Thule Chariot Cross 2 Multisport Trailer

Thule Chariot Cross 2 Multisport Trailer

Written by Jen and Sim Benson www.wildrunning.net for the URC Price: From £850 (single) or £950 (double) Find out more at www.thule.com; available in the UK from www.runningbuggies.com Overview: Brand new from Swedish brand...

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Scarpa Spin

Scarpa Spin

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC I recently tested the Neutron shoe from Scarpa. It is a good, but very solid shoe. I say, but, purely as I know this won't be...

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Hoka One One Speed Instinct

Hoka One One Speed Instinct

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC A few years ago when I was doing some fairly high mileage, mostly on road or hard pack trail, I was suffering from very...

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Salomon S-Lab XA Alpine

Salomon S-Lab XA Alpine

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC I recently got a chance to review the rather amazing Salomon X-Alp Carbon GTX and what an incredible shoe (boot?). It is basically a...

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Scarpa Neutron

Scarpa Neutron

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC Scarpa are an Italian family run company that have a long heritage of producing some of the finest mountaineering boots in the world. They...

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Scott Palani Road Men's

Scott Palani Road Men's

Written by Sim Benson www.wildrunning.net for the URC Price: £115 Weight: 340g per shoe Men’s UK 10.5 Eu 45.5. Find out more at www.scott-sports.com Overview: The Scott Palani is a new road shoe designed for...

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Asics Gel-DS Men's

Asics Gel-DS Men's

Written by Sim Benson www.wildrunning.net for the URC Price: £115 Weight: 290g per shoe Men’s UK 11 Eu 46.5. Find out more at www.asics.com   Overview: The 21st version of the Asics DS-Trainer aims to continue...

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La Sportiva Hail Jacket

La Sportiva Hail Jacket

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC La Sportiva make some fine footwear for mountaineering, ski mountaineering and of course trail running. For a few years they have also been producing...

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inov-8 X-Claw 275

inov-8 X-Claw 275

Written by Jessica Williams for the URC The X-Claw is one of the latest additions to the Inov-8 trail shoe line-up and I purchased - so not a freebie - mine...

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Salomon Sonic Pro

Salomon Sonic Pro

Written by Jen Benson www.wildrunning.net for the URC Price: £110 Weight: 230g per shoe women’s UK 7. Drop 8mm Find out more at www.salomon.com Overview: The Sonic Pro is one of Salomon’s range of lightweight road-suitable...

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Saucony Triumph ISO 2

Saucony Triumph ISO 2

Written by Sim Benson www.wildrunning.net for the URC Price: £135 Weight: 340g per shoe Men’s UK 11. Find out more at www.saucony.com Overview: The Triumph ISO 2 is designed to be a plush and extremely...

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Inov-8 Trail Talon 275

Inov-8 Trail Talon 275

Written by Jen & Sim Benson www.wildrunning.net for the URC Price: £110 Weight: 340g per shoe Men’s UK 11 or 290g per shoe Women’s UK 7. Find out more at www.inov-8.com Overview: Inov-8 designed the...

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Salomon S-Lab X Alp Carbon GTX®

Salomon S-Lab X Alp Carbon GTX®

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC Salomon invited me to look at their website to choose a product that I would like to test for the URC, and without thinking...

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Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire Blue HR

Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire Blue HR

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC I currently own an Ambit. It’s the original version which I got not long after it was released. It is a bit battered, as...

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Dynafit Feline Vertical Pro

Dynafit Feline Vertical Pro

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC Before moving to the Alps and getting into ski touring, the company Dynafit had barely flickered on my radar. I had heard of their...

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La Sportiva Akasha

La Sportiva Akasha

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC Akasha, a Sanskrit word that stands for “ether” Finally, La Sportiva seemed to have released a new shoe that, on paper, looks like it could...

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Inov8 Terraclaw 250

Inov8 Terraclaw 250

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC Considering inov8’s incredible success over a relatively short space of time, I haven’t owned many pairs. Seven or eight years ago, one of my...

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True Mountain Stretch Sportwool Longslee…

True Mountain Stretch Sportwool Longsleeve

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC When I first heard about True Mountain a couple of years ago (?), I was really quite excited. Here’s a brand new company that...

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