Author Archives: Héctor Rubio

January 25

SALOMON ROAD RUNNING 2023: THE AERO SAGA, LIGHWEIGHT AND CUSHIONED ROAD RUNNING SHOES

SALOMON ROAD RUNNING 2023: THE AERO SAGA, LIGHWEIGHT AND CUSHIONED ROAD RUNNING SHOES. Our RUNNING SHOES section bring us today the first glimpse of the Salomon Running collection for 2023. This is the first glimpse of the products that will be available for the next Spring/Summer 2023, with the information just released by the French brand from Annecy. […]

January 18

ULTRARUNNER FERNANDA MACIEL: FIRST RUNNING ASCENT TO MT. VINSON (4.892 M) ANTARTICA

ULTRARUNNER FERNANDA MACIEL: FIRST RUNNING ASCENT TO MT. VINSON (4.892 M) ANTARTICA. Our ULTRARUNNING section bring us today the amazing news form Antartica, where the Brazilian ultrarunner Fernanda Maciel has just run up and down the Mount Vinson. 4,892 meters.   ULTRARUNNER FERNANDA MACIEL: FIRST RUNNING ASCENT TO MT. VINSON (4.892 M) ANTARTICA Fernanda Maciel is […]

January 13

SAUCONY PEREGRINE 13 ST: TRAIL SHOE FOR LOOSE AND MUDDY TERRAIN. UP TO 6MM LUGS

SAUCONY PEREGRINE 13 ST: TRAIL SHOE FOR LOOSE AND MUDDY TERRAIN. UP TO 6MM LUGS. Our TRAIL RUNNING SHOES  section brings us another novelty for this 2023, the Saucony Peregrine 13 ST. With this article we start a trilogy of articles were we will introduce you in the coming days the 3 new models of teh […]

January 12

CANFRANC PIRINEOS 2025: WORLD MOUNTAIN AND TRAIL RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS CANDIDATE

CANFRANC PIRINEOS 2025: WORLD MOUNTAIN AND TRAIL RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS CANDIDATE. Canfranc-Pirineos 2025 started today, January 12, in the footsteps of our ancestors. Canfranc was born by and to be a meeting place for both sides of the Pyrenees, the Summus Portus of the first pilgrims to Santiago, until the inauguration of the International Station in […]

January 10

ASICS TRABUCO MAX 2: VERSATILE TRAIL SHOE WITH MAXIMUM CUSHIONING

ASICS TRABUCO MAX 2: VERSATILE TRAIL SHOE WITH MAXIMUM CUSHIONING. Our TRAIL RUNNING SHOES section brings you today the new Asics Trabuco Max 2. A new version of this , really maximalist trail shoes, which come with a stack height, 43mm/38mm and FF Blast foam midsole for plush strides, with a  weight of 320 grams and a […]

January 09

SIERRE ZINAL 2022: VICTORIES FOR MAUDE MATHYS & ANDREU BLANES

SIERRE ZINAL 2022: VICTORIES FOR MAUDE MATHYS & ANDREU BLANES. Our WMRA 2022 & GOLDEN TRAIL WORLD SERIES  sections bring us the updated classification of one of the the biggest mountain race in the world, Sierre-Zinal, after the recents disqualifications of Mark Kangongo and Esther Chepsang for doping. On August 13th at 11.00 the WMRA […]

January 09

SALOMON GLIDE MAX TRAIL: ASPHALT COMFORT TO RUN LONG TRAILS.

SALOMON GLIDE MAX TRAIL: ASPHALT COMFORT TO RUN LONG TRAILS. Our TRAIL RUNNING SHOES section brings you today the deeper analysis of one of the Salomon 2023 novelties: the Salomon Glide Max Trail. A new trail shoe in the French brand catalog, which comes from the success asphalt shoe, the Glide Max, with a platform […]

January 07

ESTHER CHESANG: SIERRE-ZINAL 2022 WOMEN’S WINNER, SUSPENDED FOR DOPING

ESTHER CHESANG: SIERRE-ZINAL 2022 WOMEN’S WINNER, SUSPENDED FOR DOPING. Our TRAIL RUNNING sections bring us the sad news just published by the official organization of the Swiss race Sierre Zinal. The Sierre Zinal 2022 winner, Esther Chesang , have tested positive for substances prohibited by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The final women’s ranking for the 2022 […]

January 06

BROOKS CATAMOUNT 2: TO RUN LIGHT AND LONG

BROOKS CATAMOUNT 2: TO RUN LIGHT AND LONG. Our TRAIL RUNNING SHOES section brings you today the second version of the most agile trail running shoe from the Massachusetts brand, which hits the market starting next February, already in some US & Europe stores. Launched at the end of 2020, the first Brooks Catamount was […]

January 05

ASICS FUJI LITE 3: VERSATILE COMPETITION TRAIL SHOES.

ASICS FUJI LITE 3: VERSATILE COMPETITION TRAIL SHOES. Our TRAIL RUNNING SHOES section brings us today the analysis of these ASICS FUJI LITE 3. The new Asics Fuji Lite 3 are already in stores: they arrived with a price of 140€ (up €10), but now can be found in for 105€ in the official ASICS […]

January 04

HOKA SPEEDGOAT 5 GTX SPIKE: WINTER VERSION OF THE HOKA CLASSIC.

