Five Ways to Boost Your Fitness on a Budget


With the London Marathon just around the corner, it's the perfect time to lace up your running shoes and hit the pavement. Whether you're a newbie or a seasoned runner, here are some wallet-friendly ways to get your running game on point.

Couch to 5K

If you're unsure where to start, the NHS Couch to 5K program is a fantastic option. This nine-week program includes three runs per week and even offers a free downloadable podcast and app to guide you along the way.

Park Run

Join the free 5K Parkrun event, where you can walk, jog, or sprint your way to the finish line. With 1,250 locations across the UK, there's bound to be one near you. Just register at and get moving every Saturday morning.

Nike Run Club

Download the Nike Run Club app for free and access a range of features to enhance your running experience. From training plans to mindful runs guided by mental health experts, this app has it all to help you improve your distance and pace.


After a tough run, treat yourself to some recovery essentials from Deliveroo and Boots' marathon recovery hub. From bath salts to protein bars, these products will help you bounce back. Plus, don't miss out on the £10 vouchers available with a minimum spend at participating Boots stores.


As a marathon participant, you can score some freebies too! Bill's restaurant is offering a complimentary burger and drink to runners and volunteers. Additionally, you can enjoy a free online yoga recovery class by sending a picture of yourself at the finish line to [email protected].

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