EXPERT ADVICE & INSPIRATION
How to Buy the Right Running Watch for You
You want to start tracking your miles but with so many running watches out there it's difficult to know which one to choose. Here is everything you need to know about running watches and how to choose the best one for you.
How to Maintain a Healthy Immune System
Asics Frontrunner Renee McGregor discusses how to maintain a healthy immunse system during the lockdown.
Running Pack Buying Guide
Run the Wild guides Karin and Simon break down everything you need to know about running backpacks and vests before you buy
Trail Running Kit Care Guide
Run the Wild guide and kit care guru Chris gives his tips for keeping your trail running kit in good condition and making them last longer.
Take Part in Cancer Research UK's 2021 Race for Life Series and Help Beat Cancer
At Runners Need we love to run. That's why we're proud to support Cancer Research UK in calling upon the public to pull on their trainers, wear pink and take part in Race for Life 2021 to help raise money for reearch into all 200 types of cancer.
Gear To Keep You Running Through Winter
With temperatures dropping, On Run Crew UK member Stephen Adjaidoo gave us the low down for his favourite gear to protect you from the elements and keep you running through winter.
Tapering your training
Learn more about why tapering your training before a race is essential to your performance.
Why I Love Trail Running
Run the Wild's Mark Hadaway explains why he loves trail running and why you will love it too.
Running Shoes Care Guide
Buying a new pair of running shoes is a great feeling, but it’s not often long until they become muddy, dirty, and worn-in; whether that’s from the hard impact of road running or the unpredictable terrain of trail running. As much as this can’t be helped to a great extent, there are ways in which we can reduce the impact of damage so that they last as long as possible. Investing in a good quality pair of runners and making sure they stay in tip-top condition for as long as possible is not only better for your wallet, but the environment too.
Top 5 tips to get you motivated to run this winter
During winter it can be tough to get outside and get motivated for even the most dedicated of runners, so we asked Simon James for his top tips to get you motivated for the winter run.
Yoga For Runners
Yogarise instructor Chloe Faulkner demonstrates yoga exercises for runners of all abilities, bringing our store series online.
The Benefits of Trail Running
When most people start running, they start running on the roads or maybe in non-pandemic times on a treadmill. Running is a great form of exercise, it lowers our levels of stress, increases our sense of well-being and we all know how good being active is for our physical health. However, if you want to elevate your sense of freedom and well-being then you really need to try trail running!
Top 5 Shoes for Spring 2021
Runners Need team member Igor breaks down the 2021 shoes that you need to know about. Featuring the very latest innovations in running technology from some of the world's biggest brands, you don't need 20/20 vision to see that these are must-haves for runners of all abilities.
The Most Common Running Injuries and How to Avoid Them
Even the most experienced runners can be halted by a running injury. If you find yourself in pain, check out the tips below to prevent, treat, and recover from the most common running injuries. We teamed up with Pure Sports strength and conditioning coach James Phillips to explain how you canreduce your risk of injury and optimise your performance, whether you’re training for a 5k or a marathon.