£35.99 https://getabearhug.com Runners can be a hard crowd to win over. Give them a carbon plated shoe and tell them it will shave seconds off their 10K personal best and they’ll bite your hand off; tell them that passive stretching after work outs will improve recovery and the response will be a trifle more sceptical.
Credit: Stephane Salerno Discover the magnificent mountains of Andorra with the Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord Five races with different distances and elevation gain; great and magnificent mountains; all kind of terrains; more than 11 years of history; runners from more than 70 countries; maximum effort and solidarity. This is the Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord, which
OCR legend turned Trail Running champ Jonathan (Jon) Albon is not a household name and yet, in running circles, there are very few who haven’t heard of him. This year saw him crowned World Trail Champion to add to his exploits in recent years that have included Skyrunning World Champion, Spartan Race world champion and
Around 100,000 people in the UK have MS. Today multiple sclerosis is relentless, painful and exhausting. But tomorrow we believe we can change that. Your fundraising will help power our new research. Together we can stop MS. We’ve got charity places Last year our MS Superstars raised over £1,000,000 by getting their running shoes on.
New Balance 890 v7 £110 Some shoes just scream out ’run fast in me’: the NB 890v7 is one such shoe. This new version of NB’s popular 890 is lighter and faster than ever before, thanks to some serious tweaks that have been incorprated without comprising the shoe’s integrity. For starters, NB has used an
We spoke to Williams ahead of his epic attempt On 25th May 2019, Saucony ambassador and ultra-runner James Williams will start an attempt to break a world record, running from the bottom of the UK to the top ’ Land’s End to John o’Groats. In this test of human endurance, he’ll need to run around
Here Ben McNamara, Theragun’s UK lead shares his top tips on how you can use percussive therapy to fast track your way to faster times So first of all, what is percussive therapy? Percussive therapy combines the science of frequency, torque, and amplitude to provide deep muscle relief, reducing tension, alleviating pain and enhancing overall fitness, health
The Crane Running Sock packs a lot in to a £2.99 price tag £2.99 (available in Aldi from October 27th) As a diehard Blackadder fan, I’m often reminded of the words of wisdom of the dullard Prince George (played by a young Hugh Laurie) when he tells his conniving butler Edmund Blackadder: “You know, Blackadder,
Since 2009, in Andorra during the month of July and under the full moon light, more than 3,000 runners from 70 countries have taken part in one of the five races of the Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord. It’s an epic event and one that allows you to discover a country full of mountains and exceptional
Arko Højholt reports from the Inferno Half Marathon There’s a certain smell in the air. Part mountain scent, part minty massage gel, and part well-worn running shoes. Perhaps a hint of natural nervousness as well. It’s an hour before race start and the runners are mingling in the registration area at the Jungfrau campsite in
If you’re planning on running an ultra-marathon this summer ’ whether in the mountains or in the UK ’ then ski touring is a popular choice for winter training. Kilian Jornet uses extensive ski touring to build his endurance base during the off-season and trail runners have increasingly taken to this great form of cross
Buying a treadmill to use at home can be daunting when there’s so much choice. So here are five questions you should ask yourself to make sure you choose the right treadmill for you… How much space do you have?Treadmills aren’t small, so first of all make sure you have the room to use one safely
Nordgreen Philosopher watch£164 (Use code MENSRUNNING for 15% off) It’s a fact: runners are obsessed with time. From the moment you start to consider yourself a ’runner’, your journey is measured in time. The less time you take for a run, the better you are getting. And so the love affair that runners have with
Hoka One One ultrarunner Jim Walmsley has broken the unofficial 50-mile World Record, clocking a time of 4:50:08. At an average of 5.48 per mile, that’s a mightily impressive (near) two marathons back-to-back in 2hrs 32mins. Competing as part of the HOKA Project Carbon X race in Sacramento, California, Walmsley sped across the fast and