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.

  • Finding the Perfect Running Shoe

    Running shoes should be at the top of your shopping list when you start training for a half marathon – check out our guide to finding the best option for the miles ahead...

  • Winter running kit

    Add key pieces to your winter running wardrobe to ensure you stay cosy and comfortable when the mercury plummets

  • Running kit basics

    A decent pair of running shoes and some kit basics are all you need to get going on your journey towards the Vitality Big Half Start Line...

  • How to beat the Beast from the East

    We've put together a checklist of kit essentials to make sure you're ready for the cold at The Vitality Big Half...