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  Date Posted: 5 August 2021

The On Cloudstratus is designed for any distance, featuring double CloudTec® layers for next-level cushioning on the road. This season, the all-new Cloudstratus has been completely redesigned, catering to every desire you could have for a performance running shoe.  Read more...

  Date Posted: 23 July 2021

Overpronation, supination...you've probably heard these terms thrown around in the running community. What do they mean and what should you do about it?  Read more...

  Date Posted: 22 July 2021

Gaiters: armour for your legs. What classifies as a gaiter, when should you wear them, and how do you choose which ones to buy? We break it down for you in this simple guide.  Read more...

  Date Posted: 10 June 2021

We've compiled some handy tips, tricks and instructions for common backcountry first aid procedures based on information supplied by the Australian government.  Read more...

  Date Posted: 4 June 2021

You've probably seen an R-value listed on sleeping mats from reputable outdoor brands. But what does an R-value mean?  Read more...

  Date Posted: 22 April 2021

Happy Earth Day! Outdoor gear and sportswear brands have stepped up to the plate and are driving efforts for more sustainable practices. We've gathered a comprehensive list of all the great work our brands are doing to keep the environment safe.  Read more...

  Date Posted: 25 March 2021

This April, Wildfire Sports & Trek celebrates our 10th birthday! We look back at how it all began, how we've grown and what's next for Wildfire.  Read more...

  Date Posted: 15 January 2021

Thorough preparation and good gear is essential to safely enjoying the Overland Track...especially as almost half the track is above 1000m elevation on exposed plateaus in remote areas. Make sure you pack smart as well as light with our gear checklist!  Read more...

  Date Posted: 1 January 2021

If we learnt anything from 2020, it's that life doesn't always go to plan. We all started 2020 filled, as always, with hope for the new year and with plans to achieve a new set of goals. Instead something quite unexpected came out of the last 12 months.  Read more...

  Date Posted: 4 December 2020

Hitting the campgrounds this Christmas? Check out our top tips on what to pack and how to keep the kids busy for a happy camping experience these holidays.  Read more...

  Date Posted: 11 November 2020

Running at night can be a beautiful thing. The world looks different, the trails are less congested, and you only need to focus on the small section of trail or path in front of you. Here are our top tips for running safely in the dark...  Read more...

  Date Posted: 28 October 2020

Chafing, black toenails, rainy weather, cramps...running isn't always the simple sport that you might think! But all these problems are more are solvable. Here’s our list of common issues runners encounter and how to fix them.  Read more...

  Date Posted: 26 October 2020

Some of our most commonly asked questions regard accuracy and difference between the brands and styles of heart rate monitors. In a bid to save his colleagues from listening to him repeat himself, Mitch addresses the main questions in this article.  Read more...

  Date Posted: 14 October 2020

Danae explains current worldwide stock supply issues, how it is affecting Wildfire stock levels, and why you shouldn't hesitate in ordering now.  Read more...