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  Date Posted: 4 May 2022

May the force of strong mothers be with us. Today you'll meet Nicole and Olivia, follow the link below to learn about their journeys as single mums and the challenges that come with it.  Read more...

  Date Posted: 2 May 2022

We continue to shine a light on the wonderful women out there who raise children and find the time, energy and passion to participate in sport and exercise. Today, you'll meet Christine and Cass. Read more...

  Date Posted: 30 April 2022

This Mother's Day, we're doing a series of blogs which shine the light on the wonderful women out there who raise children and somehow find the time, energy and passion to participate in sport and exercise. Today, you'll meet Jalna and Carly. Read more...

  Date Posted: 16 February 2022

GU Energy Gels are some of the most popular sports gels we stock. Customers sometimes ask for flavour recommendations or are hesitant to try new flavours, so we're taste tested every single GU Energy Gel flavour that we stock. You're welcome ;) Read more...

  Date Posted: 7 February 2022

Keen to give your significant other a gift for Valentine's Day, but unsure what exactly to get? We're here to help with gift ideas for athletes and adventurers!  Read more...

  Date Posted: 28 January 2022

Wildfire stocks dozens of shoe brands. Why should you consider Newton Running shoes? Danny discusses Newton's unique technology and the main models.  Read more...

  Date Posted: 27 January 2022

Wahoo's wearable heart rate monitors (TICKRs) track your real-time heart rate and calories burned while you exercise, so you can measure how your body is responding to exercise and optimise your efficiency.  Read more...

  Date Posted: 13 January 2022

Vibram FiveFinger shoes are great for your body and your fitness, but they do require a transition period to allow your feet to strengthen. We explain exactly how to safely transition to minimalist five-toed shoes.  Read more...

  Date Posted: 10 January 2022

Why should you try Vibram FiveFinger shoes? What are their health benefits, and how do they make your feet stronger? Danny explains why these funky five-toed shoes are so popular.  Read more...

  Date Posted: 18 November 2021

Aftershokz sports headphones use bone conduction technology to transmit quality sound through your cheekbones to your inner ear, keeping your ears free for situational awareness like traffic hazards or in-person conversations. Read our reviews!  Read more...

  Date Posted: 5 August 2021

The On Cloudstratus is designed for any distance, featuring double CloudTec® layers for next-level cushioning on the road. This season, the all-new Cloudstratus has been completely redesigned, catering to every desire you could have for a performance running shoe.  Read more...

  Date Posted: 23 July 2021

Overpronation, supination...you've probably heard these terms thrown around in the running community. What do they mean and what should you do about it?  Read more...

  Date Posted: 22 July 2021

Gaiters: armour for your legs. What classifies as a gaiter, when should you wear them, and how do you choose which ones to buy? We break it down for you in this simple guide.  Read more...

  Date Posted: 1 July 2021

Every year, Wildfire Sports & Trek sponsors various races, events, charities and, in exceptional circumstances, athletes.  Read more...