Running guides

Gear

Gear

All things running gear - including shoes, watches, jackets, and bags.

Injury

Injury

How to avoid injury, recover quickly, and return to running.

Inspiration

Inspiration

Running books, podcasts, routes, and ideas to give you that extra spring in your step.

Nutrition

Nutrition

How to eat healthily to maximise training benefit and improve your overall fitness.

Racing

Racing

How to prepare, how to execute, and how to bring it home.

Training

Training

How to approach your running training to go harder, faster, for longer.

Running gear buying guides

Whether you're in the market for new running shoes, watches, jackets, or anything else running related - we've got you covered.

Six ways to get the most out of your running shoes
Gear
Running

Six ways to get the most out of your running shoes

Buying the right running shoes is important if you want to stay injury free, perform as well as you can, and run comfortably. Running shoes should be an investment, and one you are going to need to look after. Most running shoes will cost in the region of £100 and [...]

Six money saving ideas for runners
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Running

Six money saving ideas for runners

Running is often seen as a free and relatively accessible sport for all. All you really need to be able to run is a decent pair of trainers and the will to go out and do it. But with an ever increasing opportunity to buy kit, a growing range of [...]

Dirty shoes
Gear
Running

How to tell when your running shoes need replacing

One of the easiest ways to pick up a running injury is by running in shoes which are past their effective life. But running shoes are expensive, and if your mileage is high, the cost (and environmental impact) of constantly replacing them quickly adds up. So what, I hear you [...]

Clean running shoes
Gear
Running

The things to check before buying new running shoes

Running really is just one foot in front of the other – add whatever enhancements you like, but the main thing you really need to get right in your kit is your trainers. Getting the right pair of running shoes can be the key difference between running your personal best, [...]

Jumping for joy: present ideas for running obsessives

14 present ideas for running obsessives

Running is the ultimate no-frills sport: all you need is to put on some shoes (optional), and go. That said…as with any sport, for those who want it, there is an almost unlimited choice of gear which can be bought to improve performance, comfort, style, or all three. Which is [...]