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Launch of Greater Manchester Marathon 2014

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Following last week's launch event, registration to the Greater Manchester Marathon 2014 is now open with a new confirmed date of Sunday 6th April. The launch event took place at Up & Running in Manchester with key figures present including The Mayor of Trafford Councillor Dylan Butt, Councillor Jonathan Coupe, Chief ... 

Review: Merrell GORE-TEX ConnectFit Ascend Glove

By Annie Rice on in Gear

Already a fan of Merrell, (particularly their colour schemes), I was keen to get my hands on their latest creation, the Ascend glove, a minimal trail shoe in collaboration with GORE-TEX.  So what’s special about these? They are designed to provide the most natural feeling possible whilst offering protection on the ... 

Mountain Hardwear launch running apparel line Way2Cool

By Ben Hobson on in Gear

Developed with elite athletes and tested in the Grand Canyon in the Rim2Rim2Rim challenge, Mountain Hardwear launch their first running specific running tops featuring "fabric technology that uses the wearers' sweat to activate in-built cooling agents". This fabric, that they are calling 'Cool.Q.Zero' has apparently been developed to revolutionise the ... 

Review: Wheyhey, the protein ice cream

By Annie Rice on in Gear

At last the sun has made its debut and it’s here to stay – at least for the week anyway - so frozen treats are in high demand. Unfortunately everyone’s favourite Mr Whippy has limited nutritional value so the idea of healthy ice cream sounded a little too good to ... 

Nike unveils the new Free Flyknit and the Free Hyperfeel

By Ben Hobson on in Gear

Nike has unveiled four new innovations at the company’s global headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon, including two brand new running shoes. The two new running shoes are the Nike Free Flyknit and Nike Free Hyperfeel, along with two new apparel technologies, Aeroloft and Dri-FIT Knit. The new products are designed to ... 

Weekend of running: 13th & 14th July

By Annie Rice on in Events
Your weekend of running highlights

It was a scorcher of a weekend, with temperatures topping 30 degrees, so unless you were partaking in midnight runs, racing conditions were less than ideal. But still, it was an active weekend in the running calendar so well done to all of you who got out there. We’ve picked some ... 

Nutrition clinic: Fuelling on the move

By Dr James Morton on in Health
Practice race day nutrition and achieve your goals.

Welcome to our nutrition blog by Dr James Morton, Senior Sports Nutritionist for Science in Sport (SiS), where he will be giving advice on nutrition, dispelling fuelling myths and offering his tips every month. If you have a sports nutrition question or area you'd like to see covered in the ...  ... 

DoNation: A new way to sponsor

By Annie Rice on in News
An environmentally friendly way to sponsor

Are you tired of asking for or being asked to give cash handouts in the name of sponsorship? You know it’s for a good cause but it can become a little much for the wallet. DoNation are an exciting initiative encouraging people to sponsor in the form of actions instead ... 

Review: OTE Sports

By Annie Rice on in Gear

OTE is the latest nutrition brand to hit the shelves and we were keen to sample the goods. OTE has launched with three products: the before, during and after sport essentials include:   pH neutral energy drinks Carbohydrate energy and caffeine energy gels Soya and whey protein recovery drink The concept is simple; focus ... 

Review: Bose SIE2i sport headphones

By Ben Hobson on in Gear

As a regular punter, you’re never at a loss for headphone options, as a runner however finding the right headphones can become a real chore yet these Bose SIE2i sport headphones should certainly make it on to your shortlist. The major defect with most headphones especially when running is the ... 

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