HOKA SPEEDGOAT 5 GTX SPIKE: WINTER VERSION OF THE HOKA CLASSIC. Our TRAIL RUNNING SHOES section bring us today the technical analysis of the new HOKA Speedgoat 5 GTX Spike. The NEW HOKA Speedgoat 5 GTX Spike is a winter specific trail running shoes which arrives with a price of € 190, a weight of 348 […]

January 04

GOLDEN TRAIL WORLD SERIES 2023: CALENDAR OPENING AT ZEGAMA AND GRAND FINALE IN ITALY.

GOLDEN TRAIL WORLD SERIES 2023: CALENDAR OPENING AT ZEGAMA AND GRAND FINALE IN ITALY. Our GOLDEN TRAIL SERIES section bring us today  the 2023 calendar of the GTWS. This 2023 comes with a new schedule, starting in Spain, Zegama-Aizkorri and finishing in Italy after an exciting 2022 season that ended in a spectacular final in […]

January 03

SALOMON TRAIL RUNNING 2023: NEW GLIDE MAX TRAIL, PULSAR TRAIL PRO 2, SENSE RIDE 5 AND MORE

SALOMON TRAIL RUNNING 2023: NEW GLIDE MAX TRAIL, PULSAR TRAIL PRO 2, SENSE RIDE 5 AND MORE. Our TRAIL RUNNING SHOES section bring us today the first glimpse of the Salomon Trail Running collection for 2023. This is the first glimpse of the products that will be available for the next Spring/Summer 2023, with the information just released by […]

January 03

SAUCONY EXCURSION TR16 GTX: ALL-TERRAIN WINTER TRAIL SHOES

SAUCONY EXCURSION TR16 GTX: ALL-TERRAIN WINTER TRAIL SHOES. Our TRAIL RUNNING SHOES  section brings us a shoe whose range of use is enormous, because as its name indicates it focuses on alternate running/walking use and in this GTX version with the membrane to be covered all year round. The Saucony Excursion saga is maybe little […]

January 02

ADIDAS TERREX TRAILRIDER: VERSATILE TRAIL RUNNING SHOES. 

ADIDAS TERREX TRAILRIDER: VERSATILE TRAIL RUNNING SHOES. Our TRAIL RUNNING SHOES section today brings you another novelty of interest. It is the new mid-range shoe for mountain running from the German brand, which arrives as a pillar of the Adidas Trail Running 2023 range. The Adidas Terrex Trailrider offers a version of trail running shoes […]

December 22

UTMB WORLD SERIES 2023: 34 RACES CALENDAR

UTMB WORLD SERIES 2023: 34 RACES CALENDAR. Our 2023 TRAIL RUNNING CALENDAR travels to Chamonix today to review how it will be the second year of the joint closed circuit between Ironman and UTMB Group. And it is that, from this UTMB Chamonix 2023, only the “running stones” achieved in UTMB races will allow you […]

December 20

HOKA CHALLENGER 7: LESS WEIGHT, MORE CUSHION AND MORE TRACTION

HOKA CHALLENGER 7: LESS WEIGHT, MORE CUSHION AND MORE TRACTION. Our TRAIL RUNNING SHOES bring us today  technical analysis of this new HOKA CHALLENGER 7. A door to trail shoe which performs well on asphalt and narrow mid-mountain trails, but its essence is wide dirt tracks. This Challenger 7 came with a price of 150€, have a […]

December 13

VVX 2023 (18-20MAY): VOLCANIC EXPERIENCE WITH 7 DIFFERENT MOUNTAIN RACES.

VVX 2023 (18-20MAY): VOLCANIC EXPERIENCE WITH 7 DIFFERENT MOUNTAIN RACES. Our TRAIL RUNNING CALENDAR section presents us with a new edition of this mountain festival that in previous years welcomed stars like Kilina Jornet, François d’Haene, Camille Bruyas, Dawa Sherpa…. The VVX (Volvic Volcanic Xperience) mountain races return on MAY 18-20, 2023. As is the […]

December 12

TRAIL RUNNING SHOES 2022: TOP 6 CUSHIONED SHOES REVIEWS

TRAIL RUNNING SHOES 2022: TOP 6 CUSHIONED SHOES REVIEWS Our  TRAIL RUNNING SHOES section brings us today the comparison of the Top 6 cushioned trail running shoes, without assisted plate, we presented you here in this 2022. With a miniumn stack hight in the back of 30 mm of all the shoes we have been […]

December 08

BROOKS CALDERA 6: MAXIMAL COMFORT. +150 KM TEST BY HÉCTOR RUBIO

BROOKS CALDERA 6: MAXIMAL COMFORT. +150 KM TEST BY HÉCTOR RUBIO. Our  TRAIL RUNNING SHOES section brings us today the in-depth analysis of these BROOKS CALDERA 6. Let’s remember that these Caldera 6 they arrived with a price of € 150, a weight of 310gr and a drop of 6mm, with a stack height of 31mm […]

