News - 1st November 2017

Time to celebrate the early morning run!

early morning run by river ©Sarah Watkins 900x416

It’s that time of year where the clocks have changed and it’s dark before we’ve even finished work… making it hard to find the time or the inclination to get out there for a run. Fear not, lovely runners! Evening runs may be less appealing, but morning runs have just got a whole lot better! We now have an extra hour of light in the mornings and we’re sure you’ll agree with us here at Intersport that there’s nothing better than starting the day with a run – before the rest of the world wakes up and before daily routine gets under way. A boost of endorphins before breakkie? Yes please!


Of course, early morning is not the warmest time of day and it’s wise to dress properly if you’re going out as the sun rises. Pop down to your local Intersport (find your nearest store here) and we’ll help to kit you out in suitable layers to keep your body at the right temperature, no matter what the weather’s doing. 


A few extra tips that might help the early morning workout include: getting your kit out ready the night before; going to bed a little earlier; having a small snack beforehand like a banana; starting out slowly to wake up your muscles, and remembering to warm down afterwards. 


This weekend will be the first parkrun on winter time and we hope you enjoy the benefits of the lighter mornings! Whenever and wherever you run, don’t forget that we’re always on hand at Intersport with plenty of running advice, from tips about running through to gait analysis and finding your perfect shoe. 


Remember that you can claim 10% off at Intersport as part of our ongoing parkrun partnership price #PPP*. Simply show your parkrun barcode (#DFYB!) to claim 10% off running products in store at Intersport.


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See you at your next parkrun!


*PPP valid at all participating Intersport stores; see our website for details. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion.

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