2 trail shoes?

What's your opinion?

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21/11/2013 at 10:55

Sorry if this has been done before. Has anyone done any off road running in the very cheap More Mile cheviot 2 trail shoes? I reckon I'm gonna get a pair for training in. I would welcome views on this trainer.

21/11/2013 at 16:42

I use the Cheviot 1 trainer. Dunno what the difference is between them and ver 2. I like them. They're basic and grip well on soft ground and have stood up to plenty of punishment so far. For the price you can't go wrong.

21/11/2013 at 22:43
Guess that's a no then........ They must be shyte!
22/11/2013 at 16:35

I have just bought a pair. Have run a couple of times in them on really muddy trails. I am impressed. Great grip and comfy. And for the price, can't go wrong in my opinion.

22/11/2013 at 16:49

I've done a couple of off-road 20 km races in the Cheviot 1s and thought they were great; brilliant grip and a good price.  Quite a few folk at my running club have the Cheviot 2s and they like them.

22/11/2013 at 19:02
Oh great! Was wondering if they would split after 30 mile. Might give em a try now. Cheers
22/11/2013 at 19:03
How heavy are they? Just out of interest.
22/11/2013 at 20:57

Not very heavy at all. They are not featherweight shoes but for a rugged trail shoe I did expect them to be heavier which i was pleasantly surprised about. In my trail running group about 4/5 have now got these and no one dislikes them. I don't think they will  outlast the expensive well known brands but our group leader has done a good few hundred miles in his and they are still going strong.

22/11/2013 at 21:45

When it's wet and claggy, weight isn't much of an issue; mud sticks to all kinds of training shoes.

23/11/2013 at 00:35

I've used the More mile road shoes too.  It's a bit annoying that they don't do half sizes, but they were fine and I ran all my on-road marathon training in them.  I roughly must've gotten about 300 miles out of them.  If you like a minamalistic type of running shoe, that's very light; these are fine.

Sizing is normal.

23/11/2013 at 07:46

They seem interesting as I've been thinking of getting some trail shoes but not wanting to spend silly money like I do on everything else. 


Edited: 23/11/2013 at 07:46
23/11/2013 at 15:48

They do half sizes. I got 8.5 and I normally run in an 8. I should have got the 8 as the half size is slightly too big so have to wear 2 pairs of socks. So I would say they are true to size. Can't fault them for the price they are at the moment.

26/11/2013 at 10:29
I'm gonna get some next week unless I can get a good price on a pair of mudclaws I've seen on eBay. Thanks for the tips everyone. Ill now be able to do just one more mile haha .
05/12/2013 at 13:31

Wooj did you get the Cheviots in the end? If so what are they like?

02/02/2014 at 19:58

I bought a pair on Jan 2nd. Pro's: cheap, grippy in mud, good fit, don't shred your feet on stretches of tarmac

Con's: Take ages to dry out once wet. And more alarmingly, mine have completed 80ish miles, and the uppers have fallen apart. So after 4 weeks they are going to be sent back.

This is a pity, 'cos they otherwise give mudclaws a run for their money.

PS: I'm small, slim, don't pronate or have any other gait problems - just run a lot of miles!!

02/02/2014 at 20:22

Mine are fine: not a fan of them on Tarmac, but then I like lots of padding in mud they are fantastic. I love them for mud. 

08/03/2014 at 17:21

like running with two tractor tyres on your feet they are so grippy, I love them. I had to cut the back 2 nobbles down a bit as there  is no heel cushioning, but ive done lots of hard miles on them and I think theyre great. beat the hell out of the addidas candida 4 ii had before, kept getting twisted ankles in them.


don't run on tarmac in them, itll do your feet in. get up some hills

Edited: 08/03/2014 at 17:22
08/03/2014 at 23:27

Mountain goat, cheers should I walk on my hands for the mile on tarmac before the trail? Or swap shoes after that mile? 


08/03/2014 at 23:29

in case you don't understand that is sarcasm  I still like them but find that I develop a dry patch with beginnings of blistering on my right big toe with them, still content, but wouldn't run an ultra in them 

Edited: 08/03/2014 at 23:29
26/04/2014 at 11:25

Save your money and put it towards Innov8 Mudclaws! I have two pairs which both have 700 miles+ and a BGR on them and still holding up. The Cheviots started to split where the foot bends after 60 - 70 miles. Took them back to Start Fitness and they weren't interested. It's a no brainer!!

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