Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct is the UK’s biggest games merchandise retailer, working around 950 stores overall with 600 in the UK. Established in 1982, Sports Direct has developed into a multi-retailer organization that possesses everything from retail chains House of Fraser and Flannels to preppy design brand Jack Wills and PC game retailer Game. It likewise claims sports brands like Karrimor, Kangol, Slazenger and Lonsdale. Sports Direct has laid out itself an objective to change the business into the “Selfridges of game”, growing new age stores to grandstand the best items and further develop client experience. The retailer is likewise presently going through a store justification program in the UK, shutting down more modest stores and migrating to bigger leaders, which will see the complete number of stores decline yet selling space increment. In November 2019, Sports Direct declared it will rebrand to Frasers Group.
As spring turns to summer, it’s the ideal time to refresh the contents of your kitbag. Luckily Sports Direct has some fantastic deals on offer for running kit, from shoes to hats and everything in between. Here are our picks on offer for the best deals for runners at Sports Direct.
- 1 Solar Boost 19 Ladies Running Shoes
- 2 X Lite Reflect Arm Band
- 3 Running Arm Sleeve Mens
- 4 Short Sleeve Running Top Ladies
- 5 ThreadBorn Run Crew Cap Mens
- 6 Core Running T Shirt Ladies
- 7 Mens Running Adizero Heat.Rdy T-Shirt
- 8 Fujitrabuco Lyte Trail Running Shoes Mens
- 9 Swoosh Half-Zip Running Top Womens
- 10 Tech Knit Long Sleeve T Shirt Mens
- 11 Race Short Sleeve T Shirt Mens
- 12 Sat Shorts Ladies
- 13 Long Sleeve Active Top
- 14 Race Seamless T Shirt Mens
- 15 Cool Race Cap
- 16 Road Quarter Mens Socks
- 17 Road 5inch Shorts Mens
- 18 Rush Compression Shorts Mens
- 19 Heat Tights – Ladies
- 20 Advantage Tights – Ladies
- 21 Vaygo Mens Running Shoes
- 22 GT Xpress Mens Running Shoes
Solar Boost 19 Ladies Running Shoes
Was £139.99, now £98.00
We reviewed these when they first came out and found them a very competent shoe across all distances but suit those longer runs. They prize stability and control above all, the unique upper coupled with guide rails around the shoe offer runners a very reassuring ride.
X Lite Reflect Arm Band
Was £19.99, now £9.99
If you need to carry your phone, then this arm band does the job as well as any others and the reflective detailing adds an extra degree of security if running at night.
Running Arm Sleeve Mens
Was £32.99, now £15.50
You won’t be hard to spot in these Nike sleeves. Ideal for colder starts when paired with a t-shirt or for race day with a singlet, they might be bright but they’re comfortable too, with a stretch fit and flat lock seams.
Short Sleeve Running Top Ladies
Was £21.99, now £8.99
A valuable addition to your running wardrobe, this top is guaranteed to keep you dry and fresh thanks to New Balance’s NBdry technology. Its athletic shape will rest lightly on your body as you work out, allowing you to focus on the run.
ThreadBorn Run Crew Cap Mens
Was £29.99, now £15.00
This cap will keep your head cool on those longer summer runs, with its lightweight build and adjustable strap ensures you don’t sacrifice comfort. At £15.00 this is a must buy as breezy spring makes way for summer heat.
Core Running T Shirt Ladies
Was £18.99, now £9.99
Add a splash of colour to your morning with this top from Asics – it’s lightweight build means you can also pick up some serious distance while you’re at it. It’s also available in black or blue for those who favour an understated look.
Mens Running Adizero Heat.Rdy T-Shirt
Was £37.99, now £27.00
Always overheating on scorching summer race days? This bright coral red number might be the top for you. The thin fabric is airy and light, while ventilation on the back will keep you cool as you pound the pavement.
Fujitrabuco Lyte Trail Running Shoes Mens
Was £114.99, now £57.00
Heavy duty trail support and everyday running are in harmony here. The mesh upper keeps the shoe well ventilated, while the grippy outsole means you’re unlikely to lose your balance on uneven terrain.
Swoosh Half-Zip Running Top Womens
Was £36.99, now £13.50
Try this Nike top for a little extra protection from the cold. The stand collar features an adjustable half-zip while the extra long sleeves include thumbholes. Fans of the swoosh won’t be disappointed, with a large icon detailed on the chest and several smaller ones on the sleeves.
Tech Knit Long Sleeve T Shirt Mens
Was £54.99, now £21.00
Nike’s DriFit technology comes in handy here to keep your skin cool and dry while the styling will set you apart from those around you.
Race Short Sleeve T Shirt Mens
Was £29.99, now £15.00
Get your hands on a simple sleek look with this men’s top from Asics. Coming in black with a silver block design, additional features like flat lock seams and mesh panelling will keep you cool and focused. Simple it might be, but it will get the job done.
Sat Shorts Ladies
Was £34.99, now £17.99
Another pair of classic shorts from Adidas. Lightweight and free of possible chafing hot spots, these are definitely one for the summer laps around the park.
Long Sleeve Active Top
Was £64.99, now £24.50
This long sleeve top will keep you warm on colder evening runs. Available in dark grey or pink, the tight crew collar will keep in all the heat you need to smash your fitness goals. All in all the look is pretty snug.
Race Seamless T Shirt Mens
Was £44.99, now £22.00
This top’s seamless design is crafted to prevent unhelpful friction. In terms of colour it’s fifty shades of grey, with a ribbed texture across the chest and additional reflective details for running in the dark.
Cool Race Cap
Was £13.99, now £6.99
This race cap from Karrimor offers choices for both men and women who want some protection from the sun on race days. Ventilation is the name of the game here, with mesh panels and a microfibre sweatband to keep your head cool and dry.
Road Quarter Mens Socks
Was £13.00, now £6.50/£4.50
Coming in white and black, these socks are great value. Cushioned sole, mesh knit, anti-blister technology – what’s not to like?
Road 5inch Shorts Mens
Was £34.99, now £12.50
Keep it simple with these Asics shorts. They’re comfortable and light, so you’ll be flying down the road in no time.
Rush Compression Shorts Mens
Was £44.99, now £21.00
These shorts are designed for those days when you might need extra support. The mesh fabric ensures they’re nicely ventilated as well as compressive, giving your legs a hug but making you too hot.
Heat Tights – Ladies
Was 74.99, now £28.50
The polyknit fabric and NB HEAT technology in these tights wicks away sweat with ease. They also feel nice and snug at the hip and thigh, keeping you comfortable enough to allow for a full range of motion of your runs.
Advantage Tights – Ladies
Was £109.00, now £55.00
If you’re preparing for a summer of long races, these tights will do the trick – flat lock seams and moisture wicking fabric mean these are perfect for the more intense training sessions.
Vaygo Mens Running Shoes
Was £109.99, now £32.99
These New Balance shoes are pretty uneventful, but that’s what makes them so good. Reassuringly simple, they’re perfect for a beginner who doesn’t want to invest too much and although the aesthetic won’t turn heads on your next parkrun, they’re comfortable, well ventilated and sturdy enough to weather the heavier runs.
GT Xpress Mens Running Shoes
Was £119.99, now £48.00
There’s only a few sizes left, but the GT-Xpress shoes from Asics represent very good value indeed. With a finely tuned mesh upper and Asics’ trademark Gel cushioning in the heel, they’re ideal for beginner runners getting ready to up their mileage.