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.
Running shoe buyer's guide
Check out our essential guide to finding the best footwear option for the miles ahead...
Virgin Money London Marathon Official New Balance Kit
Visit the New Balance website and explore the official Virgin Money London Marathon clothing and footwear range
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.
Gadgets to Boost Your Training
The basics of monitoring your training using a range of sports products, according to what level you're at.