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Review of the Altra Rivera Running Shoes

June 25, 2022 — Nico Cartron

The latest addition to my Altra collection.

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Test of SuuntoPlus Guide on the Suunto 9 Peak

May 21, 2022 — Nico Cartron

A deepdive on this new feature - what's good, what can be improved

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Running with Skinners

April 29, 2022 — Nico Cartron

I bought my Skinners a while ago, during their crowdfunding campaign (5 years ago, in January 2017!) but didn't really use them a lot.
I did it recently, so here's my review of those "shoes/socks".

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Back on Suunto!

April 03, 2022 — Nico Cartron

In this article, I'm explaining why I came back to Suunto as running watch.

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Review of the Salomon Ultra Glide trail shoes

February 09, 2022 — Nico Cartron

I recently bought and started using my first Salomon shoes - let's see what I like and don't like with them!

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My first Trail race - Hivernale des Templiers

December 17, 2021 — Nico Cartron

I recently ran the "Hivernale des Templiers", a very nice Trail race in South of France. As it's my first trail race, I wanted to provide some insight.

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A deep dive on SmashRun for detailed running statistics

October 25, 2021 — Nico Cartron

If you're a runner, chance is that you want to analyse your runs with fancy diagrams. You're in luck, as SmashRun aims exactly at that!

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Different running sessions for less boring runs

August 18, 2021 — Nico Cartron

Whether or not you're a runner, you've probably heard many times "Running? Man that's boring!".
Let's review how you can prove that wrong!

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A History of my Altra Running Shoes

July 13, 2021 — Nico Cartron

A fun one for me, to keep track of the shoes I'm using to run - focusing on Altra.

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Why am I running?

May 28, 2021 — Nico Cartron

... or more precisely "why are you running?", is a question I heard a lot from friends, colleagues and acquaintances, specially when I started running seriously on a regular basis.

Let me explain you why, and the many benefits this has to me!

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Sites publishing popular Running Routes in cities (2/3)

April 14, 2021 — Nico Cartron

Second article in this series, this time focusing on sites publishing "popular routes in cities".

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Sites for manually drawing Running Routes (1/3)

March 16, 2021 — Nico Cartron

This article is part of a series of 3, where I'm exploring the different options available for runners to create routes and then use them on their running watches.

  • In this first article, I am testing the major sites able to draw running routes, with the use case of "drawing the route yourself, from a specific starting point/distance",
  • The second article (to be published) will focus on sites publishing "popular routes in cities",
  • The third article (to be published) will deal with "route shuffling", or sites that allow creating random routes from a specific starting point.

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Review of the Altra Superior 4.0 trail shoes

February 20, 2021 — Nico Cartron

A quick review of Altra's trail shoes: the Superior 4.0

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Revue des chaussures Altra Superior 4.0

February 20, 2021 — Nico Cartron

Une rapide revue des chaussures de trail d'Altra, les Superior 4.0.

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WorkOutDoors: Apple Watch as a true competitor of a Garmin|Suunto running watch?

February 03, 2021 — Nico Cartron

I am an avid runner, and like to test watches.
This article is my review of WorkOutDoors, a terrific workout app for the Apple Watch.

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