We all have different feet. We have different running styles and use different shoes in different places. This leads to infinitely complicated results when each person in turn purchases a shoe to run in and finds they get something very different than the last person got with theirs. One thing that all shoes have in common is THEY WEAR OUT. No matter where we take them, how frequently we run, or whether we wear them all day every day instead of saving them for special occasions, they will in time end up a shadow of their former self. Factors … Continue reading
Title: Desert Runners: 1000km Across the World’s Most Treacherous Terrain. Run time: 99mins. Director: Jennifer Steinman. Imagine you’ve been dropped off in the middle of one of the largest, driest deserts in the World. Over the next six days you will have to run, jog, walk or crawl 155 miles through the incessant heat (up to 120 degrees), across soft sand and hard-packed gravel, over sand dunes multiple stories high and down razor-sharp rocky cliffs. You must do this carrying everything you need to survive — clothes, food, sunscreen, emergency medical supplies, sleeping bag — in a 20-pound pack … Continue reading
Since the day the store opened we have the kettle on the go for, well anyone whom happens to visit the store. It has become a thing we do, in fact to us it is more than that, it’s a sociable thing to do. It is also something that has come to define us. In addition ‘Cake Days’, are now firmly established, along with a tea or fresh made coffee. It has become the norm, if not more than that. A tradition. Customers have become running friends and now head to the store’s kitchen to make tea for all and … Continue reading
It is very rare that all the Accelerate supported runners are ever in the same place. We all have different training schedules and racing goals. Stu Walker and I also pack in a lot of bike training as well as running. With each of us having so much going on, it was quite something when the stars aligned and we were all able to make a training retreat weekend back in November. As well as taking the time to catch up with each other and enjoy good food and a few too many drinks, the weekend was an opportunity to … Continue reading
Accelerate UK: Sheffield and the Peak's Largest dedicated Running Store Road Running, Fell and Trail, along with Adventure Racing are all covered in store. A wide choice of product is backed up with an unprecedented level of experience and running knowledge. At Accelerate we love our running, we would suggest it shows.