RUNNERS Need in Southampton has launched a new challenge where participents could earn 20 per cent off a new running kit.

For those who find their motivation lagging now that shops, pubs and restaurants have reopened Runners Need in Southampton has partnered with New Balance to bring the Run For You challenge on Strava.

The challenge starts on May 10 to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week and will reward runners for completing 20 minutes of running on three separate days until May 16.

Those who complete the challenge will then receive a code to use online or at Runners Need in Southampton for 20% off full priced New Balance running kit.

Steve Paterson, People Development and Product Trainer at Runners Need, said: “We all know a run changes your day – but it also has the power to change your life. That is why we are encouraging people to take on this challenge and take these positive steps to unlocking the benefits it brings to mental and physical health.”