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Saucony Mens Grid Phoenix 4
Extremely good value at the price and a really nice ride. The Progrid adds to this feel (an upgrade from the Mk 3).
£65.00
Mens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Womens Grid Phoenix 4
Extremely good value at the price and a really nice ride. The Progrid adds to this feel (an upgrade from the Mk 3).
£65.00
Womens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Mens Progrid Echelon
The Saucony Echelon is a supportive cushioned neutral shoe being built on a straighter last
£80.00
Mens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Womens Progrid Echelon
The Saucony Echelon is a supportive cushioned neutral shoe being built on a straighter last
£80.00
Womens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Mens Progrid Guide 2
A great light stability shoe that helps to slow down overpronation without comprimising cushioning and flexibilty
£75.00
Mens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Womens Progrid Guide 2
A great light stability shoe that helps to slow down overpronation without comprimising cushioning and flexibilty
£75.00
Womens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Mens Progrid Hurricane 10
You don't really need to do much work on a product that is already very strong. That is exactly the case with the Hurricane 10 being evolved to the 11 - no radical changes and everyone stays happy.
£95.00
Mens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Womens Progrid Hurricane 10
You don't really need to do much work on a product that is already very strong. That is exactly the case with the Hurricane 10 being evolved to the 11 - no radical changes and everyone stays happy.
£95.00
Womens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Mens Progrid Jazz 12
Good cushioning for the neutral runner, at a good price
£60.00
Mens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Womens Progrid Jazz 12
Good cushioning for the neutral runner, at a good price
£60.00
Womens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Mens Progrid Omni 8
No longer are there versions that are for 'moderate' and 'ultimate' support. But the Omni 8 does a very good job that will satisfy the majority of over-pronators.
£85.00
Mens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Womens Progrid Omni 8
No longer are there versions that are for 'moderate' and 'ultimate' support. But the Omni 8 does a very good job that will satisfy the majority of over-pronators.
£85.00
Womens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Mens Progrid Paramount 2
A shoe that had us excited when the first version launched has been updated. Incredible responsive while still giving great cushioning and guidance.
£110.00
Mens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Womens Progrid Paramount 2
A shoe that had us excited when the first version launched has been updated. Incredible responsive while still giving great cushioning and guidance.
£110.00
Womens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Mens Progrid Ride 2
Don't let the clean design make you think this shoe doesn't offer much - it is very effective, well cushioned and nicely responsive.
£75.00
Mens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Womens Progrid Ride 2
Don't let the clean design make you think this shoe doesn't offer much - it is very effective, well cushioned and nicely responsive.
£75.00
Womens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Mens Progrid Triumph 6
A plush, flexible ride for the neutral runner. The Triumph 6 has very responsice cushioning
£90.00
Mens - Autumn/Winter
Saucony Womens Progrid Triumph 6
A plush, flexible ride for the neutral runner. The Triumph 6 has very responsice cushioning
£90.00
Womens - Autumn/Winter
Mizuno Mens Alchemy 9
Motion control shoe for lovers of the Mizuno Wave system.
£85.00
Mens - Autumn/Winter
Mizuno Womens Alchemy 9
Motion control shoe for lovers of the Mizuno Wave system.
£85.00
Womens - Autumn/Winter

Asics Mens Gel Nimbus 10
best running shoes ever!
the Nimbus 10 really are thee best pair of running shoes iv ever had, Iv been running marathons now for over 6 years and iv always had these shoes since my very first major run.

They have a fantastic amount of cushioning and fit like a glove around the foot. I have run every type of terrain possible and the shoe has NEVER faulted me once, the best thing about the shoe is the grip it gives on any type of surface and even when your shoe is soaking wet the upper mesh still lets your foot breath and not start to rub and cause blisters.
Only now after six years and thousands of miles of running the soles have worn that much there that are holes beginning to aper! sad face. Yes they are still experience to date as six years ago they were pretty much the same price but £100 for six years worth of very hard running is really worth it and I will be going to get the same pair again soon.

All the information next to this shoe is utter rubbish, every red X change for a green tick as it does the whole lot, anybody who says otherwise has not and is not giving it the chance to prove itself. I rate this shoe 110% and will say if you do running ,walking, jogging, marathons or are even just popping to the shops for some milk get them and I promise you wont be disappointed.
also for an even better run make shore to get padded running socks to for an even comfier fit.
Nike Mens Zoom Equalon 4
Fantastic road running shoe
The Nike Zoom Equalon 4 offers a variety of benifits for any type of runner. I have had these shoes for a couple of years and they have provided me with the right support and motion control for my body weight and running technique as I am progressing within the running arena. my preferred style of running is on the road but they are very useful on other terrains as well including treadmill and light trail tracks. After completing my first 3 runs in the shoes I concluded that they differ from other shoes in how they adapt to the structure of your foot and bed nicely for a comfortable run. The area in which could require improvement is the it ticks all the right boxes for the average runner or a runner just producing themselves, however from personal experience, I tend to find that the lighter in body weight and faster you become to run your kilometres or miles, the Nike Zoom Equalon 4's don't aid your progressions as an individual but only support a certain category of runners. This can be frustrating dependent on how much you run, as the shoe would need replacing to another type to suit your new style of running, but can become quite an expensive purchase. On the whole, they are a quality shoe for the up and coming runner/begginer as they provide an umbrella of factors to support your run.
Adidas Mens Kanadia Trail
Great grip but big blood blisters!
I bought a pair of these after wearing the grip out on a pair of nike pegasus trail. The grip on the Kanadia is truly outstanding. The blood blisters I developed on both feet where the ball of the foot meets the arch were spectacularly too! They developed after only two runs of about 6 miles each. Given that I run about 40 to 50 miles a week and have never developed any blisters I put it down to the trainers.
Being a stubborn sod I persevered and even got new support insoles. Problem re-occurred. Being truly stubborn I gave them a rest, went back to the Pegasus, then tried a third time. Did 5 miles in really tough conditions then 8 average trail. The grip was still brilliant and the blood blisters still massive!
I've gone back to running in the Pegasus without any grip and sliding about in the mud and snow because it's better than the pain from the Kanadia! Best get some new trail shoes when I get paid.
Asics Mens Gel Nimbus 11
Nimbus is the best for beginners
Gel-Nimbus shoes are without any doubt one of the best shoes that beginner may purchase. With great stability, comfort and cushioning they just excite and let even beginner to feel the real pleasure of running. However, the 11th version is now a bit too old. You can check the 13th and last 14th iteration on the Asics Nimbus official site. Nimbus 14
Saucony Mens Progrid Omni 7 Moderate
Comfortable, light
Not as heavy nor solidly-built as earlier versions of the Omni. Good all-around shoe that can do everything well. Ran my first marathon in them and they were perfect. For long runs, I prefer a bit more support in the upper, though.
Reebok Mens Premier Ultra KFS
Fast, Durable, Stylish
Fastest shoes I have ever run in. First pair of Reeboks. I use them for 5K, quarter-mile repeats and recovery.
Brooks Mens Trance 7
Nice Long Run Shoe
Gives good support, is agile enough and the outsole is firm enough to shift you into top gear when you need that.
The only drawback is the plastic material covering much of the upper. This does not allow the shoe to breathe as much as some other shoes which use less solid material.
Conversely, this characteristic makes the shoe extra good in cool/cold weather.
I use these for marathon training and like them enough to buy another pair. My first pair of Brooks.
Nike Mens Air Zoom Skylon
the best shoe i hava owned
i need them
Asics Womens Gel Kayano 15
Very soft and bouncy
Not very stabile shoe. Could be hard on your knees. I have had few injuries because of these shoes.

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