THE RIGHT STUFF
Blow away the competition on the trails this season with gear that looks good too.
The latest in trail running gear.
2XU FLEX RUN ARM SLEEVES Available in sizes from XS to XXL, these colourful arm sleeves boast seamless construction for greater comfort and a flexible elbow for increased freedom of movement. Powerful compression yarns also promise greater muscle stabilisation and faster recovery.
ULTRA READY THE NORTH FACE WOMEN’S ULTRA ENDURANCE II Take on any terrain fearlessly with this shoe’s rock-solid grip and stability. A Gore-tex waterproof layer and breathable mesh keep the worst of the weather at bay, while the Ortholite insole offers comfort and protection from debris underfoot. The sole deploys Vibram Megagrip technology to take on all surfaces with confidence. DOUBLE DEAL INOV8 ALL TERRAIN PRO VEST 0-15 This two-in-one hydration pack comes with optional 15-litre add-on including an emergency blanket and collapsible cup. Compression straps keep it close to the body and there are multiple pockets to stash gels and valuables in either configuration. Never go thirsty with two 500ml soft flasks and room for a reservoir in the rear pocket.
BOTTOMS UP COTOPAXI WAZIMU ATHLETIC TIGHTS – WOMENS Designed for the fall, these tights employ a compressive fit and a ‘sewn-in’ stretch between panels to ensure speedy post-workout recovery. The breathable mesh regulates temperature while the ultralight, four-way stretch material is super soft on the skin, while offering a snug fit at the hips. External mesh pockets keep essentials safe.
EASY ON THE EYE ADIDAS PACYR SUNGLASSES These ultralight sunnies are aimed at runners who don’t always want to look like runners. The spec includes shatterproof frames that can be shaped to the contours of the head, adjustable nose pads and gripping temples to lock them in place no matter how hard you charge.
THINKING ON YOUR FEET SMARTWOOL PHD RUN ULTRALIGHT MICRO SOCKS Measuring just four centimetres in height, these micro socks are woven with two grades of elastic for a greater stretch to keep them in place. Their Indestructawool technology delivers durability and comfort while the ultra-light cushioning ensures maximum performance even in snug-fitting shoes.