26 Nov

Get Knitted

Mizuno Waveknit R2

In a world where looks are everything and with the trend for athleisurewear showing no signs of abating – a pair of knitted upper trainers are guaranteed to draw admiring glances from runners and fashionistas alike! And now Mizuno has joined the knitting party with the Waveknit R2.

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26 Nov

Final countdown to Santa Dash

BTR Liverpool's Santa Dash

There’s just under a week left to secure your place at the UK’s largest festive run, the BTR Liverpool Santa Dash. If you are unable to make it to Merseyside this Sunday (2 December) but are keen to get into the festive spirit, organisers have extended entries to allow interested runners to take part virtually. 

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21 Nov

Preston perfect spot for PBs

Start of the Preston 10 Mile Road Race

The popular Preston 10 lived up to its reputation as being one of the fastest 10 mile events in the country with a series of top times recorded on Sunday (18 November). Such was the high level of quality on show, 31 men dipped under 60 minutes, with 15 female runners posting sub 70 min performances. 

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19 Nov

A runner's Christmas wish

Mizuno performance range

What's top of the list on all runners' Christmas wish lists? A PB of course! And while Santa Claus may not be able to rustle one of those up per se, he can help you give it your best shot with a brand spanking new pair of racing shoes. We may have our go-to shoes for slogging out the miles but it is perhaps fair to say many runners don't know where to start when it comes to choosing a pair of shoes for speed.

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16 Nov

36 years & counting for Essar Four Villages Half

Essar Four Villages Half Marathon

For 36 years now Helsby Running Club has welcomed runners to the quiet Cheshire lanes for the community-organised Essar Four Villages Half Marathon. The 2019 staging, scheduled for Sunday 20 January, is expected to draw in a field of around 2000 runners, for what organisers promise offers “big race atmosphere but small enough to still have space to run after the initial scramble across the line!”

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