As you'll have worked out by now, embarking on a marathon training journey requires dedication, perseverance, and the right gear to support you every step of the way. As you lace up your running shoes and hit the pavement, don't overlook the importance of equipping yourself with the proper accessories, including gloves!

While gloves might not be the first item that comes to mind when you think of marathon training gear, they play a crucial role in ensuring your hands remain comfortable and protected during long runs. In colder climates, gloves provide insulation to keep your hands warm and prevent discomfort or numbness caused by exposure to chilly temperatures and when it's raining, they can help keep your hands warm and dry! Additionally, gloves can offer grip and support, helping you maintain a secure hold on water bottles, energy gels, or other essentials during your runs. Furthermore, gloves can serve as a barrier between your skin and rough surfaces, reducing the risk of blisters and abrasions, especially during longer training sessions.

When selecting gloves for marathon training, consider factors such as material, fit, and features to ensure they meet your specific needs. Look for gloves made from breathable, moisture-wicking fabrics that help regulate temperature and keep sweat at bay, ensuring your hands stay dry and comfortable throughout your run. Opt for a snug yet flexible fit that allows for natural movement and dexterity without restricting circulation. Additionally, consider features such as touchscreen compatibility, reflective accents for visibility in low-light conditions, and reinforced grip zones for added control and stability.

At eGLOVE, we have runners at 4 of the spring Marathons, - Brighton, Manchester, London, and Edinburgh, so we understand the importance of high-quality gloves in supporting your marathon training journey. That's why we offer a range of award winning gloves specifically designed for runners, combining technical performance with innovative features to enhance your comfort and performance on the road. Our thermal and waterproof gloves are ideal for winter and spring training, providing protection against the elements without sacrificing breathability or flexibility. With touchscreen-friendly designs, stylish aesthetics, and crucially high levels of reflective and hi-viz material, our gloves are suitable for both training runs and race day, helping you stay focused and confident as you strive to reach your marathon goals.

So, in these last few weeks, as your mileage rises then tapers and you prepare to tackle your next marathon, don't overlook the significance of investing in the right gear, including gloves. By choosing gloves that offer insulation, grip, and protection, you can ensure your hands remain comfortable and functional throughout your training regimen, enabling you to focus on achieving your performance goals. At eGLOVE, we're dedicated to providing runners with top-quality gear that enhances their training experience and helps them conquer their marathon aspirations. So gear up, hit the road, and let nothing stand in the way of your marathon success.

Oh, and all our running glove collection is currently on sale. Don't hang about though, they're already out of stock in some colour / size options!

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picture of very colourful running gloves in many colour options