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Beginners Running Checklist

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A beginners checklist for budding running bugs 

Have you been inspired by the warming weather and talk to the London Marathon? Running is one of the easiest and most cost effective ways of keeping fit, and in this blog we’ve compiled a checklist of some of the kit you might need to get the most out of your runs.

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Mountain Marathon Kit Review

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GO Outdoors store managers hit the mountains, marathon style.

Two store managers recently competed in the Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon, Simon (Manchester) and John (Wigan) took part in the event which requires you to navigate over a course in the Lake District  for a weekend.  They finished 60th out of 110 in their class and have reviewed some of the kit that they used:

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How to start running

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Looking for tips on how to start running? We take a look at the basics.

June 5th marked National Running Day in the U.S which left us feeling a little down, as there isn’t a UK alternative to encourage the nation into their running shoes. Out on the roads and trails, you’ve probably noticed that the Olympics had a pretty big impact on how many people run in this country, but what is the best way to get started?

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Keep On ‘Ronning’…

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‘Ronning’ of course refers to a man who still wows us here at GO Outdoors, running every single day- well into his 70’s. It is, of course, Ron Hill MBE.

Ronhill was started by Ron, as was Hilly. Ron was born in 1938 and has a variety of achievements, many of which are listed on his website.

In his 70's and still running every single day!

Here are a few.

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