Best Places To Run In South West London
There are some fantastic places to run in southwest London just a stone’s throw away from busy, urban areas. There is an abundance of parkland that serves as a great way to escape the daily hustle and bustle, and are truly worth the minimal effort that it will take to get there. Here we explore our top three destinations for no-interruption running!
Runthrough Running Events For Everyone
At Runners Need we are delighted to be the official sports retail partner for RunThrough events and as events open up in a controlled and safe environment, we encourage all our running community to look to sign up to an event this year to continue to enjoy both the physical and mental health benefits of running.
5 Amazing Half Marathons
When you’re running a half marathon, enjoying the scenery and soaking up the atmosphere can take a back seat when you’re digging deep and pushing yourself to the limit, especially in those last few kilometres. Here are five half marathons where you definitely won’t want to miss the sights and scenery:
Valentines Day: Why Running is Our One True Love
It lifts your spirits, makes you feel good and it won't ditch you for Debbie from the club. Read on...
Autumn Races To Enter
Traditionally, there were a whole host of autumn races to enter, ranging from flat road half marathons to grueling off-road challenges. The weather was most often perfect for achieving best results.
5 Of The UKs Most Enjoyable 5K Runs
Britain has a huge variety of 5K races to enter, whatever your running ability. From raising money for charity on the road to fleeing the undead on the trails, here are five 5K runs to sign up to today:
The Top 5 Alternatives To Running A Marathon
Autumn brings with it the arrival of the eagerly anticipated Londen marathon ballot results and subsequently a lot of marathon excitement in the UK. There's no question that running a marathon is an incredible achievement and large scale events like Londen, Manchester and Brighton attract thousands of runners every year. Whether you're chasing a PB or running for charity, it's a race you'll never forget. But if taking on a road marathon doesn't appeal to you then it's hard to know where to look for something that comes close to the classic 26.2 miles. We've pulled together our top five marathon alternatives. Whether you're looking for a tough fundraising challenge or for something a little different to get excited about then look no further.
Running the 2020 London Marathon
Experience the 2020 London Marathon and how it was a very different race.
5 of The World's Craziest 2016 Marathons & Ultras
Most marathon runners do not need to prepare for extreme climates, gruelling ascents and natural predators, but for some 26.2 miles simply isn’t enough of a challenge. With the ASICS Manchester Marathon and London Marathon fast approaching, we take a look at 5 of the world’s toughest and craziest off-road marathons and ultra-run
Ultra-Trail Mont Blanc: Everything You Need to Know
For most runners, the thought of taking on a half marathon or full marathon really is the highlight of their running year. 26.2 miles is an impressive feat when you consider the hours of training you need to put in. But what if 26.2 wasn’t enough? We’ve explored the world of the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc to bring you the information you need to know about Europe’s most popular ultra-marathon.
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.