Zwift Secures $120m Investment to Help Develop Running Offering

Zwift, a multiplayer online training and racing platform for cyclists and runners, today announced $120 million in funding, reflecting its commitment to both growing its new running discipline and expanding into esports. Born out of the desire to create an indoor exercise option that was effective, social and engaging, the Zwift App enables users to ride or run with friends from all over the globe, complete structured workouts, and participate in group events in several virtual environments.

So watch this space for their expansion plans and supercharged running offering!

Polaris backpack hydro vest

We Test Out Polaris Backpacks

Looking for a running backpack to store those essentials on those long winter runs? Andy Tomlinson tries out a couple of backpacks from Polaris, which are suited to running and cycling.

Richmond Runfest

Richmond RUNFEST Raises Record Amount for Charity

It’s been announced that runners at this year’s ‘ Richmond RUNFEST’ raised over £630,000 for charity. Since it started in 2013 this event has now raised over £2m for charities and local community groups.

The 2018 Richmond RUNFEST saw just under 10,000 runners taking part, including the new 5k in Old Deer Park.

Next year’s Richmond RUNFEST will continue to have the 5k, 10k and Kids’ Mile on Saturday 14th September and the Half Marathon, Full Marathon and Family Mile on Sunday 15th September.

For more information and how to enter the 2019 event, please visit

Race Hub training camps

Race Hub Launch New Training Camps

Training camps can be a great way of benefiting from expert advice and coaching, in a great location. Race Hub has just announced their first training camp.


Strava: the Year in Data

It’s that time of year again – when Strava issue their annual report, detailing lots and lots of stats for those runners who love the numbers!

inov-8 roclite graphene

Inov-8 Launches Next Graphene Product

When inov-8 launched their first products to incorporate graphene earlier this year they told us to watch this space. They’ve just announced their next product with graphene infused in the sole, the Roclite hiking boot.

361 Spire 3

361° Spire 3 Review

361 degrees might be a fairly new brand to us, but they’re steadily building up a stable of really great shoes. Matt Santo tries out a pair of their Spire 3s