EXPERT ADVICE & INSPIRATION



Expert Advice

The Best Fabrics for a Comfortable Run
The Best Fabrics for a Comfortable Run
The Best Fabrics for a Comfortable Run

Using technical fabrics to keep dry and comfortable can make all the difference - whether you're running your first 5k or 10th marathon. Read our guide to discover the best clothing for your next run.

12 Weeks to Fitness: First Timer's 10K Training Plan
12 Weeks to Fitness: First Timer's 10K Training Plan
12 Weeks to Fitness: First Timer's 10K Training Plan

Running your first 10K is a daunting prospect, but if you get the preparation right, you'll be surprised at just how easy it can be.

Marathon Kit List
Marathon Kit List
Marathon Kit List

You've done it! You've signed up for the marathon and are ready to run all 26 miles to the finish line. Now you just need the kit to help get you there...

The Ultimate Guide To Buying Running Socks
The Ultimate Guide To Buying Running Socks
The Ultimate Guide To Buying Running Socks

At Runners Need, we've put together our guide on buying the ideal running socks for your run - so you can keep your feet cool, dry, comfortable, and blister-free.

How to Choose the Right Running Shoes for You
How to Choose the Right Running Shoes for You
How to Choose the Right Running Shoes for You

At Runners Need, we know there's a shoe to suit every runner, whether running high mileage, low, or medium, on the roads, trails, or tracks. That's why we're here to make it easy with our guide to finding the right running shoes.

A Beginner's Guide to Running Spikes
A Beginner's Guide to Running Spikes
A Beginner's Guide to Running Spikes

Whether you're planning to hit the tracks to boost your endurance or considering taking up cross-country running in the hills and on the trails, have you considered a pair of running spikes?

Running and music: finding your BPM
Running and music: finding your BPM
Running and music: finding your BPM

If you find running difficult or are looking to improve your pace, we may just have the thing for you! By syncing your run to music you could find yourself running faster, farther, and with more of a spring in your step.

Everything You Need To Know About Energy Gels
Everything You Need To Know About Energy Gels
Everything You Need To Know About Energy Gels

If you're training for a long-distance race, learn how energy gels can help add a boost to your stride.

The Best Gadgets To Help Improve Your Running
The Best Gadgets To Help Improve Your Running
The Best Gadgets To Help Improve Your Running

For the runners always chasing that next PB, discover the best of the best in running electronics and gadgets - all made to help your reach your goals faster.

NAKED RUNNING – TRY SOMETHING NEW
NAKED RUNNING – TRY SOMETHING NEW
NAKED RUNNING – TRY SOMETHING NEW

When was the last time you went for a ‘naked run’? It’s something someone asked me just before Christmas, and I was as surprised as you are. Of course, they didn’t mean a 5km jog in the buff, they meant when was the last time you ran without an app or tracking device. Basically, without any accountability to an app, other runners, or yourself. 

Europe's Most Popular Health Trends
Europe's Most Popular Health Trends
Europe's Most Popular Health Trends

Runners Need conducted an extensive study that delves into the top apps in every country around the world.

Top 10 Running Gear for Spring
Top 10 Running Gear for Spring
Top 10 Running Gear for Spring

From running shoes for the trails and roads to running jackets and accessories made to pound the miles – we’ve got your runs covered this spring.

 

Spring Trail Gear Guide
Spring Trail Gear Guide
Spring Trail Gear Guide

Get ready to hit the tracks and trails this season with our incredible Spring Trail Gear Guide.

When to Replace Your Running Shoes
When to Replace Your Running Shoes
When to Replace Your Running Shoes

Read our guide and understand the signs for when to replace your old running shoes...

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