in the most unpredictable ‘great British summer’.We’re on hand with some easy tips to make sure your kit works hard from head to toe, keeping you cool this summer.HeadquartersYou lose a lot of body heat through the head, which might seem like good news
GETTY IMAGESTravelling on foot might well leave behind a lighter carbon footprint than other ways of getting around. But with just a few simple tweaks to your training and racing routine it’s easy to become an even greener runner.KIT Over 1
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Whether you're shopping for a gadget freak, a nervous newbie or even just for yourself this Christmas, we've delved into Santa's sleigh to unearth the most stylish, clever and quirky running kit around.
: The RW Complete Guide to Stretching Get kitted outUse the New Year's sales as an excuse to kit yourself out in the right gear – appropriate running shoes, a technical top or two and gloves and hat for the wintery months ahead.If you're running in bog
technique. Kitted OutAlthough your usual road shoes will be fine for suburban park paths, they won’t cut it in the mud slicks that some off-road races can become. With increased traction or large studs on the sole, toe bumpers and hard-wearing fabric
through their paces. On the one-lap course you'll scale hills, dive into a ravine and wriggle under camouflage netting, all while dodging rocks and muddy puddles.Trail shoes might be a good idea, and you'll need suitable kit – the GRIM 8 is not the place
to check runners' hydration. Sip a litre of water an hour to avoid dehydration, and stock up on electrolytes with salty food and drinks.Kit BagTo avoid heavy water bottles chafing – a real irritation after miles and miles –practise with different bottles
), America, Denmark, Belgium, Norway and others worldwide. How do I join? The Club allow people who have run 50 or more marathons to join as "wannabes", although until you reach 100 you can't wear club kit. How do people manage 100 marathons? It's a
slightly less all-consuming.The Bala Middle Distance Triathlon was four weeks out from race day, and time to put it all together. Would the kit work? Had I sorted my nutrition? How fit was I? Had I over-cooked the training? There were Pirates everywhere
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