Decathlon Scavenger Hunt

What happens when you throw 9 bloggers into Decathlon’s Surrey Quays store for a scavenger hunt? The best fun in town to be had on a Wednesday night and an introduction to more sports than I ever thought possible.     I love Decathlon. It’s a great store and I’ve bought many gems over the years, including my fantastic trail running skirt. I also took part in the Belfast edition of their popular run series, which is a FREE, organised, timed race held at various Decathlon stores – they are keen to involve their local… View Post

How to turn shopping into a workout

Post in collaboration with Bluewater Shopping Centre I enjoy going shopping sometimes and I tried to get away with using it as an excuse for Janathon earlier in the month. It was a flippant comment, but when you stop to think about it, you can get a decent workout when you go round the shops. My local shopping centre is Bluewater in Greenhithe, Kent. Bluewater is enormous, it boasts over 300 shops and 50 restaurants, occupying over 154,000 m2 set over two levels. It’s the fourth largest shopping centre in the UK and and the sixth… View Post

Competition – Aldi Running Gear – On Sale April 3…

I love a good bargain and Aldi supermarkets are launching their range of running gear which goes on sale April 3rd – yes, that’s tomorrow! Bright, cheerful and functional, the range is also very competitively priced with jackets available for just £15.99, shorts for £5.99 and trousers for £9.99, amongst many other items. A fantastic range of accessories will also be available, including Bluetooth Headphones for just £29.99. Aldi kindly sent me some items to review, including this rather stylish running gilet, available for £12.99. I love the colour purple and it really is a… View Post

Juneathon Day 2 – SOLE Dual Layer Performance Socks …

Going for a run after a night in the pub with Jog Blog is always tough, alas 1) it is Juneathon and 2) I have a pair of socks to review. The nice people from Sole sent me a pair of their Dual Layer Performance Socks for Blister Prevention to try out. Phew, that’s a bit of a mouthful! Anyway, this is what they have to say: The right socks can make all the difference to both comfort and performance when exercising and playing sport.  SOLE Dual Layer are hard to beat. The double layer… View Post