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Christmas Gifts for Runners - We've got you covered

Question: What do runners really want for Christmas?

Running kit of course; but do your non-running friends and family know what you would really like? Make sure you drop a few hints and point them in Up & Running's direction.

We have running gifts with a range of price tags both in store and online and our staff will be more than happy to advise. Running watches, headphones, essential runner’s socks and a brilliant Christmas bundle, all set for happy runners on Christmas morning.

What to buy for new runners  

If you’re shopping for a new runner, the chances are they just want to quietly get started and stay inconspicuous. Running can be an intimidating sport to start, but it doesn’t have to be. Whether it’s you or a friend who is just starting to run, we have put together a list of key essentials to start your running journey.

Join our ‘Not A Runner’ Challenge, to help you kick-start your 2022 resolutions. The challenge will launch in December in our newsletter, sign up now to be in from the start. 

Perfect for everyone, from a Secret Santa gift to an extra surprise under the tree, the Up & Running Christmas Runner's Bundle contains four items: a pair of Groundhog technical socks, Headhog, runners' tote bag and a Peanut Massage Ball - all for £12!

What to buy for the Winter Warrior 

There really are so many different types of runners, road runners chasing down PBs, fairweather runners, trail runners, fell runners, social runners. Whatever kind of runner you are don’t let the winter weather put you off getting out there, just make sure you’re geared up to beat the frost with these cold-busting products.

What to buy for the Gym-goer 

For those who get their endorphin kicks on the treadmill, whether in the gym or from the comfort of your home, it’s important to feel as good as you look! Combine comfort, quality and style with these gym-goer essentials: 

For the Speedsters 

For speedy runners, where every second counts, make sure your running wardrobe isn’t holding you back. Achieve your running goals, whatever they may be, with these running essentials which will help you stay as swift as our online delivery. 


Join our epic Christmas giveaway

Shop in store between 6th and 24th December and you could win one of 24 presents in our incredible Christmas giveaway.

With every purchase you will be given a Christmas bauble leaflet which gives you the chance to win some amazing prizes. There are running shoes from your favourite brands, recovery equipment from Pulseroll and Fitness Mad plus loads more must-have running gifts.

What's more, once you've entered the competition, put your bauble leaflet on the tree or the fridge and bring it back in to store in January for 20% off clothing! 

Good luck! All our winners will be notified on 4th January.


Wishing everyone a very happy festive season and successful running in 2022. 

 *All our offers and competitions are subject to t&cs which can be found here.



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