Tips for staying safe in the white stuff...

Posted in The Sweat by Matt Ward on Thu 02 Dec '10


The recent early snow in the UK means that many a runner will be taking a risk or two as they attempt to keep the miles high in this unseasonal cold snap. Funnily enough there aren’t too many go-to sites to help you through…

Luckily the likes of Icebug and Inov8 are thinking of us with some excellent snow specific shoes, with spikes, and Yaktrax XTR ‘snow chains’ might also be worth a look.


The ORoc 280

If you take a look around the world many runners from the US to Scandnavia to NZ are coping with heavy snow and adapting their training accordingly. Check out these handy articles and staying upright might be made just that little bit easier!

Arun Shanbhag-Tips for Running on Snow and Ice

Extreme Snow Running

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  1. Ian Walker Dec 4, 03:42 PM

    Here in South-west Ontario to run in the ice and snow I screw 3/8 sheetmetal screws into the lugs on the bottom of my running shoes.

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