Training

Gear

Running is popular because it’s simple. All you really need to get started is a pair of running shoes, some kit that doesn’t chafe and a sports bra if you’re a woman. But just because you don’t need tons of kit, doesn’t mean there isn’t load of gear out there to tempt you.

Check out the features below for everything you need to know about go-faster gear, from how to choose your perfect running shoe to the best gadgets to boost your training.

  • Best foot forward
    Stay comfortable and avoid injuries with the right footwear for your needs.
  • Find your perfect running shoe
    The most important bit of kit you need to run on the roads are your shoes.
  • Essential Kit
    the British weather is as unpredictable as England’s football team so you need to be prepared for all eventualities, and that includes your kit.
  • Sporty Sunglasses
    Sunglasses are an essential piece of running kit, not just a fashion accessory. Find out how to keep your eyes protected.
  • Gadgets to Boost Your Training
    Official Timing Sponsor Timex take us through the basics of monitoring your training using a range of sports products, according to what level you're at.
  • Heart Rate Monitors
    Find out about heart rate monitors and how they can be used as part of your training for the Virgin Money London Marathon.
  • official Virgin Money London Marathon 2015 adidas boost footwear collection
    Find out about heart rate monitors and how they can be used as part of your training for the Virgin Money London Marathon.
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