Helly Hansen’s Nimble R2

The off-road brand takes a tentative step into the running market – and nails it with this slick, speedy trainer

Nimble R2

 

Helly Hansen Nimble R2

£90

Weight: 219g

Off-road brand Helly Hansen has taken its first steps into the road running category with these lightweight, minimal shoes. These seamless trainers have a 5mm drop and a responsive forefoot-strike that should see you fly on pacier sessions. The upper is lightweight, with a breathable mesh fabric that lets the foot breathe, while the midsole packs a lot of cushioning into such a lightweight shoe.

£90

 

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