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    The New York Marathon: How to pack for a flying visit
    23 Nov 2018 / Anna Smith-James
    When Wiggle runner Anna Smith-James had a flying visit to New York to run the marathon, she needed a compact bag that would be easy to handle and fit all of her running and sight-seeing kit (and still have room to bring a few treats back to the UK!). Could the Osprey Rolling Transporter 40 be up to the job? One of my favourite things about running...
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    Why do we love the new Gore Infinium?
    21 Nov 2018
    The innovative new Gore Wear GORE R5 Women GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ Soft Lined Jacket combines stylish design and premium comfort with high-tech performance. Wiggle runner Amy Cox has been putting it to the test and shares her thoughts here. First impressions As one of the leading brands in sports fabric tech, I was super excited to put the new Gore...
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    How To Love Running In The Dark This Winter
    15 Nov 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    When the dark evenings start drawing in, it’s tempting to go into hibernation mode but with the right kit and preparation, it’s possible to keep running year-round. You might just end up loving it! We asked ASICS Frontrunners Jon Baguley , Jamie Gane and Curtis Broadhead how they’ve learned to embrace those dark evenings. Why run...
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    What happened at Wills and Connor's first OMM
    07 Nov 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The official race report claimed temperatures as low as minus twelve. There were blizzards. There was mud. The 51st edition of the OMM is done. Held on the last weekend of October to guarantee challenging weather, this is not for the faint hearted. And yet people just keep on coming back for more. This year saw 2000 participants take to the Black...
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    Here's how to delight your favourite runner this Christmas
    30 Oct 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    In recent years running has experienced a huge surge in popularity. We’re willing to bet there’s at least one or two runners on your Christmas list. A huge part of the appeal of running is the simplicity. All you really need to start is a decent pair of shoes and you’re off! But there are lots of little accessories that can make...
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    How to boost your winter running mojo
    25 Oct 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    If you live in the UK, winter can be pretty bleak. It’s probably dark when you leave for work and dark when you get home. It’s cold, it rains (a lot), the wind can chill you to the bone. So, do you hide in a gym? Or do you get a head start on your 2019 running goals and get out there? We asked ASICS Frontrunners Marcus Brown and Mel...
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    How Wiggle beat their best at the Great South Run
    24 Oct 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Now in its 28th year, the Great South Run has become a highlight in the running calendar. The ten-mile distance is a popular intermediate step between 10K and a half-marathon and the route, taking in such iconic sights as the Spinnaker Tower and HMS Victory , is mainly flat. It’s not just the route that draws 20,000 runners to the City of...
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    Running is better for the mind than relaxing
    09 Oct 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    A moderately paced 15-minute run is better for the mind than relaxing, a new study has found. While the cognitive benefits of exercise are well documented, until now there was little evidence running was of more benefit than a thorough chillax. However, new research published in the journal Acta Psychologica , compared the attention span and mood...
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    Five tips for tackling the OMM
    03 Oct 2018 / Will Pakes-Geddes
    The key to success at the OMM is planning. The organisers provide an official kit list - make sure you have the essentials well in advance. We asked Wiggle runner and OMM veteran Will Pakes-Geddes to share his pearls of wisdom on what else you need to consider. Pack light Think minimal kit. It’s only one night and creature comforts can be...
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    The Berlin Marathon
    03 Oct 2018 / Mike Daniels
    Wiggle UX Designer Mike Daniels is a seasoned half-marathon runner. When his sister was diagnosed with cancer 18 months ago, he challenged himself to run the marathon and raise money for Breast Cancer Now. He has managed to raise just over £1300 so far and is still accepting donations on his JustGiving page . After weeks of nerves and days...

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