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 inspiration guides

Whether we're recommending books, podcasts, films or routes, this is the part of the site where we focus on running inspiration.

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Five of the world’s best running podcasts

Podcasts give us a feeling of companionship and route to inspiration that takes up much less time and concentration than reading a book. We can also take them out on the run! Here are some of our favourites.

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Five reasons to join a running club

For a little too long, running clubs were seen to have something of an exclusive, even elite membership. The rise of running in the last decade, helped in the UK by the phenomenon that is parkrun, has seen a surge in running club memberships, from traditional competitive athletics clubs to [...]

Running books

The books every runner should read

Because running is about more than just putting one foot in front of the other, we’ve compiled a list of the books that every runner should read.

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 [...]