Runners

Lets talk about ‘Live running’

Running together, in different places, at the same time. How on earth does that work? Racefully is the only app that will keep you connected throughout every run.   Let’s set the scene. So your friend tagged you in a post on Facebook about this cool new app called Racefully, you’ve downloaded it, connected with…

Let’s run the world together

For nearly two years now, we’ve kept quiet about what we’re building because we’ve been super-busy building it. But we’re ready to start sharing everything we love about our sparkly new app with you. Which is appropriate – because Racefully is all about sharing. From the moment we launch in January 2016, Racefully will redefine…

Row of legs in leggings

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…

Running technique – get more air time

There are many much-discussed variables that affect running performance but one technique that’s often overlooked is ground contact time. In other words, the amount of time your foot stays in contact with the ground on every stride.   When doing gait analysis (you know, when you get on a treadmill in a running shop and…

yoga for runners

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…

Runners running a race

A personal best is a team effort

Last weekend I ran the Abington 10k, a race that raises money for a primary school near my home in Cambridge. The year before, it was the first 10k I ran after moving back to England from Boston, USA. It was also the end of my first week working full-time as the co-founder of Racefully.…

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