.Read all the reviews...Saucony Progrid Triumph 4 (Welsh Alex)In Short: Triumph performs, performs then performs some moreStrengths: A great shoe for the neutral runner, the Triumph is flatter than many other cushioning shoes and easily outperforms all
’s still packed with all the features that made the 305 great: it monitors your time spent running, distance, pace, calories and heart rate, and your runs can be stored in the memory, so you can review and analyse the data and the routes you’ve taken later
is extremely light. Just like the Boston, our weartesters loved the Rotterdam, and praised its ride and flexibility. And despite it being a trainer, many felt they could race in it. In short If you’re fast and efficient, you’ll love this shoe. For most runners
, and it still offers enough cushioning and durability to make it a good choice for the big runners, particularly as it’s also built on a wider last.In short It’s lost some weight, but don’t worry if you haven’t, as the Calibrate is still one of the best big-runner
off-road runners, and it doubles as an infrequent road shoe. It’s also great value. But if it’s a fast and responsive serious trail shoe you’re after, the Alta isn’t it.Try it on if you liked Mizuno Wildwood (£50); Asics Gel Guts (£45)
mild overpronators. But with its fine level of cushioning – the rearfoot feels positively plush – it works well as a shoe for swift, efficient runners racing up to the half-marathon.
materials. The mesh is now lighter and more breathable and the toebox feels roomier. Weartesters still loved the Mercury's smooth ride, but the roomier toebox received mixed reviews. Runners with wide feet loved it, while narrow-footed tested weren't so keen
Weight 228gEvaluation The Competition completes Reebok’s impressive Premier line, launched at the start of 2003. It’s a simple, no-frills racer – light, flexible and responsive. There’s a decent amount of cushioning in the rearfoot, although not as much as Reebok’s last racer, th...
is essentially an update of last year’s excellent, Eagle Trail, which was a simpler shoe than this year's Eagle Trail II. That means a decent fit, a low-profile, dual-density midsole and a confident, quick ride for neutral runners and overpronators alike.
Weight 220gEvaluation Just as it usually comes up trumps with its performance trainers, Puma always produces reliable racers. The Aello is a case in point. It's actually not too different to last year's Complete Finisher: ultra low-profile midsole with CELL cushioning in the rear...
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