Eddie Izzard Runs for Hope

The Run For Hope challenge will see Eddie attempt to run 31 marathons followed by performing 31 stand-up shows, in 31 days – to raise money to give to charities that Make Humanity Great. Designed for runners of all abilities this challenge will enable you to reach your personal fitness goal this year

Zwift Partners With Athlete Ally For Pride Month

Zwift, the global online training platform, has today announced for the second year a partnership with Athlete Ally to celebrate Pride Month on Zwift. As part of Zwift’s Ride with Reason charity initiative, Zwift will be donating $25,000 to Athlete Ally.

24 New Zwift Workouts & Improved Meetup Functionality

Zwift, the global online training platform, has released 24 new workouts. 16 new run workouts and 8 cycle workouts are being introduced into the game as stand-alone workouts. Ongoing improvements to the game continue with MeetUps with better functionality – invite up to 100 people, more world choices and meet-up only view.

Move For Movember With Zwift

Zwift has launched ‘Move for Movember’, pledging a $25,000 donation IF cyclists and runners log enough runs and rides

Join Zwift for Global Running Day

The first Wednesday in June is dubbed Global Running Day and this year you can celebrate it with Zwift, who are trying to stage the world’s largest ever global run.

On June 4th at 10.30am (UK time) you can hop on your treadmill and join other like-minded runners from all around the world. Every hour from 10.30am there will be a 5k and 10k option (you can even join a bit late if you don’t make the start). By taking part you can even unlock the Zwift Global Running Day running top!

Find out more HERE

Join Zwift CEO Eric Min on Birthday Run

If you’re a fan of Zwift there’s an exciting opportunity for you tomorrow – you can join a run round London led by Zwift CEO Eric Min.

At 10am on Thursday 30th May you can join Zwift runners from all around the world to run 5.2 miles on the famous London course to celebrate the man that made it all possible. There will also be the chance to interact with Eric throughout the run via the app’s in-game chat function.

Having founded the app in 2014, Min has seen his creation reach over 1 million runners and riders in just five years with group runs now one of the most popular offerings on the app.

Find out more about Zwift

 

Zwift Treadmill Sessions To Make You Faster!

Whether you love or hate it there are certain things that the treadmill are really good for and one of those things is interval training! Zwift has four treadmill workouts to get you started.

How to Keep the Treadmill Interesting

Some runners really embrace the treadmill and Tim Grose is certainly one of those runners – he’s logged over 1600km on his and he’s even built a cabin to house it in his garden! These are his tips for keeping it interesting when you’re on the belt!

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!

Zwift Launch Own Footpod At Great Price

Zwift for runners is really taking off, but there’s always been a slight barrier in that you needed to spend a fair bit on a footpod to use it. Until now. Zwift has just launched their own Zwift footpod, priced at $29.99.

The Zwift footpod:

  • Measures and broadcasts speed and distance back to Zwift
  • Calibrates in Zwift and always ready to go
  • Includes a standard CR2032 battery that’s easy to replace
  • Weighs just 13g
Zwift footpod
The new Zwift footpod

Read about how to get started with Zwift HERE

Read about Zwift flexible training plans and run-only routes.

 

Zwift Launches New Run Only Routes in NYC!

Hot on the heels of the news that Zwift was launching dedicated run only routes comes the even better news that they have launched run only and running and cycling routes in New York City!