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WVSport Oakes Cross Running Trainers


Developed for three times world record holder Fiona Oakes.

Built to take the most extreme running environments experienced by Fiona from the Sahara Desert to the North Pole. The Oakes Cross Running trainers were made for rugged trail running. The Vibram rubber injection outsoles provide super grippy traction and durability. The ballistic welded uppers created with Lyliane 3DMX advanced abrasion resistant materials can take the punishment of trail running.

Carbon neutral, vegan and ethically made.

10% of proceeds support Fiona's Tower Hill Stables Animal Sanctuary.


Advanced ballistic welded abrasion resistant, water resistant and breathable uppers created with Lyliane 3DMX materials

Vibram rubber injection outsoles for super grippy traction and durability

32x 5mm deep outsole lugs allowing for traction on all terrain

Speed lace construction system for fast and snug lacing with a storage pouch on the tounge Runner type: Neutral gait 10mm drop differential D width fitting

Removable EVA insoles for support forefoot and midfoot

    This product is certified carbon-neutral

    It's delivered to you through our carbon-neutral supply chain in paper and cardboard packaging

    You can return it free of charge for 365 days with our paperless carbon-neutral returns service

    Use our return to recycle service when this product's at its end of life

    Always and forever vegan

    Made in Italy

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    There's no minimum order value

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    You can also return your fashion purchase to be recycled into new WVS outsoles and uppers

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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 26 reviews
    Patrick Dreikauss

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    Comfortable for running. Weird laces holder breaks easily, leaves excessive loose lace.

    I have owned two pair of these shoes, using each for about one year. The shoes are quite comfortable for running anywhere. An earlier version lacked sufficient padding which required extra insoles, but that has been remedied as of late 2021. I have two complaints, both relating to the laces tightening system, which uses a slider to hold the laces down. First, it leaves a lot of extra lace, with nowhere to put it. I tuck them into my socks, which is usually OK but looks weird and is sometimes uncomfortable. Second, and exacerbating the first issue, the contraption easily breaks, making the shoes almost useless, because the laces aren't designed to be tied in the traditional fashion and don't hold well in that position. That happened on both of my pairs. I bought another slider but it doesn't hold the laces down as well. The shoes seem to wear out within about 300 miles of running, by which time the rubber completely wore off in the heel, which became deformed. I don't think that's unusual for a running shoe.

    Tony Bullen

    The third pair I have purchased and will buy another pair once I've worn them out. Excellent and cruelty free.

    Keegan Kuhn
    4 pair because I love these shoes so much!

    I have owned 4 pairs of Oakes because we wear them out! Honestly the only reason I have ever replaced them is because the vibrant soles wear out. The tops still look as good as the day I bought them. I love that a percentage of sales goes to Fiona Oakes sanctuary!

    Chris Dixon
    Walk don’t run!

    I bought these to do muddy Parkruns in when it’s too muddy for regular running shoes. On the good side they’re perfectly waterproof and have fantastic grip in the mud, but on the down side they’re terrible on tarmac! Most courses seem to be a mix of surfaces, and these shoes are stiff and have very little cushion in the soles, so they’re not great for the hard surface parts of a run. It’s like running in school shoes on tarmac. I now use them for muddy walks instead, which they’re perfect for.