Written on: 11/09/2011 by Bluminati
i used these (not by choice) as they are standard hm forces issue and compulsory during my training. They were comfy and great for running on any normal terrain, the issue with them is when you had to use them for something else. Got contact sport or anything where you may want to turn sharply, their total lack of support made sprained ankles & Achilles injuries the norm hence not ideal for military PT. If all you want is to burn up the miles however, they are hard to beat for the price and... (read more)
Written on: 06/12/2009
I have had so many of these since the 80's, running was great & now I use them to help me recover from an achillies problem. They are very lightweight, flexing is not much of an issue when new, they start to get sloppy after a while however.
Two big problems are the fabric tearing in the newer versions & the plastic insert around the ankle has a tendancy to rub on the fabric until it works through, & then on to your heel causing blisters.
A minor issue is the grip in the wet, it could be... (read more)
Written on: 07/06/2009
have been issued Hi-Tec Silver Shadow by the uk army, found them great!!! light and comfortable and most of all great for running in. (read more)
Written on: 31/05/2009
Hi-Tec Silver Shadow amazing comfort great price, worn nothing else but these for years. (read more)
Written on: 20/04/2009
Hi-Tec Silver Shadow Footwear for active lifestyle! (read more)
Written on: 16/04/2009 by collins225
this Hi-Tex Silver Shadow is an army isue trainer and as such it is ideal for day to day use (read more)
Written on: 19/11/2008 by RickyS (1 review written)
I have been buying Hi-Tec Silver Shadows for over 20 years, and have completed 9 Great North Runs in these shoes.
Great!!!!!!!!!!!! (read more)
Written on: 14/04/2008
These are the best trainers hubby has ever had & won't wear anything else. No choice but gotta keep buying them for him! (read more)
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