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Ultimate Guide to Cleaning and Maintaining Walking Boots

Walking boots are a significant investment for outdoor enthusiasts. Choosing the right pair involves considering factors such as material, design, and specific features like waterproofing ...
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Choosing the Right Lightweight Jacket for Your Outdoor Adventures

When venturing into the outdoors, whether for a brisk morning walk or a mountain trek, having the right lightweight jacket can make all the difference. ...
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Discover the UK’s Most Scenic Family Bike Trails

As summer approaches, it’s the perfect moment to embrace the outdoors with a picturesque cycle through some of the UK's most stunning landscapes. Whether you're ...
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What to Pack for a Stress-Free Festival Weekend

Heading to a festival soon? Navigating the packing process can often feel like a puzzling endeavour. Whether it’s your first music festival or you’re a ...
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Exploring the Thrill of Wild Camping

Despite the growing number of traditional campsites in the UK, surpassing 3,000 in total, wild camping continues to attract those seeking a more intimate connection ...
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Discover the Mental Health Benefits of Walking This May

May is National Walking Month, a time when we celebrate the simple, enjoyable, and accessible form of exercise that walking is. Not only does walking ...
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Mastering the Art of Packing a Rucksack for Any Trip

Embarking on a new journey, whether it's a city excursion, an extended hike, or a backpacking adventure, begins with selecting the right rucksack. But once ...
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Discover the Delights of Wild Swimming

Wild swimming is the act of swimming in natural bodies of water such as lakes, rivers, and even beneath waterfalls, rather than in a controlled ...
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How to Pick the Perfect Rucksack Size for Your Hiking Needs

Picking the ideal rucksack is essential for an enjoyable hiking experience. It's all about finding a balance between carrying all your essential gear and avoiding ...
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The Hiker’s Guide to Breaking in New Boots

For avid hikers, finding the right pair of boots is crucial for enjoying the great outdoors. But even the best boots need to be broken ...
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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Right Sleeping Bag

When you're packing for a camping trip, a sleeping bag is a must-have on your checklist. With the right sleeping bag tailored to your needs, ...
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Beginner’s Blueprint for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (DofE) provides young people a unique opportunity for personal and professional growth. Championed by lifelong advocate and leading DofE expedition ...
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Ensuring Your Dog’s Wellbeing on Hikes

Taking your dog on a hike can be a wonderful experience, as they can be just as enthusiastic and energetic as humans. It not only ...
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Essential Tech Gear for the Modern Camper

Camping, once seen as a way to disconnect from the world, has undergone a significant transformation due to the influence of technology. Gone are the ...
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How to Choose the Perfect Tent for Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Starting a camping trip begins with choosing the perfect tent, which will serve as your temporary home in the great outdoors. With a wide range ...
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How to Re-Waterproof Your Jacket

The British weather is renowned for its unpredictability, making a waterproof jacket an indispensable ally for outdoor enthusiasts. However, even the best waterproof jackets can ...
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Essential Packing Guide for First-Time Campers

Camping provides a wonderful opportunity to immerse oneself in nature and enjoy a blend of excitement, tranquillity, and a touch of mystery. Being well prepared ...
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Understanding the Leave No Trace Principles

The preservation of the natural world is facing mounting challenges due to human activity, making the 'Leave No Trace' philosophy more important than ever before. ...
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Discovering Britain’s Heritage with the National Trust

The National Trust is the guardian of some of the UK's most enchanting historic houses, gardens, and natural landscapes. These protected sites offer a glimpse ...
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Exploring the Heart of Britain Through the National Trust

The National Trust, an organisation focused on conservation in the UK, is committed to protecting and preserving historical sites and natural marvels. Visiting these sites ...
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Identifying and Caring for Blisters and Hotspots

A beautiful day, a scenic trail, and good company can make for a perfect walk or hike. However, the sudden appearance of a blister or ...
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Essential Lacing Techniques for Walking Boots

Properly fastening your walking boots may appear to be a simple task but executing it correctly can greatly impact your hiking journey. Employing the appropriate ...
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Top Tips for Hiking with Kids

Going on a walking adventure with your kids can be an excellent method to familiarise them with the wonders of nature, promote physical activity, and ...
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Why a Waterproof Coat is a Rambler’s Best Friend

A waterproof jacket is top priority when preparing for outdoor adventures. Regardless of whether you are a casual walker or an experienced rambler, understanding the ...

Garstang Colour Dash 2019

Members of the Run Charlie Team took part in the Garstang Colour Dash in aid of St Johns Hospice. On a fantastic Sunday in May ...

Lego Wear at Run Charlie

Run Charlie are pleased to have been chosen as an official stockist of the Lego Wear clothing range. All the fun vibrant colours of the Lego ...

Kids Ski Wear

Now that the cold weather is here why not wrap them up warm in one of these stylish yet practical childrens outdoor jackets or coats. ...

Girls Swimwear

Run Charlie offers you a fantastic range of girls swimwear from Zoggs, including girl's swimsuits, tankini two pieces and sun protection wear too. All the ...

New Jackets!

Now that the cold weather is here why not wrap them up warm in one of these stylish yet practical childrens outdoor jackets or coats. ...
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