Project Run Forever
March 31, 2022
Project Run Forever
As part of our ongoing effort to Protect The Playground we are delighted to partner with For Wild Places and The Seabin Project, two environmental groups doing critical work on land and in the water. Our commitment to Project Run Forever is to provide performance footwear to eco-runner, Tom Batrouney. This April 8th Tom is setting out to run forever. Yep, let that sit with you for a second. Why...
What makes comfortable hiking boots?
March 15, 2022
What makes comfortable hiking boots?
The perception of comfort is a very personal thing. Indeed, when asked “What is a comfortable shoe for you?”, the answer might be “lightness”, “support”, “cushioning” or “having the right size”. A comfortable shoe is, above all, a shoe that feels great and that’s designed specifically for your sport (and therefore your needs). Here are eight tips that will enable you to hit the trail with comfo...
Thank you Warburton!
March 15, 2022
Thank you Warburton!
Thank you Warburton! What a glorious weekend of trails, night runs and Lilo derby’s! We were delighted to join the trail running community at Warburton last weekend in the magnificent Victorian High Country. As major supporters of the 2022 Warburton Trail Festival we attended alongside local Salomon athletes Courtney Atkinson, Lucy Bartholomew, our community partners Hunter Athletics and the te...
Louise Clifton 2021 Year in Review
March 1, 2022
Louise Clifton 2021 Year in Review
We sat down with Salomon Ambassador Louise Clifton to find out how she tackled 2021 and what she’s up to next… WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR 2021 HIGHLIGHTS/ACHIEVEMETS? 2021 has been a tough year. In addition to all the covid challenges I have also been battling hamstring injuries since January, which meant I had to pull out of Six Foot Track and UTA100. If I can go back one month then I would put Coa...
Warby Scope Out Event - Saturday 26 February
February 24, 2022
Warby Scope Out Event - Saturday 26 February
As a curtain raiser to the upcoming Warburton Trail Fest (March 11 - 14), along with our friends from @hunter.athletics and @tourdetrails we'll be heading out to Warburton on the banks of the mighty Yarra River for a trail run. We'll take in chunks of the actual race course, giving you a preview of what you're in for on race day. You will have the very best guide on hand, Salomon Athlete and Wa...
THE AUSTRALIAN GRAND TRAVERSE
February 7, 2022
THE AUSTRALIAN GRAND TRAVERSE
A one day challenge from Falls Creek to Mount Hotham. Walk, trek or crawl  Are you tired of looking at the same wall on your treadmill, punching out the same old gym classes or running the same loop? Looking for a new challenge? Want to get outdoors and push yourself? Then this is the challenge is for you!  In teams of 2 or three you will travel through the picturesque Alpine National Park cove...
Warburton Trail Festival
January 28, 2022
Warburton Trail Festival
It's on again! The Warburton Trail Festival returns for another year. We are super excited to see everyone getting back out on the trails and even on the lilos! March 12-14 will see us join the party in Warburton alongside Salomon Athletes and many more community partners to tackle one or all the available distances. To find the ideal distance for you visit the event site here To help you prepa...
How to clean water bottles, flasks and bladders
January 28, 2022
How to clean water bottles, flasks and bladders
Regardless of your activity, good hydration is essential.To avoid dehydration, water is an essential element that can’t be neglected in your preparation, especially when it comes to outdoor activities such as hiking and trail running where re-hydration points can be few and far between. There are a number of different hydration solutions when you’re out on the trails including water bottles, fl...
HNTR Trail x Salomon
January 27, 2022
HNTR Trail x Salomon
We are delighted to announce a community partnership with Hunter Athletics, a fantastic kick off to our 2022 Salomon Community Partnership Programs that aims to engage, connect and build meaningful relationships with the trail community.  To celebrate this partnership we invited special guest Lucy Bartholomew and the Hunter community for a run through the spectacular Dandenong trails. The crew ...
How to drink when trail running
January 21, 2022
How to drink when trail running
Proper hydration is important not only when you’re out trail running but in everyday life as well. As an endurance sport that takes you into the great outdoors, trail running provides a well-needed break from civilization, and therefore requires smart hydration solutions. So, if you’re wanting to extend your runs further and further from the nearest water source but you’re finding it diffic...
Differences between trail running and road running
January 4, 2022
Differences between trail running and road running
When you love running it doesn’t really matter much where you do it, on the road or trail, as long as you’re running. But what are the differences between road and trail running? Is one better for your health than the other? What are the differences in equipment, especially shoes?   To begin, we should really try to define the two activities. We fully understand there’s a whole lot of grey are...