7mm Christmas Tree Spikes – designed to compress the track surface. Suitable for sprints, hurdles, middle distance and jumps.
12mm Grass Spikes - longer spikes designed to provide increased traction on grass tracks. This is the maximum length of spike allowable in Little Athletics. We also stock a 15mm Grass Spike for powerful adult sprinters.
We also sell Specialty Spikes in 9mm Pyramid, 9mm Jumps and 15mm Grass styles.
Athletes often have a personal preference towards either Pyramid Spikes or Christmas Tree Spikes when competing on synthetic tracks.
Here is a guide to spike style by event:
Sprints and Hurdles (100m to 400m) – 6mm Pyramid or 7mm Christmas Tree
Middle Distance (800m - 1500m) - 6mm Pyramid or 7mm Christmas Tree
Long Distance (3000m - 10000m) - 6mm Pyramid
Steeplechase - 6mm Pyramid
Cross Country - 6mm Pyramid, 9mm Pyramid or 12mm Grass (use shorter spikes on harder surfaces)
Long Jump and Triple Jump – 6mm Pyramid, 9mm Pyramid