• adidas solar
    24 Mar 2020 / Damien Whinnery
    As the days get shorter and dark nights draw closer, wearing the latest reflective clothing while out running offers both comfort and safety.
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    How Matt Hooper is stepping up to the challenges ahead
    22 Mar 2020
    We caught up with Challenge ambassador Matt Hooper to find out how he is staying motivated to carry on training despite the cancellation of some of his target events. This blog was written on 19 March 2020. At the time of writing, social distancing has been advised in an effort to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). As the situation...
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    Six running books you need to read
    15 Mar 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Looking for some marathon training inspiration? Or maybe you've been forced inside by injury, illness or the weather? We've compiled a list of our favourite books about running, as recommended by our community on Facebook. Guaranteed to keep you motivated and raring to get back out there. Born to Run: The Hidden Tribe, the Ultra-Runners...
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    Challenge 2020 - Meet Matt Hooper
    13 Mar 2020
    The only person in your way is you. That's the realisation Wiggle Challenge ambassador Matt Hooper came to as he committed to changing his life. We're proud to be supporting Matt as he takes on a host of exciting run challenges this year. Here's a bit more about him.
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    Under Armour HOVR Machina can make you a better runner. Here's how.
    02 Mar 2020
    With the Nike Vapourfly sparking controversy even in the mainstream press, cutting-edge developments in running shoe tech are becoming almost as high-profile as the athletes themselves. Under Armour is a relative newcomer to the race, but they think their innovative HOVR™ Machina could give you an almost unfair advantage, whether you're...
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    Don't let pain stop you from running. Here's how.
    12 Jan 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Whether you've just started a couch to 5k or you're on your way to your first marathon, running injuries can strike at the worst time. Don't let them stop you in your tracks. HOKA ONE ONE ambassador Michelle Dillon shares what she's learned about injury prevention. Running is a great sport partly because it is so simple; you grab...
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    How running your first marathon could make you four years younger
    11 Jan 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Training and competing for your first marathon makes you four years younger, a major study has found. The research, funded by the British Heart Foundation, followed 138 first-time marathon completers and found their average ‘arterial age’ and blood pressure measurements dropped to those of people four years their junior. Speaking about...
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    Wiggle Manchester Half Marathon
    10 Nov 2019
    Amazing personal stories threaded through the crowd assembled for the fourth annual Wiggle Manchester Half Marathon last month, not least among the winners.
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    Eight reasons to try an adidas City Run
    08 Oct 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Now in its third year, adidas City Runs is an innovative series of closed road running events that take in iconic locations around London. We had a chat with Wiggle runner Kyle Cuthbertson, who ran the Shoreditch 10K this summer, and asked what makes the City Runs a must-do. It's all about location Shoreditch is famous for its diversity and...
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    8 top tips to make your first half marathon a success
    08 Oct 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Are you counting down to your first half marathon? Here’s how to make sure the day is one to remember. Plan your fueling strategy Use the days leading up to your event to lay the groundwork. Make sure you eat enough carbs and stay well hydrated. Runner’s World has some great guidance on this. When race day comes around, eat a...

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