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Hot Hands Instant Hand Warmers. 6 Pairs
Hot Hands Instant Hand Warmers. 6 Pairs
Offered by Chemist Counter Direct
Price: £6.40

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 24 Feb. 2016
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Great for keeping your hands warm on a long winter run.


Trigger Point Performance Grid 1.0 Foam Roller - Orange
Trigger Point Performance Grid 1.0 Foam Roller - Orange
Price: £30.44

5.0 out of 5 stars I would highly recommend it., 24 Sept. 2015
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This foam roller immediately started to ease a lower back problem caused by running. I would highly recommend it.


Keep on Running: The Highs and Lows of a Marathon Addict
Keep on Running: The Highs and Lows of a Marathon Addict
by Phil Hewitt
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Gold Medal-Winning Performance!, 18 Jan. 2015
This is a real page-turner for runners and non-runners alike.
It's miles better than 'Born to Run' or 'Why We Run'.
I've done 41 marathons so far, and I can identify with Mr Hewitt's frank comments about the event.
His book flows seamlessly from chapter to chapter, with a lot of humour and a great deal of refreshing honesty.
Mid-pack runners like myself will love it, but it should also appeal to those who watch marathons on TV or line the streets to encourage relatives or friends taking part in their latest 26.2 mile odyssey.
Who do marathoners keep coming back for more? Read this book and find out.
Keep on running, Phil. You deserve a gold medal for this one!


Wimbledon: Official 2013 Gentlemen's Final - Novak Djokovic vs Andy Murray - Double DVD: The Complete Final [DVD]
Wimbledon: Official 2013 Gentlemen's Final - Novak Djokovic vs Andy Murray - Double DVD: The Complete Final [DVD]
Price: £5.99

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Needs re-editing, 23 Aug. 2013
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The match is fantastic, but I've given this DVD only three stars because it is spoiled to some extent by a clumsy edit just as Andy Murray wins the title.
The edit was obviously done in a hurry - unfortunately, at an iconic moment in British sporting history.


Prometheus [DVD] [2012]
Prometheus [DVD] [2012]
Dvd ~ Noomi Rapace
Offered by A ENTERTAINMENT
Price: £2.79

10 of 13 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing, 29 April 2013
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This review is from: Prometheus [DVD] [2012] (DVD)
Despite some poor reviews, I had high hopes for this film, but I'm afraid director Ridley Scott comes nowhere near the high quality of his own 'Alien' or James Cameron's 'Aliens'.
No amount of expensive special effects can make up for a story that just isn't strong enough.
I'm flabbergasted by the glittering five star review from 'The Sun' published on the DVD's back cover. Dare I suggest that their reviewer doesn't get out enough?
It's worth watching, but don't expect too much.
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Why We Run
Why We Run
by Robin Harvie
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.48

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Deeply disappointing, 17 Jan. 2013
This review is from: Why We Run (Paperback)
This is probably the most frustrating, disappointing book I've ever read.
I very much doubt that those who wrote the glowing reviews on the covers actually trudged their way through the entire, self-indulgent, wayward tome.
Their over-the-top comments surely breach the Trades Descriptions Act!
The tragedy is that there is actually a great book in there somewhere, but it is lost among miles of quotes from other authors inserted into almost every one of the 288 pages.
At least 88 of those pages should have been cut out.
I thought this was about the Spartathlon, but running in the event gets only a few pages - and we are not even told who won the race Mr Harvie took part in.
Like Christopher McDougall's vastly over-written 'Born to Run', this book just doesn't know where to stop.
Harvie and McDougall could both learn a lot by reading Adharanand Finn's absorbing, well-paced 'Running With the Kenyans'. That was a page-turner you wanted to keep on going and going!


Timex T5K495SU Timex Ironman 50 Lap Gents Watch Quartz Digital Black Dial Black Resin Strap
Timex T5K495SU Timex Ironman 50 Lap Gents Watch Quartz Digital Black Dial Black Resin Strap

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Timex Ironman 50 lap gents watch, 3 Nov. 2012
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This is a first-class, reliable, reasonably priced running watch.
It is very easy to use and the big numbers are useful for someone like myself who normally wears glasses, but not while running.
I bought it because the strap holder snapped on my previous Ironman.
And, on the Ironman before that, the actual strap broke.
Let's hope I have better luck with the strap this time, but I have no worries about the watch itself.


The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon)
The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon)
by Dan Brown
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.19

3.0 out of 5 stars The Lost Symbol, 20 Jan. 2011
Disappointing after Brown's previous crackers. It drags through the first 200 pages, livens up considerably and then limps through the final 64 pages.
We never discover how the CIA obtained the crucial video, and was it really so shocking anyway?
Editing a couple of hundred pages of padding would transform it.


Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner
Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner
by Dean Karnazes
Edition: Paperback
Price: £11.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 'Ultramarathon Man' by Dean Karnazes, 4 July 2009
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An enthralling, fascinating and often amusing insight into the world of ultra distance running by a guy who just keeps on going, and going and going! A must read for all distance runners.


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