The A-Z of Marathon Training

Spring marathon training can very quickly take over your life. Once the plan is stuck to the fridge, and the routine has been established we find that the first thought of every day is not “what have I got to do today at work?” but rather “how many miles am I running today?” To keep […]

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How I learned to stop worrying and love the run…

In the space of a few months in 2016 I ran my best ever race times. A 10k, a marathon and (for me) a far quicker parkrun that I’d ever run before all came within three months of each other and I felt at the top of my game.  I felt like I’d turned a […]

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Top 10 Spring Marathon Tips

Spring marathons are on the horizon and fast approaching. In the UK some of the bigger ones include London, Brighton and Manchester whilst further afield you have the likes of Boston and Paris. Hundreds of thousands of runners will take on the magical 26.2 mile distance, aiming for completion or to beat PB’s. Tom completed […]

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Kate Running

No, I wouldn’t say that I was a runner…

‘A person that runs; especially in a specified way’… There it is the Google definition of running… If Google says it then that’s the truth surely? Do I run…? Yes, I think I do. Google definition for ‘run’: ‘move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all the feet on the […]

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Christmas Post

Last shipping before Christmas!

It’s that time of the year when we start to gear up for Christmas celebrations, letting our hair down at work’s Christmas party, eating one too many mince pies and wrapping up warm for our training runs, longing for the light evenings to return. However… don’t forget to order your Christmas presents in plenty of […]

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Welcome to the Warm Up

Welcome to The Warm Up

Hello and welcome to The Warm Up! We’re a new running start up, dedicated to bringing you quality running gifts and products. Started by a group of running friends, our aim has always been to bring you the running merchandise that you can’t find elsewhere. We’ve spent a long time designing, testing, sampling and creating […]

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