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Asics Gel-Kayano 25 SP – Tech Sheet

            With the Asics Gel-Kayano 25 SP, your last kilometer will feel as comfortable as your first. Built for any distance, these runners are from the Solar Shower Collection from which the design is inspired by an Aurora Borealis.   What’s new? Improved FlyteFoam Lyte technology in the sole which provides great responsiveness. 2 layer firm mesh upper that holds well in comparison to the thin stretch mesh upper in the Kayano 24 which was more prone to ripping as the shoe aged.    ... Read More


Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 35 – Tech Sheet

            Get ready to Fly On Air with the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 35. Whether you are an experienced athlete or just starting out, this runner will definitely suit you. It has a lot of ability, but the main thing is speed and just enough cushioning to last through any number of miles.   What’s new? In comparison to the Pegasus 34, the 35 has a out-turned collar for Achilles comfort and optimal movement. For the first time ever, their is full-length Zoom Air cushioning... Read More


HOKA ONE ONE Clifton 5 – Tech Sheet

The HOKA ONE ONE Clifton 5 is light, cushy and very fast. It’s ideal for lightweight training and it’s foam cushioning is made to last through those fast miles. You’re guaranteed a comfortable stable ride every time with the Clifton 5.   What’s new? In comparison to the HOKA Clifton 4, the Clifton 5 has a more open engineered mesh construction within the upper. It has fewer overlays making it more breathabe and comfortable.               Main details: Neutral – for runners that have a... Read More


Nike Epic React Flyknit – Tech Sheet

The Nike Epic React Flyknit provides great comfort that lasts as long as you can run. The React Foam cushioning is extremely responsive which brings more energy in to your step. They are ultra lightweight and the flyknit upper provides a solid, firm fit to keep you comfortable and secure throughout any distance.   What’s new? This is the first edition of the Nike Epic React Flyknit so we can’t compare. However in comparison to the Nike Odyssey React, this model provides a more secure fit with the sock-like flyknit... Read More


Brooks Glycerin 16 – Tech Sheet

Concrete just got comfortable with the Brooks Glycerin 16. This neutral running shoe from Brooks is made with extremely soft yet durable cushioning to guide you through those tough, long miles. They are engineered to be incredibly lightweight yet responsive.   What’s new? The Glycerin 16 contains the new DNA Loft cushioning which is made to deliver a smoother heel-to-toe transition without affecting durability and responsiveness.   Main Details: Neutral – for runners that have a normal pronation pattern i.e your foot doesn’t fall inwards or outwards when running and... Read More


adidas Ultraboost – Tech Sheet

The adidas Ultraboost combines comfort and high-performance technology for a smooth and energised ride no matter what the distance. Whether you’re an every-day runner or a record breaking running elite, the Ultraboost will be sure to enhance your speed. What’s even better is that they are good for the environment!     What’s new? #GoodForTheOceans – adidas have teamed up with Parley for the Oceans to create these new Ultraboost runners made from recycled plastic reclaimed at the shoreline before it reaches the ocean. Main details: Neutral – for runners... Read More

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Mum in Training

To say that the few weeks since my last blog have been crazy is a bit like saying that Usain Bolt was a grand wee runner.  It has been manic!!! When we last spoke virtually, I was in full flow getting ready for the next big challenge on my running agenda; the Cara Bundoran 10 Mile!  In the week leading up to race day I kept getting a really annoying niggly cough after my training runs but superwomen do not bow down to such things so I brushed it off... Read More


Mum in Training

So where do I start..?? Things have been progressing nicely with the running. I did have a wee tooty bit of a hiccup a while back when I started getting a niggle in my left knee but of course I kept running until I was literally hobbling home afterwards.  Not the most sensible of options.  Trust me when I say that hobbling around with a very active 2 year old is not fun!!! I took a look at a few things and after getting some good solid advice from Dan... Read More


Mum in Training

I’m Back!!! Still running in heels!  Laptop, iPad, iPhone, washing machine, cooker and fridge all still surgically attached and two constantly bored, hungry and erstwhile snappy kids still vying for my constant attention (I’m not even going to mention himself or the Runaway Rottweiler that we affectionately call Poochie). So it’s been a while, soz! In the lead up to Christmas work and home life was just manic.  I still managed to get out for my runs but writing about them just went out the window what with all the... Read More


Mum in Training

  Me again.   Firstly I would like to start by thanking everyone for their response to my first blog, as much as I was humbled and I truly was, I have to say I did also completely freak out!!! I am most definitely not one for putting myself out there even in my work I am always in the background or behind the camera so to go public and especially talking about my fitness levels scared the bejesus out of me to say the least, I am definitely no... Read More