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Running Shoe Reviews: HOKA ONE ONE Carbon X SPE

HOKA took all the good traits from the original Carbon X and stuck with them, while replacing the things that needed some work.  The upper is high-end, providing a snug sock like fit with an in-built mesh bootie.  In terms of improvements from the original Carbon X; the heel pull tab is way better, and the heel cup seems to provide a better lockdown.

Running Shoe Reviews: HOKA ONE ONE Bondi 7

Hoka's Bondi 7 encapsulates all that the brand Hoka One One is about, better than perhaps any other shoe.  High stack heights, metarocker midsole geometry and oh so soft midsole foam.  Runner's Tribe took the Bondi 7's through about 150km of road and light trails, below is our unpaid for review.

Running Shoe Review: Nike Zoom Pegasus 37

We are back with the one of the most successful daily trainers of all-time, the Nike Pegasus. Nike’s Peg 37 comes with some significant changes from the 36. Namely, the use of React Foam throughout, instead of Nike’s Cushlon foam used in the 36. There is also an extra 2mm of cushioning, and changes made to the outsole. We took our pair through 160km of road and trails.

Running Shoe Review: Under Armour HOVR Phantom 2

This is our second ever review for Under Armour, not a brand that many runners consider in their daily line-up, but they make legit shoes, and seem to busting some big moves. In the USA recently, they have announced the sponsorship of a new distance training squad, the ‘UA Dark Sky Distance Team’. Let’s hope the same programs roll out across Australia as well. Cash UA, our athletes’ need cash.The UA HOVR Phantom 2 is a high mileage everyday training shoe. Think Pegasus, Nimbus, Clifton, Triumph etc. This shoe feels good, looks good, and rivals all of those.We took our pair through 140km of road and trails.

Running Shoe Reviews: ON CLOUDSTRATUS 2

On’s collection of shoe models is expanding nearly as fast as the company itself. And with the On Cloudstratus we have another cool shoe from On. The On Cloudstratus  is similar to the Cloudultra, but for roads not trails. With plenty of cushioning, the Cloudstratus is On’s maximalist road running shoe, built for long miles with a  firm, snappy ride.  This updated model is juiced with two layers of On’s new Helion foam, this is really what sets the Cloudstratus apart from other ON shoes.


The Under Armour human performance and product development teams continue to create innovative solutions for runners to bring you the next generation of unparalleled performance running shoes. With the help of UA athletes and brand ambassadors, the UA Innovation Lab in Baltimore and UA Human Performance Centre in Portland, Under Armour develops the best footwear that’s based on key insights and learnings from years of experience and research. UA has always performed best when we’re disruptive: The UA HOVR Machina launched with the innovative Pebax® Propulsion Plate, and the first iteration of UA Flow eliminated the need for a heavy rubber outsole — and we’re not stopping there.

Asics Launch Updated METASPEED Series in Race for the Fastest Shoe

ASICS has recently announced the latest updates to its record breaking METASPEED™ series as they take the performance of their product personalisation to the next level. Building on the breakthrough success of the first METASPEED™ shoes introduced in 2021, ASICS has utilised data accumulated through its elite athletes in competition to refine the product design to cater for the two major running styles allowing every runner to perform at their personal best and record their fastest times yet. Introducing the METASPEED™ EDGE+ and the METASPEED™ SKY+ shoes.

Shoe Review: Brooks Hyperion Tempo

Brooks Hyerpion Tempo and a lightweight, neutral training shoe made using a nitrogen infused super foam.  A fun, fast and snappy shoe.

Under Armour Launches HOVR Phantom 2 Intelliknit

Runner's Tribe were sent a new pair of black on black UA HOVR Phantom 2 Intelliknit, and they are pretty sweet.   Awesome for short runs, equally as cool to wear casually. UA took their popular HOVR Phantom 2 running shoes and wrapped them in light, breathable UA IntelliKnit, which is a great feeling knit fabric that hugs your feet. They’re quick-drying, stretchy, and mapped to move with your feet. 


ASICS have announced the latest updates to its record breaking METASPEED™ series as they take the performance of their product personalisation to the next level.