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We’ve closed our latest funding round – and that means more Racefully goodness for everyone!

It’s a great day for Racefully, the world’s most social running app! We’re thrilled to announce that with you, our amazing community, we’ve raised over £160,000. *Cue slow motion celebratory dancing!* 💃💃 Ahem. Celebratory dances and motivational rock ballads aside . . . With the successful close of our crowdfunding campaign, we’re already developing a whole new…

9 ways runners are just like superheroes!

As the saying goes, “If you’re losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon.” We were thinking about that line here at Racefully, and we came to the conclusion that it’s because runners are like superheroes. There is something about runners that inspires us. Perhaps it’s the jaw-dropping physical exertion or the intrepid resolve no…

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Interview: Ann Johansson

Recently, we had a chat with one of the people who inspires us, the lovely Ann Johansson. Former investment banker, founder of women’s sportswear brand BoomBoom Athletica and ultra marathon runner, we think she’s the closest thing there is to superwoman. Who better to ask for some tips and tricks on all things running, diet,…

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How sportswear is getting smarter

Most of us are so familiar with smart materials that it’s easy to forget just how brilliant they’ve been for innovation in sportswear. Smart materials are fabrics that alter their properties according to changes in the environment. You know those shirts that are marked “I never wrinkle”? Well, that’s an example of smart material in…

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Yoga for runners

The key to getting fitter and faster is to run often, but also to compliment that with accessory exercises that will be beneficial. Yoga can help runners build flexibility and strength which are both very important.   As a runner, why should I practice yoga? As well as improved flexibility and strength, yoga will help…

Review: WorkIt London bootcamp class

Last month, courtesy of Somuchmore, Racefully team member Tara attended a WorkIt morning Bootcamp class. This is what she thought:   The studio: Henry Wood House   When you head off to train at a gym in London, more often than not, you find yourself underground. WorkIt beats that stereotype by being on the second…

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Clean caramel & macadamia nut treats!

We’ve been making treats again! It’s incredible what can be done with such few ingredients and a lot of imagination. Racefully team member Tara gathered every unrefined sweet ingredient she could find in her kitchen and decided to make something yummy. The result was mouthwatering! Here is the recipe for our clean, no bake, caramel and…

Meet the Racefully team: Howard!

Meet Racefully’s Product and Operations manager, Howard! If you have any more questions for Howard, feel free to leave him a reply! Name: Howard Gray Profession: Product, Marketing – Racefully Links: @howardgray My Current Fitness Plan: Cycling to and from Racefully HQ, boxing training, yoga classes and a bit of treadmill. Top Fitness Tip: Make…

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Meet the Racefully Team: Tara!

Meet Racefully’s Marketing, Community & Events Assistant, Tara! If you have any more questions for Tara, feel free to leave us a reply. Name: Tara Margulies Profession: Marketing, Community & Events Assistant, Racefully Links: Twitter: @racefully, @TMargulies Instagram: @racefully, @qtara My Current Fitness Plan: I am an indoor cycling instructor, so teach more or less…

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Meet the Racefully team: Sarah!

This week, meet Sarah, Racefully’s AWESOME UX/UI designer! Feel free to leave us a reply if you have any more questions for Sarah.   Name: Sarah Clark Profession: UX/UI Designer My Current Fitness Plan: Try to walk at least 10km a day. Top Fitness Tip: The biggest insight I’ve had is learning how to breathe…

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