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Runners Need

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1 pair of running shoes

Your clients could save up to

50%

Each plan year*

Running shoes discount at Runners Need

We’ve partnered with the experts at Runners Need to bring your clients up to 50%* off a pair of running shoes and 15% off full priced items, excluding electronics, helping them make the most of every step with quality kit to keep active.

Whether your clients are 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 clients’ favourite sportswear brands, plus free expert gait analysis and fitting to help them find the perfect fit for every run. They want to share their passion and experience with your clients to help them achieve their fitness goals with friendly, personal service your clients can trust.

They 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 and 15% off full priced items, excluding electronics, with their Vitality membership.

Your clients can get 50% off a pair of running shoes with Runners Need if they have:
  • A VitalityHealth Personal Healthcare plan
  • A VitalityHealth Business Healthcare plan, excluding members with Vitality at Work
  • A VitalityHealth Corporate Healthcare plan or trust scheme administered by VitalityHealth
  • A VitalityLife plan that includes Optimiser with an additional monthly fee for Vitality Plus, currently £4.75 per month, per adult, with a minimum monthly premium of £45 on single plans and £60 on joint plans. 
    The Vitality Plus fee is subject to change. To find out about these charges please read our reward terms and conditions.
Your clients can get 25% off a pair of running shoes with Runners Need if they have:
  • A VitalityInvest plan.
  • A VitalityLife plan with Vitality Select - included as standard on all life insurance plans.
  • A Vitality at Work plan.

Frequently asked questions

Here are a few questions you may ask

How does my client get my discounted running shoes?

Your client can visit any Runners Need store and take along their Vitality membership number plus one other form of ID (like a credit or debit card). Alternatively they can buy their shoes online at runnersneed.com. When they come to pay, they must choose the ‘I am a Vitality Member’ option from the bottom of the screen and enter their Vitality membership number in the Vitality Customer Number box and press Apply. They’ll get an on-screen notification to confirm their discount has been applied. They’ll also see a revised price in the order summary box.

Can my client get a discount on any other items they purchase from Runners Need?

Yes, your clients can get 15% off on selected full priced items, excluding electronics, there’s no limit to how often they can use this discount. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or sale items; which includes not being able to use it in conjunction with the up to 50% Vitality discount on a pair of sports shoes that members already receive.

The discount can only be used on Runners Need items and not at Snow and Rock, Cycle Surgery or related stores.

If my client doesn't buy discounted sports shoes this plan year, can they buy two pairs next plan year?

No, any unused discount will not be carried over to their next plan year.

What happens if my client buys more than one pair of sports shoes at the same time?

If they purchase more than one pair of sports shoes for themselves, the discount will automatically be applied to the more expensive pair.

Important information

The discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or sale items.

VitalityHealth:
Your clients can get 50% off a pair of running shoes with Runners Need if they have; a VitalityHealth Personal Healthcare plan; a VitalityHealth Business Healthcare plan, excluding members with Vitality at Work or; a VitalityHealth Corporate Healthcare plan or trust scheme administered by VitalityHealth. They can also get 15% discount on any full priced items, excluding electronics, and must be used separately to the discount on one pair of sports shoes per plan year. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or sale items.

Your clients can get 25% off a pair of running shoes with Runners Need if they have Vitality at Work.

VitalityLife:
Your clients can get 50% off a pair of running shoes with any life insurance plan that includes Optimiser with an additional monthly fee for Vitality Plus, currently £4.75 per month, per adult, with a minimum monthly premium of £45 on single plans and £60 on joint plans.
The Vitality Plus fee is subject to change. To find out about these charges please read our reward terms and conditions.all VitalityLife plans.

They can get 25% off a pair of running shoes with a VitalityLife plan with Vitality Select - included as standard on all life insurance plans.

They can also get 15% discount on any full priced items, excluding electronics, and must be used separately to the discount on one pair of sports shoes per plan year. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or sale items.

*VitalityInvest:
Your clients can get 25% off a pair of running shoes with Runners Need with all VitalityInvest plans. They can also get 15% discount on any full priced items, excluding electronics, and must be used separately to the discount on one pair of sports shoes per plan year. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or sale items.

Existing VitalityInvest ISA/JISA customers holding a VitalityHealth or a VitalityLife plan also get 50% off a pair of running shoes with Runners Need.

Details correct as of October 2021. Terms and conditions apply at vitality.co.uk/member.

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