Running hat with clear visor

  Here’s a quick review of a running hat I’ve really learned to like: Decathlon’s translucent rain cap   All decathlon writes about this hat is “protecting and insulating RUNNERS in wet weather! protect yourself from rain getting in your eyes”

Toe socks? Yes please!

  Socks can be an important part of your running kit, just as shoes or clothes may be. So I wasn’t surprised when recently I noticed my running socks where well worn out and many of them had holes. As I was looking on the net for some new sock ideas I found Jonathan’s idea of […]

Running Headlamps

  Now that days are getting shorter one of the runner’s many pieces of kit is his headlamp. Some times running at night or early morning is the only option. Other times I actually enjoy night runs because of the different animals I can see, like badgers, foxes or mean looking sheep

Why I didn’t choose a GPS watch

  For a few years now I’ve been tempted to get myself a GPS watch to log my runs. Every time I go online to check out the new devices and their features I always end up thinking that the setup I’ve been using these last years is the best for myself. When I go […]

Running hydration vest: Ultimate Direction SJ vs Salomon Hydro 5L

As the distance of my runs increased I have been looking for better running packs/vests and/or hydration systems that would allow bringing with me the mandatory kits for most of 50/100 miles ultra runs. I ended up trying two of the best vests on the market: the Ultimate Direction SJ 2.0 and the Salomon S-Lab Hydro […]

Reviews

Of course I will periodically do reviews of running shoes, clothing, hydration systems, torches and more… this will be a fundamental part of the site