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NAKED RUNNING – TRY SOMETHING NEW IN 2021
NAKED RUNNING – TRY SOMETHING NEW IN 2021
NAKED RUNNING – TRY SOMETHING NEW IN 2021

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.

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 fabric for your run.

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...

The Top Social UK Running Cities
The Top Social UK Running Cities
The Top Social UK Running Cities

We've sprinted through the data to reveal the best and the not-so-great UK cities for running with company.

How Good Is Your Town To Run In?
How Good Is Your Town To Run In?
How Good Is Your Town To Run In?

A Runners Need study considers the climate, running paths and running routes of UK towns and cities to find the best places for beginner and advanced runners.

2023 Sports Careers Index
2023 Sports Careers Index
2023 Sports Careers Index

A Runners Need study considers the 2023 sports industry jobs market and ranks the different career options by their average salary, number of job opportunities and market growth rate.

Top Five Summer Running Routes
Top Five Summer Running Routes
Top Five Summer Running Routes

As the weather begins to warm up and the flowers start to bloom, it’s clear why spring is the favourite season to run for many in the UK. 

Together We Protect
Together We Protect
Together We Protect

We spoke with store manager, Claire Sebburn and store expert, Matt Withey, on the importance of conserving our environment and how they can help you shop more consciously in-store. 

Running Together For Mental Health
Running Together For Mental Health
Running Together For Mental Health

On top of improving your physical health, running can do amazing things for our mental well-being too. And when we run together, those benefits begin to snowball.  

Meet Tash Acres: Founder Of Earth Runs
Meet Tash Acres: Founder Of Earth Runs
Meet Tash Acres: Founder Of Earth Runs

Meet Tash Acres, the founder of Earth Runs - a virtual race that allows runners to contribute to planting trees for miles they cover. 

2023 Sportswear Trends
2023 Sportswear Trends
2023 Sportswear Trends

A Runners Need study analyses five years of data to map UK sportswear trends.

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