You’ve paired up with the perfect running shoes, you’ve got the kit – now all that’s left to do is take your upcoming summer parkruns to the next level with the right active essentials. Gear up with these budget-friendly accessories that’ll ensure your next workouts are anything but run of the mill.
It’s in the bag
From ultra-compact running waistbelts to pack-it-all backpacks, MRP Sport’s got just the bag for your next trail, road or parkrun route. Keep all those summer essentials – like sunnies and sunscreen – nearby.
And if it’s just your phone you’re packing, the Maxed arm pouch should do it.
Think beyond your go-to, everyday bottle, and team up with new faves like the big 1-litre bottle for extra-large thirsts, the ergonomically shaped running bottle, or the mist and sip bottle – its pop-up closure lets you take a sip, while its spray function cools you down with a refreshing spritz.
Take a towel
Keep all your small essentials nearby when you’re on the move with the cool, compact and handy zip-up pocket gym towel. The best part? These sweat-soakers are made with locally-produced cotton. This contributes to the 2600+ jobs that have already been created or retained in the local cotton farming industry.
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