Post Tagged with: "Altra"

Løpesko og strømper i myr og vann

Choosing running shoes to be used in rain, mud has similarities to Norwegian conditions especially in the fall. But during this race it was guaranteed that the shoe will be wet for six days. I picked out three pairs of running shoes that are well suited for the task.

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When should I replace my running shoes?

Spring is here and many find the good old running shoes to get in shape. Many are very eager and run more the first month than what they have done together this past year. The result is often "injury injuries" and other "injuries" that stop the running career for a while and [...]

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Desert Race Equipment in India

You are alone, and in seven days you will do yourself with what is in your backpack, through an irreplaceable desert. Equipment, shoes and clothing can not fail in this type of competition. This type of stage race includes several important elements: Running, nutrition, clothing, hiking and expedition equipment for extreme conditions. With [...]

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Running shoes for 50 miles in 50 minus

Yukon Arctic Ultra, 300 miles boasts of being "The Hardest and Coldest Ultra Race in the World". Two years ago it was +3 celsius and this year (2018) the long-term forecast was reported -20 celsius for the race days. I chose to bring three types of running shoes for winter placed in [...]

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North Pole Marathon

In preparation for two Gurkha soldiers (Bhim Gurung and Samir Tamang) from Nepal to the North Pole Marathon, I was given the task of coaching the runners into a few important elements as they lacked experience in running on snow. In addition, they had received clothing for expedition in polishing and inadequate running equipment. Running [...]

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Altra King MT

After a couple of months of velcro, this is my experience. Altra is known for its spacious fog that does not push the toes together. The first time I tried a pair of shoes from Altra, the spacious toe box was something new. As a "beginner" I thought it was uncomfortable with "wandering" forefoot in the shoe when I [...]

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Towards the south pole of Altra - Lone Peak 3.0 Mid

I was lucky that Oslo Sportslager sponsored me with a copy of the new running shoes from Altra - "Lone Peak 3.0 Mid", when I was going to participate in a 250 km race in Antarctica in November. When I pushed my legs down in the new Lone Peak 3.0 Mid I smiled a little extra. Rare, […]

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Antarctica running gear

The challenge was a self-sufficient race with food and food in Antarctica. The goal was to relocate 250 kilometers as quickly as possible to the south pole. Race summary In advance of a competition, I am very careful about the choice of equipment. Wrong equipment or equipment failure is in many cases background for practitioners not completing. Therefore is […]

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Altra Superior 1.5

My first thought when I tried these Altra shoes for the first time was comfort! The first time I took these shoe I tightened the skulls violently but never got the foot to sit. Eventually, I realized that experience with other running shoes had to be set aside. There is no need to tighten the skulls more [...]

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