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Get ready to hit the tracks and trails this season with our incredible Spring Trail Gear Guide. Featuring fresh new releases, the latest trail running shoes, mud-proof clothing, and all the latest spring running accessories - find everything you need this spring at Runners Need.

Trail Running Shoes

Trail shoes are arguably the most essential piece of your running arsenal when tackling off-road tracks and trails, that's why we stock a large collection of men's trail running shoes and women's running shoes. Fitted with larger lugs on the shoe's base for enhanced grip when running in slippery conditions such as rain or snow, trail running shoes are supremely versatile for running on mud, rock, grass, and trails. 


Different trail running shoes have varying lengths of lugs depending on the terrain you're running on. Typically, trail shoes come fitted with a more durable sole to protect the foot from sharp rocks and uneven ground. These shoes generally have a tighter heel cup to stop the foot from slipping when descending or ascending steep ground. Some trail shoes also come in waterproof versions, particularly helpful when running through wet or muddy terrain.

Trail Running Clothing

Your running clothing is a vital consideration whilst out on the trails due to the varying nature of the weather, the length of the run, and, at times, arduous terrain. Weather conditions can be changeable, particularly in spring, and it's always better to be prepared than to get stuck without adequate clothing on an isolated trail. That's why at Runners Need, we stock a large selection of men's trail running gear and women's trail running gear.


Warm clothing is a must for cooler April mornings, and sun-protective clothing is essential during the May and June transition into summer. Ensure you pack a lightweight waterproof running jacket in case of April showers, and a running cap is fantastic for keeping the sun's rays and raindrops out of your eyes. For this reason, we recommend wearing as many lightweight layering pieces as possible with a running pack or running vest - to easily add and take away items while required.

Trail Running Accessories

There is a wide range of accessories suited to trail running, from running backpacks for storing your additional running layers to GPS watches capable of mapping the route ahead. With an enormous range of the latest running sunglasses, running lights and head torchesrunning caps, running headbands, running headphones, and more - get geared up with all you need for the trails and tracks this season with Runners Need.


It's vital whilst trail running to wear some technical running socks. These will reduce rubbing and blister risk whilst providing additional support to the foot and grip on the sole. A backpack or hydration vest is handy for the trails to store extra layers, snacks, gels, and a water bottle. A GPS watch tracks your pace and heart rate with more advanced models able to plot out the route ahead and check your location whilst running in case of emergency. A Buff is supremely versatile, able to shield your neck from the cold, UV rays, and even insects! 

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