Tag Archives: obstacle racing shoes

Re-review of Reebok Super OCR Shoe

My  Reebok Supers have now been battle-tested in 2 pretty difficult races (Indiana Spartan Sprint and Mud Guts & Glory).  As promised, I have more to add to my initial reactions.  I’ve read virtually every web review and comment about these shoes, so this review will touch upon what have been issues for some. Sand/silt […]
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Salomon Fellraiser Review

I now own a pair of Salomon Fellraisers.  If nothing else, the shoe’s name is cool as heck.  Salomon describes the shoe as designed for ground feel, mud/snow grip, & to be lightweight.  Sounds good! My first thoughts out of the box were “thank goodness they are green instead of red” and “these puppies have […]
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Inov-8 Roclite 295 Review

Two training runs, 1 race in snowy, frigid temps, 1 OCR boot camp, and 1 day of hiking in my new Inov-8 Roclite 295s.  That should be ample enough wear to give them a proper review.  My first thought when I put them on was “sturdy, but comfortable” .  Compared to the X-Talon and Trailroc, this was more […]
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Inov-8 Trailroc 245 Review

As of today, the Inov-8 Trailroc 245 is now a serious rival to the Inov-8 X-Talon 212 as my favorite racing shoe.  I’ve tested it in 3 different races with 3 different types of terrain: flat, relatively non-muddy runners type of race (Extreme Rampage); a rugged, mountainous and sometimes muddy mess (2nd lap of the Spartan Ultra […]
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Shoes for Obstacle Racing and Training

I’m not a shoe guy.  I’m really not.  Until a year ago, I would have 2 pairs of sneakers, tennis shoes, gym shoes, athletic shoes or whatever term you call them in your part of the world.  My “good pair” was the shoes that I would wear for a year or more until they became just […]
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