Nick Symmonds sends his Nike Vaporflys into space

February 21st, 2020 by Ben Snider-McGrath | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Nick Symmonds has done a lot with the Nike Vaporfly, but his latest test was by far the most random


Ababel Yeshaneh sets new half-marathon world record

February 21st, 2020 by Ben Snider-McGrath | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Ethiopian runner beat the previous world record by 20 seconds


Maximalist shoes aren’t for everybody

February 20th, 2020 by Ben Snider-McGrath | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Cushy, thick-soled shoes like the Nike Next% are the latest craze in running, but that doesn’t mean they’ll work for you


Why the Nike Next% isn’t for the track

February 7th, 2020 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Why traditional spikes outperform the Nike Next% on the track


Is World Athletics about to ban the Nike VaporFly, NEXT% and AlphaFly?

December 30th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

The international athletics body is rumoured to have drafted a new rule limiting the thickness of midsole foam


Molly Huddle is concerned about Nike AlphaFly at US marathon trials

November 26th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Nike’s latest carbon-plated shoe has some US marathoners worried about its effect on the upcoming marathon trials


WATCH: Nick Symmonds slices open a Nike Next%

November 17th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Symmonds spends an hour cutting open the Nike shoe to see exactly what’s going on inside


Recalibrating carbon-plated running performances

October 29th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

A look at how much time savings could come from a pair of shoes


What Kipchoge wore to break the historic two-hour marathon barrier

October 12th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Everything the world record holder and history maker wore to run 1:59:40


Nike Vaporflys haven’t been banned, but these shoes are

December 18th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

A list of athletic shoes that thought they were cutting edge but ended up illegal in-competition


The personal messages the Breaking2 runners wrote on their shoes

May 6th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running Gear, Running Shoes, Sub2 | No Comments »

The three Breaking2 runners – Eliud Kipchoge, Zersenay Tadese and Lelisa Desisa – all wrote personal messages on their shoes. Here’s what they said.