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Running Clothing Reviews & Information

Running Baselayer Guide – Are All Baselayers the Same?

The baselayer is an incredible important first layer of clothing. In the summer it might be your only layer. On a cold day it will be your next-to-skin layer. Baselayers perform several tasks. They wick the sweat away from your skin to keep you dry and comfortable and on cold days they help to keep you warm. To do these tasks they need to be snug fitting so that they are against the skin. They also need to be made of materials that wick moisture. Feeling Cold? Your T-Shirt Is... Read More

running-jacket-buying-guide 06/10/2021

What Running Jacket Do You Need? Running Jacket Buyers Guide

As soon as the temperature drops, the wind gets up or it starts to rain, you’ll wish that you chose the correct jacket. Helping you choose the correct jacket is the sole focus of this guide! How much protection you require from your jacket will depend on the conditions you are going to be running in and whether you tend to personally ‘feel the cold’ or not. A good running jacket needs to protect you from the weather on the outside and be as breathable as possible so that you... Read More

Ronhill ShakeDry Jacket Review

When I run, I generate quite a lot of heat and tend sweat a lot. For this reason and like many runners, I find that breathable waterproof jackets don’t breathe enough for me. I get hot and the sweat runs down my arms and pours out of the sleeve of the jacket. So, I am as wet on the inside as the rain is making the jacket on the outside! This makes me uncomfortable and dehydrates me, which leads to feeling fatigued on longer runs. As a result, I tend... Read More

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How to Run a Bob Graham Round | Kim Collison’s Adventure

Record Breaking Kit for the Bob Graham Round — If you follow our blog or you are an avid fell runner then you will have seen that Kim Collison of Borrowdale Fell Runners made history on Sunday 1st December 2019. Kim lowered the Winter Bob Graham Record to 15 hours 47 minutes. A time which ranks as the 9th fastest winter or summer round. A truly remarkable achievement! For those not so into their fell running, the Bob Graham Round is a 24 hour challenge run/walk over 42 Lakeland Peaks.... Read More

27/11/2018

The Best Waterproof Running Jackets – Our Guide

Please jump to the latest jacket guide by clicking the image below. We Compare Our Best Waterproof Running Jackets — Before we start, please get a jacket designed for running and not casual use–there’s prices for everyone. Some jackets are more waterproof than others, some are warmer and some are more durable. You also have different features and the fit and amount of stretch when worn. The best running jacket is therefore different from person to person.  It will depend on factors like what your weather is most likely going to... Read More