A quarter of a million people in the UK already run everyday journeys. We want to double that. It needn’t be far or fast. Just #RunSome journeys. Sign up now to get the inside track on the #RunSome campaign.
Established in 1976, Decathlon has grown into a global business, present in over 55 countries, with more than 1,500 stores worldwide. Decathlon UK opened its first store in Surrey Quays, London in 1999 and has since developed into a full omnichannel shopping experience, including 43 purpose-built stores, website and Click & Collect services. Decathlon’s mission is to encourage everybody living in the UK to be more active. The company designs and creates products that offer the best technical performance at the lowest possible price, and team-mates are always on hand - either in-store or online - to help total beginners or seasoned pros choose the right kit to get active, whatever their sport or activity.
22 Bishopsgate is a new, people-focussed workplace destination, with central themes of wellbeing, knowledge, the environment, inclusion and community. We champion active commuting; we have the largest bike park in London, accessible 24/7, alongside a range of facilities and initiatives all designed to encourage our occupiers to get active.
Co-Founders of RunSome, Runner’s World is the UK’s leading running magazine brand, with a heritage of 25 years of supporting runners to achieve their personal goals. We are at the heart of a growing community, with 11m people now actively participating in running.
Across Runner’s World platforms our mission is to inspire and guide runners of all levels - delivering the information they need to improve their running (and their lives).
Active Things is your active travel assistant. Our app helps you make more active trips on foot and by bike. Turn everyday journeys and free time into Active Things. Our goal is to help you #runsome, #walksome and #ridesome happily, safely and with ease. Enjoy our active routes and access to handy amenities like bike parking, on-demand showers and more.
Tracksmith is an independent running brand. We honor the Amateur Spirit upon which the sport was founded and champion the Running Class – the non-professional yet competitive runners dedicated to the pursuit of personal excellence. We offer well-considered and authentic products for training, racing and recovery. In everything we do, we aim to celebrate, support and add to running’s distinct culture.
Airhead is a community of people who love getting outside for their physical and mental health. We're helping people to get active in cities by protecting them from air pollution, with our unique mask. Created in collaboration with Brunel University, the mask is designed to help you move more and stay protected, comfortably. Backed by smart science, fuelled by community spirit.
Belu is a beverage brand that exists to change the way the world sees water. Powered by purpose, they provide premium British mineral water and filtration systems primarily to the UK hospitality industry, and give 100% of net profits to WaterAid to bring clean water to everyone, everywhere.
findarace.com is the UK’s most popular marketplace for mass participation events, helping millions of people every year discover and book races. A gateway to thousands of inspiring, memorable and brilliantly sweaty experiences.
The National Running Show is a home for runners, no matter how far or fast you go. We bring together inspirational speakers, the latest kit, cutting-edge technology, expert coaches, the best races and a host of tasty nutrition products all under one roof. This is the biggest community meet-up of the year and perfectly timed for runners that are training for events in the Spring. Join us at the NEC, Birmingham 27-28 February 2021 (limited offer free ticket code: RUNSOME)
Runderwear is a small brand in Dorset which makes technical performance underwear to prevent chafing. Voted the UK’s number one Underwear and Socks Brand at the UK Running Awards, Runderwear™ is well-known for designing seamless, moisture-wicking underwear that runners love. Runderwear is also the sports bra and underwear partner of England Athletics and their Sports Bras also come with their chafe-free guarantee and are available in sizes 28A to 40H.
Multi-award-winning TrainAsONE is the world's most advanced and flexible running app utilising AI, Machine Learning and Big Data to keep people of all abilities fit, healthy and injury-free, whatever their goals. Additionally, TrainAsONE works with academics and organisations to promote health and wellbeing. This includes the Home Office, NHS Foundation Trusts, The University of Bath, and the Amy Winehouse Foundation.
We believe that technology and sport, together, have the power to change lives; we believe that the start-ups that come through the doors of Sport Tech Hub can point us towards a brighter future for physical activity.
London Sport exists to make London the most physically active city in the world.
We are supported by Sport England and the Mayor of London, and work in partnership with London’s Local Authorities and a host of agencies to support less active Londoners to build physical activity habits that support their health, wellbeing and prosperity.
ukactive exists to improve the health of the nation by getting more people, more active, more often. ukactive provides services and facilitates partnerships for a broad range of organisations, all of which support our vision and have a role to play in achieving that goal.
England Athletics is the membership and development body for grassroots athletics and running clubs in England. Responsible for developing grassroots athletics and running in England through, supporting affiliated clubs to prosper, developing more and better coaches, recruiting and supporting volunteers and officials. England Athletics provides and supports competition opportunities at an international (England representative), national, area and county level.
Run 4 Wales (R4W) is a not-for-profit social enterprise and charitable trust set-up to promote, manage and deliver major sporting events. It has grown into one of the UK’s best known mass participation event organisers, driven by a desire to deliver world class events with a positive social agenda. It delivers a series of events including the Cardiff Half, the UK’s second largest half marathon.
The Midnight Runners movement was born out of the love of our city, A passion for running, a belief in bringing people together and the desire to escape the confines of the gym.
We are a global, volunteer led running community who believe that fitness should be democratic, open to everyone and most importantly it should be fun. We believe we have built the world’s greatest running communities and we would love you to join us.
Her Spirit provides personalised coaching for your Mind, Body and Fuel. Through structured behaviour change programmes and a fun, safe and supportive community women get fitter, stronger and healthier. Her Spirit connects women together online and locally
and enables them to take part in virtual and real world events, weekly challenges and experiences.
Slow Ways is a project to create a walking and running network that connects all of the UK's towns, cities and thousands of villages. Using existing footpaths, people will be able to use the Slow Ways to walk and run between neighbouring settlements or daisy-chain routes for long distance journeys. A first draft, created by 700 volunteers during lockdown has produced 7,500 Slow Ways that stretch for over 110,000km.
Official England athletics RunTogether group. The Run Fit Club Club offers free running and walking sessions for the local community, everyone and anyone is welcome.
Running and walking for better minds health #We'veGotThis
This Mum Runs is the world’s largest digital and physical running community for Mums. Our mission is to empower 1 million women to feel great about themselves by using the power of community, a pressure free ethos and a range of innovative run programmes to create a world where all women enjoy the life-changing benefits that come from being active.
Living Streets is the charity for everyday walking. Our mission is to create better streets for walking and to inspire people to walk more. Our campaigns and project work result in real change across the UK and in our 90-year history we have celebrated successes such as zebra crossings, the driving test and urban speed limits.
RED January is a nationwide movement that empowers people to get active every day during January, to ‘beat the blues away'. Since it began in 2016, over 150,000 people have kick started their year in a positive way and together the RED community has raised £2.7million for Mind. RED January is RunSome's strategic partner for January, and RunSome will champion RED Together through the year.
We are four UK journalists who test running gear for a living for the biggest websites, magazines and channels, come together to help you choose the running watches, trackers, shoes, apparel and nutrition that's right for you. If you use it to run better, faster or just to get more fun from your miles, we test it. We are The Run Testers and we test running stuff.
Mums for Lungs is a network of parents campaigning for clean air, so children can breathe safely and healthily. Founded in 2017 by Jemima Hartshorn, at the time on maternity leave, Mums for Lungs is campaigning on air pollution issues across London and the UK. Campaigns are directed at all levels of decision-makers. Mums for Lungs is particularly focussed on campaigning for School Streets and providing parents and schools with all the insight and resources needed to create a safe and non-toxic start to the day.