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Discover the world of Active Root, our customer and athletes. Here in the Discovery Hub we share stories, articles and guides to support runners, cyclists and triathletes.

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1000 Miles January - Vic Owens

1000 Miles January - Vic Owens

Vic Owens, aka The Happy Runner only started running in 2016, but has quickly become a prolific ultra runner, taking on challenges so tough that no one else would dream...

1000 Miles January - Vic Owens

Vic Owens, aka The Happy Runner only started running in 2016, but has quickly become a prolific ultra runner, taking on challenges so tough that no one else would dream...

Marathon Spotlight - Kyle Greig

Marathon Spotlight - Kyle Greig

Kyle has represented GB at running at a World Championships. He is a multiple national champion, was 3rd at the British 100km championships and consistently finishes in the top 5...

Marathon Spotlight - Kyle Greig

Kyle has represented GB at running at a World Championships. He is a multiple national champion, was 3rd at the British 100km championships and consistently finishes in the top 5...

The Cuillin Ridge Traverse - Will Townsend

The Cuillin Ridge Traverse - Will Townsend

Active Root co-Founder Will Townsend took on the challenge of climbing the Cuillin Rudge in June 2021. A spectacular but terrifying 2 day trip with an overnight, the Ridge isn't...

The Cuillin Ridge Traverse - Will Townsend

Active Root co-Founder Will Townsend took on the challenge of climbing the Cuillin Rudge in June 2021. A spectacular but terrifying 2 day trip with an overnight, the Ridge isn't...

The Basics of Barefoot Running - Laura Briggs

The Basics of Barefoot Running - Laura Briggs

Active Root Ambassador Laura Briggs is a prolific Ultra Runner, the Running Mayor of Somerset, and can always be found out on the trails barefoot! In this blog Laura gives...

The Basics of Barefoot Running - Laura Briggs

Active Root Ambassador Laura Briggs is a prolific Ultra Runner, the Running Mayor of Somerset, and can always be found out on the trails barefoot! In this blog Laura gives...

Gary Thwaites Marathon Training Blog

For me, the first part of training is respecting the physical and mental toll from past challenges. Completing a marathon is hard, pushing for a goal time is harder and...

Gary Thwaites Marathon Training Blog

For me, the first part of training is respecting the physical and mental toll from past challenges. Completing a marathon is hard, pushing for a goal time is harder and...

Triathlon Nutrition Advice From Coach Ali Brown of ABC Coaching

Triathlon Nutrition Advice From Coach Ali Brown...

I see nutrition as a full time thing to practice and not just in the lead up to a race. It deserves a lot more respect than most people give...

Triathlon Nutrition Advice From Coach Ali Brown...

I see nutrition as a full time thing to practice and not just in the lead up to a race. It deserves a lot more respect than most people give...