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Collectone: Glasses for Running and Trail Running with Photochromic lenses


Every Runner is in continuous and constant search for materials and new technologies that help him in running: better, faster and which allow an increase in running speed. performance.
Furthermore, every runner has his own needs because a long-distance runner has different needs from a middle-distance runner and a runner Trail Runner.
The substantial differences start from the cushioningone of the shoe, different socks based on the speciality, type of trousersone, technical shirt, hat and glasses.
runner wears glasses trail running with photochromic lenses

Let's get into the specifics regarding the running glasses part trail Running
As with shoes, glasses also differ and some sports glasses are more idonei to practice on concrete and light dirt roads, while others are technical for the practice of trail Running

There are essential common characteristics that regardless of the discipline that the running glasses are trail running must have:

    • Perfect facesone of the route: It is essential to use a sun lens that allows the athlete to have the perfect faceone of one's path throughout the entire performance periodone.

    • Lightness: The glasses must be ultra-light, although we are talking about grams of difference it is essential that the glasses are as light as possible.

    • Envelopment: The glasses must wrap around the face to best protect the eyes not only from lateral light, but from all projections that may be found along the way such as: dust, insects, leaves and branches.

  • Comfort: The glasses must be comfortable and not even noticeable during sports practice.
triathlete wears running glasses with photochromic lenses during triathlon race

Photochromic lenses for Running and Trail Running:

Photochromic glasses for running and trail running represent the maximum technology currently on the market. Photochromic lenses are speciallenses that come into contact with rays: UV-A, UV-B and direct sunlight generate a reactionone reversible chemistry that causes the surface of the lens to darken, returning to its colored stateone initial when irradiatedone direct solar ends.
Glasses with photochromic lenses are glasses with dynamic lenses capable of optimally adapting to every change in light present on the path:

    • Photochromic Running Glasses: For running, marathons, half marathons or simple training, the use of a photochromic lens is a plus that every athlete, once tried, will no longer want to give up. The advantage of using a photochromic lens for running does not oblige the athlete to carefully choose the time of the activity, because if at dawn the lens will have aone transparent or slightly veiled at the start and then darkening based on the solar intensity. Or in the late afternoon at sunset, from dark it will return to its original color state.
      In case of cloudy weather the lens varies darkening and lightening based on the intensity of the light.
      For those who practice Marathone and ultramaratone we recommend the photochromic lens DCHROM® because compared to the photochromic smoke lens during maximum work, and with very prolonged use, it is able to maintain a greater sense of relaxation in the case of very strong light conditions.

photochromic lenses dchrom for running glasses and trail running

Glasses from Trail Photochromic running: For the practice of trail running, using sunglasses with photochromic lenses is essential given the very frequent light-dark transitions of the route. Choose between photochromic lens DCHROM® and the Smoke photochromic lens is a very subjective thing for the athlete. In fact: the photochromic lens DCHROM® during maximum work it becomes darker than the smoke photochromic lens because it starts from a colorone starting with a light veil of colorone smoke, while the smoke photochromic lens has a colorone initial transparent.
We do not recommend the choice of lens DCHROM® for athletes who use glasses for outings and races that last even at night because it would be too dark for the lightingone of a battery even if with lightingone very strong. While we recommend choosing the Smoke photochromic lens in this case because it can be used as a simple protectorone from the air.
smoke photochromic lenses for glasses trail running


    • Shatterproof lens: The photochromic lens for running and trail running is unbreakable. In the event of very strong impacts resulting from: falls, impacts with leaves and branches, and similar cases, the lens distributes the impact over its entire surface, preventing breakages or cracks.one of fragments that could damage the eye. An effect will form that resembles the shape of a spider's web which invalidates the lens, but which best protects the health of your eyes.

    • Frame material: All frames of photochromic glasses for running and trail running I'm in TR90, one specialand compositionsone ultra-light and hypoallergenic nylon and carbon fiber which makes the glasses 20% lighter than the use of conventional materials, more resistant to impacts, more durable over time, more elastic and more comfortable.

    • Rubberized parts: the rubberized parts are in soft, non-slip Megol, for maximum stability of the glasses with photochromic lenses for running and trail even in extreme conditions.

    • Adjustable nose pad: Many models in the collectionone they have a nosepiece equipped with an aluminum core that allows adjustmentone to every nose physiognomy.

explainone photochromic lens operation dchrom for running

For those who wear prescription lenses?

For athletes who wear running and prescription lenses trail running, a line of sports eyeglasses with photochromic lenses and clip removable optic. Through your trusted optician it is possible to create prescription lenses to insert inside the clip optics.

To see the collectionone complete eyeglasses for running and trail running with photochromic lenses click here

eyeglasses for running and trail running with clip from sight