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Neil Featherby: A warning – listen to what your body tells you

The correct footwear is essential for runners Picture: PA I know I touched on this a couple of weeks ago in my column, but this week I feel that I really must once again visit the subject of all those many people who have taken up running since lockdown. It's an important weekend for Norfolk…
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Neil Featherby: ‘New’ runners means new injuries

New runners must take care or they will end up with injuries Picture: DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP Having recently set up a new email advice line at Sportlink to help advise customers on potential footwear purchases from our new online website service, I think it is fair to say I opened the floodgates. It is obviously not…
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Neil Featherby: Meet the man who makes running suit his needs

Dave Thomas training on St James Hill on Mousehold Heath Picture: Dave Thomas Every Monday morning whilst out on my morning run, it is always a case of me wondering about who or what I should write about for my next column. I always try to mix it up between current running stories and what…
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Neil Featherby: How Norfolk Harriers became a force to be reckoned with

Picture: The Norfolk Harriers prior to last year's Run Norwich 10k Picture: Stu Barnard This week’s column is going to feature another good friend of mine and well respected runner, Steve Jones - or should I say former Police Chief Inspector Steve Jones, also turned race director? Prior to this year's National Police Cross Country…
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Running and Me – Pete Johnson

Last month I told you about photography and me. My other great passion is my running. I haven’t always been jogging, I used to be better! This all started back in the mid 80’s. We were living in Stanford le hope, Essex. My neighbours across the road started training for a local fun run. I…
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Neil Featherby: A trip down memory lane with the London Marathon

Runners set off at the start of the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon, in Hyde Park, last year Picture: PA I make no apologies for drifting off back down memory lane again this week, especially as what should have been the UK’s biggest road race the London Marathon was due to be taking place this…
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How They Are Keeping Fit – Mark Armstrong

STAYING FIT AND HEALTHY We’ve asked our reps, our team and a selection of our friends how they are keeping fit at this time. We're also posting tips, advice and extracts from fitness publications about the importance of keeping fit.   This Morning - The EDP and Run Anglia's Mark Armstrong on how he is…
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How They Are Keeping Fit – Robert Cheverton

  Lowestoft Road Runner and very well respected athlete, Robert Cheverton on how he is keeping fit and motivated during this time… Desperate times often call for desperate measures. This leads me to do something I’ve never done before and that’s write an article about running (still something my family proofed before I could even…
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We’re delighted to say our Taverham Superstore is once again open to the public

We are still also offering a Click & Collect service for Online and Telephone orders - please call 01603 868606 to book a time slot. Free Royal Mail 2nd Class Signed for delivery, Next Day delivery (£8.95) and 1st Class Signed for delivery (£5.00) can also be selected.  Please also note that Gait Analysis is also available upon an appointment in-store whilst virtual gait analysis appointments are also available upon request by emailing sales@sportlink.co.uk or calling 01603 868606.  Gift Vouchers unfortunately are not redeemable online but can be used by calling the shop on 01603 868606. For any advice feel free to contact the shop via phone, email sales@sportlink.co.uk or through our social media.  PLEASE NOTE due to new government regulations we are no longer able to accept returned shoes that have been worn outside (even for a gentle mile). Online sales can be returned providing they have not been worn for use other than just having been tried on indoors. In terms of clothing, all we ask is that the item is in its original unworn and unwashed condition with any packaging or tags. This does not include trying the item on, but just as long on as you don't stain with makeup or deodorant, etc. Please note that any refunds via Royal Mail post or home deliveries will be subject to a £5.00 restocking fee. This does not apply to click and collect orders. Here at Sportlink the well-being of our customers, our suppliers and our staff is our absolute priority, and you can be assured that health and safety is of the utmost importance to our company. For delivery and returns information during this time visit our delivery details page. Please read our Covid-19 Safety Policy before continuing.