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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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    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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    Counting down to the OMM
    03 Oct 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    It's the weekend that the clocks go back. The leaves have fallen and there's no denying that winter is on its way. The perfect time to spend a weekend on a self-supported orienteering race in the Black Mountains of Wales then. Once again, Wiggle runners will be joining the 2000 hardy adventurers on the annual Original Mountain Marathon (...
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    Ragnar Rocks - Team Wiggle runs 170 (ish) miles
    02 Oct 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Maidstone to Dover to Brighton. 170 (ish) miles along the breathtakingly beautiful South East coast of England. An epic journey but imagine running it. Break it up into a relay and share the workload in a team of ten and suddenly what seems impossible becomes achievable. That's the Ragnar Relay . This year, event partners Reebok invited Wiggle...

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