EXPERT ADVICE & INSPIRATION



Expert Advice

How to Maintain a Healthy Immune System
How to Maintain a Healthy Immune System
How to Maintain a Healthy Immune System

Asics Frontrunner Renee McGregor discusses how to maintain a healthy immunse system during the lockdown.

Trail Running Kit Care Guide
Trail Running Kit Care Guide
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
Take Part in Cancer Research UK's 2021 Race for Life Series and Help Beat Cancer
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.

Tapering your training
Tapering your training
Tapering your training

Learn more about why tapering your training before a race is essential to your performance.

Why I Love Trail Running
Why I Love Trail Running
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
Running Shoes Care Guide
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
Top 5 tips to get you motivated to run this winter
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
Yoga For Runners
Yoga For Runners

Yogarise instructor Chloe Faulkner demonstrates yoga exercises for runners of all abilities, bringing our store series online.

Top 5 Shoes for Spring 2021
Top 5 Shoes for Spring 2021
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.

Best Cities In The USA For Runners
Best Cities In The USA For Runners
Best Cities In The USA For Runners

This interactive tool allows you to easily rank and compare which US cities are the best for running in! The tool aims to reveal the best cities from New York to Nebraska and from Hawaii to Alaska.  

Give every run a reason
Give every run a reason
Give every run a reason

Yet here I am. A runner. An average, everyday plodder of the pavements, escape-from-the-world...

The Rise of Running Around the UK
The Rise of Running Around the UK
The Rise of Running Around the UK

Running has seen a profound increase in popularity over the past couple of years. Everyone knows someone who has invested in a new pair of running shoes or bought some extra gear to run in...

Sport Accessibility Index
Sport Accessibility Index
Sport Accessibility Index
Top 8 Shoes for 2020
Top 8 Shoes for 2020
Top 8 Shoes for 2020

Discover the Runners Need team's top picks for footwear in 2020. 

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