Review Tags: ON

On Cloudsurfer Shoe Review

Last updated: 16-May-19 By Fiona Outdoors On Running state that the Cloudsurfer shoe offers “training shoe comfort and racing-flat speed”. The shoe is aimed at road running but can also be taken off-road on to hard-packed trails. I have been testing the On Cloudsurfer shoe on roads and some trails. Photo credit: On Running Features …

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On Running Cloudventure shoe review

Last updated: 30-Dec-19 By Fiona Outdoors The new On Running Cloudventure shoe series is “made for trail runners on a mission”. The brand states: “Cloudventure is a lightweight, fast and engineered shoe to handle anything the mountains can throw at you, whether you’re going up or down.” I have tested the shoes on a range …

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On Weather Jacket review

Last updated: 05-Sep-18 By Fiona Outdoors The On jacket is described as an “ultralight running jacket protecting you in all weather”. The brand also claims: “It feels like you’re wearing nothing: Lightweight Japanese fabrics offer 360° ventilation in an ultralight package.” I have tested the jacket on cool, wet evenings at the end of a …

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ON Cloudace running shoe review

Last updated: 09-Aug-20 By Fiona Outdoors The brand is called “ON”. They have brought out their new Cloudace shoe, which they claim offers: “Maximum cushioning, support and speed for the most demanding runner.” And: “On’s patented CloudTec technology is engineered to deliver a soft landing followed by an explosive take-off. The result? An unbelievably light …

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ON Cloudventure shoes review

Last updated: 08-Apr-19 By Steve Diederich ON is a Swiss shoe manufacturer, known for their unorthodox and innovative approach to running shoe design, who have been making small steps into the trail running market. Built around a classic chassis with a sole comprising 11 separate cloud “pods”, the idea is similar to the idea of …

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Global - Virtual

Elevation

A virtual race which can be run at any time shown on the dates shown, on any type of terrain in any country.

Suitable for

For runners from beginners to experienced as you choose your own course and challenge based on the guidelines and options set by the virtual race organiser.

Endurance - Multi-activity

Elevation

An ultra distance race including at least two of the following activities such as running, swimming, cycling, kayaking, skiing and climbing. It may also include different climatic conditions (eg ice, snow, humidity, cold water, mud or heat).

Suitable for

Experienced multi-skilled athletes who have trained for the different activities included in this event. Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements and any specialist equipment required such as a wetsuit, skis or a mountain bike.

Brutal

Elevation

Increase of up to 2000 metres with very challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity, heat or at high altitude)

Suitable for

Very experienced long distance ultra runners (min 3 years’ experience) or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races is often subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Purchase of specialist kit is often recommended for these races.

Expert

Elevation

Increase of up to 2000 metres with some challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity or heat)

Suitable for

Experienced runners who have completed at least 4 ultras in last 12 months, or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements.

Advanced

Elevation

Increase of up to 1500 metres

Suitable for

Runners who have completed several ultra distances or similar events, or are doing long distance running regularly, with elevation shown.

Intermediate

Elevation

Increase of up to 1000 metres

Suitable for

Runners who have completed at least one ultra in last 6 months or are doing long distance running (>26 miles) regularly, with elevation shown.

Beginner

Elevation

Very little change < 500 metres

Suitable for

First ultra event. Runners completing a marathon or doing regular long distance running (>26 miles) in the last 6 months.