UK Gear PT-03 - Road Runners: Review

UK Gear PT-03 – Road Runners: Review

UK Gear PT-03 - Road Runners: Review

Outside's long reads email newsletter features our strongest writing, most ambitious reporting, and award-winning storytelling about the outdoors. Sign up today.

What do you get when you cross a running shoe with the British military? Sounds like a joke, but that’s actually what UK Gear did to come up with the PT-03, the toughest road shoe we’ve seen. Using the British Army Physical Training Corps for testing, designers gave the PT-03 a stiff exoskeleton for support, plates in the midsole for increased stability, and multidirectional tread for traction, making this an ideal choice for road runners who want a shoe that can handle trails. Medial posting prevents pronation, and a dual-density heel compound absorbs impact.

Bonus: A deep heel cup and reliable lacing system locked our feet in place.

Bummer: It lacks a smooth heel-to-toe transition, which limits it to slower running on hard surfaces. 12 oz;

promo logo