Runners still debate what’s best – thick-soled sneakers or barefoot running shoes? Does more cushion protect your feet better? Do minimalist shoes make them stronger? I was curious, so I gave barefoot running shoes a go.Continue reading “I tried barefoot running shoes – here’s what happened”
You can only wear one pair of shoes at a time. But if you open a runner’s closet, you’re likely to find a heap of different trainers, sneakers or racing flats. So, why do runners need so many running shoes?Continue reading “Why do runners have so many running shoes?”
Are you looking for the best gifts for runners? Maybe you’re searching for a stocking-filler for a sporty loved one? Or perhaps you need a Secret Santa present for the athlete in your workplace? The following running-related gift ideas are sure to raise a smile – or even a heart-rate. Continue reading “Gifts for Runners: 9 Present Ideas for the Runner in Your Life”
When race day arrives, you’ll have loads on your mind. Nerves will be high and you’ll likely be bleary-eyed due to an early start. Save yourself extra stress by having your race day essentials ready.
Running is attractive to a lot of people because it’s free and can be done almost anytime, anywhere. There are no monthly subscription fees or costly memberships, and no opening hours or classes. All you have to do is lace up and get out. However, first you will need to purchase a few basic essentials.