At Runners Need we pride ourselves on being able to offer great advice as well as great products. That's why we employ passionate runners on the shop floor and why we offer services such as gait analysis, LGN Wellbeing training sessions, running events, and articles by Gavin Burt, director of Backs & Beyond.
This page hopes to provide you with some of that advice and an idea of what you should expect from your local running shop when purchasing new shoes.
How to Choose
Whether it's a brand new pair of running shoes you're looking for, or need help picking out a good pair of socks, we've got a range of tips and articles to help you make your selection:
- How often do I need new running shoes?
- Top tips when shopping for running shoes
- Types of shoe
- Trail shoes
- Running Socks
- Sports Bras
Find out more about how to choose your running gear...
Running shoes are the single most important piece of equipment for anyone embarking on a training programme. Finding the right shoe can make all the difference to your training - it will work with your natural biomechanics, boosting running efficiency, maximising comfort and support, but more importantly reducing the risk of injury.
Find out more about gait analysis...
Skills & Knowledge
We've got a range of tips and advice, whether you're planning your next running challenge or you're seeking more information on the meaning of 'pronation' and supination'
- Why feet are the most important pieces of running gear
- Pronation in running, explained
- Supination in running, explained
- A guide to setting your next running challenge
- Winter tips
Gain more skills & knowledge...
We work with a number of organisations who help us provide up-to-date advice, host events with us and those who act as a source of inspiration.
Whether you're looking for a phsyio or a training partner, find our comprehensive list here