Running shoes discount at Runners Need
Let’s run together
We’ve partnered with the experts at Runners Need to bring up to 50% off a pair of running shoes for our members, helping to make the most of every step with quality kit to keep active.
Whether you’re aiming for 5k, 10k, or just OK, starting out or training for a marathon, Runners Need is the place to go for the best running brands and advice from passionate and friendly in-store experts. Since 1982, they’ve been kitting out and inspiring runners across the UK, with nearly 40 stores all offering your favourite sportswear brands, plus free expert gait analysis and fitting to help you find the perfect fit for every run. They want to share their passion and experience with you to help you achieve your fitness goals with friendly, personal service you can trust.
You can shop in one of their stores across the UK and receive free expert gait analysis and fitting or discover more choice online at runnersneed.com. Choose from a great range of the best brands and receive up to 50% off a pair of running shoes each year with your Vitality membership.
Included on all VitalityHealth and VitalityLife plans. Available on VitalityInvest Retirement Plans in drawdown with Vitality Plus for an additional monthly fee.*
What is gait analysis?
Gait analysis is essentially a method for assessing the way in which you walk and run using a treadmill, camera, and a laptop. The experts at Runners Need will provide a free gait analysis to help choose the best shoes for our members.
Visit the Runners Need website for a video explanation by one of their in-store experts.
Frequently asked questions
Can I get discount on any other items I purchase from Runners Need?
How do I get my discounted running shoes?
Visit any Runners Need store and take along your Vitality membership number plus one other form of ID (like a credit or debit card). Alternatively you can buy your shoes online at runnersneed.com. When you come to pay, choose the ‘I am a Vitality Member’ option from the bottom of the screen and enter your Vitality membership number in the Vitality Customer Number box and press Apply. You’ll get an on-screen notification to confirm your discount has been applied. You’ll also see a revised price in the order summary box.
If I don’t buy a pair of discounted running shoes this plan year, will I be able to buy two discounted pairs next plan year?
What happens if I buy more than one pair of running shoes at the same time?
*Runners Need is included as part of all VitalityHealth and VitalityLife plans. You can add Vitality Plus to your VitalityInvest Retirement Plan in drawdown for an additional fee of £3.80 per month. Vitality Plus is not available on other VitalityInvest plans. Vitality Essentials members are only eligible to receive 25% discount off one pair of sports shoes at Runners Need per plan year.
Details correct as of January 2019. Terms and conditions apply at member.vitality.co.uk.