December 05

ASICS SUPERBLAST: MAXIMALISM AND COMFORT FOR TRAINING, FORBIDDEN IN COMEPTITION

ASICS SUPERBLAST: MAXIMALISM AND COMFORT FOR TRAINING, FORBIDDEN IN COMEPTITION. Our RUNNING SHOES section brings us another new shoe for this 2022, the ASICS SUPERBLAST. As mentioned in the title, it comes as a fantastic comfortable training shoe, however it is banned from official competitions as its sole and midsole thickness is higher than the 40 mm […]

December 02

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2023: 8 COUNTRIES, 13 RACES

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2023: 8 COUNTRIES, 13 RACES. Our SKYRUNNING section bring us today the calendar for the SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2023. World’s best skyrunners, listen up! The official circuit has announced its 2023 race calendar with new events in new countries and an end-of-season prize money pool of 100,000 €, with 20,000 € awarded to […]

December 01

CANFRANC-CANFRANC 2023: REGISTRATION OPEN TODAY

CANFRANC-CANFRANC 2023: REGISTRATION OPEN TODAY AT 18.00 CET. Our WMRA section bring us today the exciting news about the next WMRA Mountain Running World masters Champioinships and the Spanish Alpinultras circuit. Spain will host the WMRA World Mountain Running Masters Championship for the first time in 2024. It will be the 23rd edition of an event born […]

November 30

ADIDAS ADIZERO SL: LATEST ADDITION TO THE RECORD-BREAKING ADIZERO FAMILY

ADIDAS ADIZERO SL: LATEST ADDITION TO THE RECORD-BREAKING ADIZERO FAMILY. Our RUNNING SHOES section brings us another new version of the adidas ADIZERO family, the ADIZERO SL. The ADIZERO SL is born for runners, by runners, and its designed to be the perfect running shoe for those looking to smash their PBs – whether in training or on […]

November 28

CIMALP BLIZZARD: TRAIL RUNNING JACKET FOR WINTER AND COLD CONDITIONS

CIMALP BLIZZARD:TRAIL RUNNING JACKET FOR WINTER AND COLD CONDITIONS. Our TRAIL RUNNING section starts today with a set of articles where we will present different winter clothes from the French brand CIMALP to use this Autumn and Winter from trail running to ski touring activities. As you may remember, we presented you last week the CIMALP WINTERTIGHT specially […]

November 26

SAUCONY ENDORPHIN EDGE: RUNNING ON THE EDGE. TEST +150 KM HÉCTOR RUBIO

SAUCONY ENDORPHIN EDGE: RUNNING ON THE EDGE. TEST +150 KM HÉCTOR RUBIO. Our  TRAIL RUNNING bring us today a deeper technical analysis and test of this Saucony Endorphin Edge A trail running competition shoe which are responsive and stable which most likely will increase efficiency thanks to the Carbitex carbon plated inserted. This Endorphin Edge came with a price of 230€, […]

November 25

SALOMON S/LAB 2023: NEW S/LAB ULTRA 3, S/LAB PULSAR 2 & S/LAB PULSAR 2 SOFT GROUND

SALOMON S/LAB 2023: NEW S/LAB ULTRA 3, S/LAB PULSAR 2 & S/LAB PULSAR 2 SOFT GROUND. Our TRAIL RUNNING section bring us today the first glimpse of the Salomon S/LAB collection for 2023. This is the first glimpse of the products that will be available for the next Spring/Summer 2023, with the information just released by the French […]

November 23

ASICS FUJISPEED: ASPHALT PLATE TECHNOLOGIES FOR FAST TRAILS

ASICS FUJISPEED: ASPHALT PLATE TECHNOLOGIES FOR FAST TRAILS. Our TRAIL RUNNING SHOES  section brings us today the new ASICS FUJISPEED.  A trail running shoe that features a Pebax propulsion plate and GUIDESOLE technology. The shoes come with a price of € 160, a weight of 240 g. and a drop of 5 mm with a stack […]

November 18

ZEGAMA AIZKORRI 2023: REGISTRATIONS OPEN 16-JANUARY

ZEGAMA AIZKORRI 2023: REGISTRATIONS OPEN 16-JANUARY. ZEGAMA AIZKORRI 2023: REGISTRATIONS OPEN 16-JANUARY The Zegama Aizkorri 2022 was, practically, the perfect edition. They allied the most anticipated return after the pandemic, a splendid weather to cheer from the public and a field of registered among the most outstanding in the history of the test. The result, […]

November 17

TRANSVULCANIA BY UTMB 2023: REGISTRATIONS OPEN 22-NOVEMBER

TRANSVULCANIA BY UTMB 2023: REGISTRATIONS OPEN 22-NOVEMBER. Our UTMB WORLD SERIES 2023 bring us today the latest info about the UTMB 2023 World Series event, the 13th Transvulcania, which returns next Spring. It will be hosted from 4-6MAY and registration will open 22NOV-11h The Half Marathon and the Marathon are renamed El Roque (28 kilometers) and […]

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