Sydney Marathon Essentials from ASICS & Oakley

With Raceday only a handful of weeks away, now’s the time to refresh the wardrobe with some fresh kicks and suitably stylish and performance oriented eyewear. Not only will it mean you look good while out on the roads, but new shoes in these pivotal days during your training build up will help reduce injuries…as long as you get the right ones! We’ve teamed up with Asics and Oakley to compile a list of a few of our favourites, with something to suit just about everyone.

ASICS GEL-NIMBUS 25 – Read our review here!

This is the right shoe for you if you want to get your marathon training up and running with the most cushioned GEL-NIMBUS shoe to date. Providing dynamic comfort with the FF BLAST PLUS ECO cushioning to last you the duration of all your pre-marathon runs.


ASICS METASPEED SKY+ – These shoes will make the race day nerves simmer as the carbon plating helps conserve energy, assisting you in beating your PB! Read more about the Metaspeed range here!


ASICS NOVABLAST 3 – Offers a bouncy, responsive running experience for distance training and recovery runs. Review coming soon!


Oakley Corridor – A frame designed to provide a modern, yet retro feel, the Corridor sunnies will give you the no-slip grip you need when running your PB. Read more about the Corridor range here!


Oakley Actuator – Designed for optimal coverage to protect your eyes from the sun, the Actuator’s frame will provide comfort and durability for the entirety of your run.                    


Oakley EVZero Blades – Fashion meets sport with the EVZero Blades that have the perfect lenses to protect your eyes against the bright sun on training and race days.