The UK's largest range of trail running footwear, a huge range of backpacks and premium jackets, accessories and other gadgets and gear. From Adidas, Asics, Camelbak, Inov-8, Montane, Nike, OMM, Ronhill, Salomon, Smartwool, The North Face to name a few.

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    There is free postage available on orders to the UK mainland totaling £75 or more before shipping charges are applied. For orders totaling less than £75, a charge of £3.99 will be applied. Premium shipping is available for £5.99 for all orders to the UK mainland.
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    Free UK Returns

    We won't get ratty if you want to return items. We want this to be as simple as possible! When you receive your item, you have up to 14 days to change your mind and send it back to us.
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  • The North Face At Rat Race

    The North Face designs and delivers an extensive line of high performance outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear. We push the boundaries of innovation with our technically advanced products - so that our consumers and athletes can push the boundaries of exploration.

    Salomon At Rat Race

    A leading sports brand, Salomon has been innovatively designing and producing clothing and footwear for over half a century. Some of Salomon's most impressive products are designed specifically for trail. These are at the forefront of the Salomon range and are a favourite with many of our trail event participants.

    I made my purchase through because of the returns policy. I knew that if the shoes didn't fit I could easily send them back for a replacement or refund. - Neil B, Manchester, United Kingdom
    04-02-2016 at 16:08 5 Stars

    Montane At Rat Race

    Montane has become synonymous with lightweight and breathable clothing, famous for its Featherlite and Extreme Smocks. The functionality of garments does not stop at clothing design. Fabric technology is critical. Over 10 years ago Montane was one of the first clothing brands in the world to recognise the true genius of eVent fabric. For over 18 years Montane has worked closely with serious mountain professionals working in hostile conditions across the globe as a proving ground for garment design.

    Inov-8 at Rat Race

    Inov-8 believe in natural running. This means letting nothing alter the natural biomechanics of the foot and body. Natural running relies on the strength of the runner's feet and legs rather than the cushioning or support of a shoe. Inov-8's products are designed to give runners the confidence and freedom to run hard through any environment and over any obstacle. One of trail and off-road's leading brands, and with a pedigree in functional fitness Inov-8's arsenal is formidable to say the least. See our full range by clicking "view more" to your right.

    The OMM At Rat Race

    Founded in 1968, The OMM (Original Mountain Marathon) was the originator of the 2 day mountain marathon type event. All equipment including food and overnight kit must be carried, and the competitor must navigate their own route. OMM clothing and equipment has been designed specifically to complete this marathon and utilises decades of experience hosting the event to create only the best quality and most durable products. That's why we stock them!

    Welcome to Rat Race

    Our aim is to provide not just the best kit, but the right kit & equipment affordably. We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service: Free Delivery is available on all mainland UK orders over £65, free returns are standard on all domestic orders & international shipping is available – see our Delivery & Returns pages for more information.

    We pride ourselves on stocking only the best quality in sportswear and outdoor brands, including: AsicsCamelbak, Inov-8, Montane, Nike, OMM, Salomon, Skins, Smartwool and The North Face.

    Rat Race also brings you the UK’s largest selection of adventure events, including the world’s biggest obstacle course, the UK’s toughest triathlon and the UK’s largest Ultramarathon.

    Why Rat Race?